11:50 PM Jul 6, 2012
Several of the top junior golfers from across the Midwest converged on Grand Haven Golf Club for the Mid-American Junior Golf Tour's first-ever Junior Patriot Cup Classic. The event featured 27 boys and 15 girls, most of whom hailed from Illinois. The winning girl was Kelli Ono of Highland Park, Ill. She shot a sparkling 74 on Thursday, then struggled to an 84 on Friday. Her total of 158 was two strokes better than Kennedy Bodfield of St. Catharines, Ontario.
11:46 PM Jul 6, 2012
Jerry of Spring Lake asked for an estimate of the total cost to build the U.S. 31 bypass in Ottawa County.
11:41 PM Jul 6, 2012
The Folds of Honor Foundation continues to grow in leaps and bounds, donating 2,600 scholarships to the families of U.S. military personnel who have been injured or killed in the line of duty.
11:39 PM Jul 6, 2012
The 2011 Ed Suchecki Memorial Buc Open will be held on Friday, July 13, at Grand Haven Golf Club.
11:16 PM Jul 6, 2012
Utility crews slogged through near-100 degree temperatures Friday to restore electricity to more than 130,000 homes and businesses around Michigan that have suffered several days without power.
5:05 PM Jul 6, 2012
A load of cardboard blazed in the north parking lot of St. Patrick's church after it caught fire inside a garbage truck this afternoon.
4:26 PM Jul 6, 2012
(Updated: 4:20 p.m. Friday) An excessive heat warning for Ottawa and Muskegon counties has been extended until 8 p.m. Saturday.
4:18 PM Jul 6, 2012
Parking limits in Grand Haven's downtown and Centertown business district may soon be a little more relaxed.
4:00 PM Jul 6, 2012
A traditional Irish music band will serenade skaters, walkers and boaters along Grand Haven's Chinook Pier from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 12.
2:30 PM Jul 6, 2012
The extended hot weather is pushing fish into deeper waters in both the inland lakes and the Great Lakes. Many of the rivers and streams are running low and clear with the lack of rain. Anglers should be able to wade in some areas that are usually not accessible this time of year.
11:22 AM Jul 6, 2012
A former Holton Township man has been arrested in connection with the July 3 break-in of Watkins Pharmacy, Norton Shores Police Chief Dan Shaw announced.
10:54 AM Jul 6, 2012
Several area recreational athletic programs have found ways to deal with the recent oppressive heat wave that has settled over West Michigan.
10:44 AM Jul 6, 2012
The Midwest Beach Volleyball Tour will make two stops at Grand Haven State Park this year, including Saturday's MBVT Grand Haven Wilson Open. The event begins at 9 a.m., with finals taking place around 4 p.m. The action continues on Sunday with coed play. "This is usually one of our best tournaments because of the big vacation weekend,' said tour organizer Scott VanderWerp. "We usually get in excess of 100 teams in all of the divisions.'