Snow showers likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 22. North-northeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents remained without power Monday after a weekend ice storm blacked out at least 482,000 homes and businesses, made driving hazardous and may have caused a jetliner with 180 people on board to slide off a taxiway at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
Local dentist Dr. Elizabeth Curtis was looking forward to delivering a new baby over the weekend and celebrating Christmas with her family. Curtis gave birth to Katherine Elizabeth Curtis at 2:23 p.m. Saturday at North Ottawa Community Hospital. The 7-pound, 6-ounce baby girl will never get to know her mother.
Multiple police and fire units responded to a crash on U.S. 31 in Spring Lake Township that was thought to have involved a semi-truck. It turned out to be a one-car crash that occurred when a 25-year-old Holland man lost control while driving south on the highway.
At this time of year, many wonder what will be left under the Christmas tree for them.
For Spring Lake resident Pete Fries, what he found under a tree in 1989 was unbelievable — even if it wasn’t a gift for him.