10:18 PM Jun 5, 2012
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker beat back a recall challenge Tuesday, winning both the right to finish his term and a voter endorsement of his strategy to curb state spending, which included the explosive measure that eliminated union rights for most public workers.
10:13 PM Jun 5, 2012
Christine Burns was selected Monday to be the next Village of Spring Lake manager. But no hiring will happen until after the results of a lawsuit over a village disincorporation issue.
10:13 PM Jun 5, 2012
Firefighters falling through roofs and fire trucks flipped entirely upside down, crushing its chassis and severely injuring the firefighters inside.
6:00 PM Jun 5, 2012
Ottawa County teens, who may be homeless or "couch surfing," will find assistance at a first-time event this week in Grand Haven.
4:41 PM Jun 5, 2012
Damage was estimated at close to $1 million in a fire that caused "significant' damage to an Airline Road business, according to Fruitport Township Fire Chief Ken Doctor.
4:39 PM Jun 5, 2012
A West Michigan man blamed for the disappearance of his baby daughter has been sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for an unlawful imprisonment conviction in the case.
4:27 PM Jun 5, 2012
The third annual Grand River Kayak Race will be held Saturday, starting at Stearn's Bayou at Felix's Marina - located in Robinson Township.
4:24 PM Jun 5, 2012
UPDATE: Rocky Schroeder Jr. did not enter a guilty plea in this case, according to Ottawa County Circuit Judge Ed Post. Schroeder was convicted by a jury, and he vigorously denied the allegations, Post said.
4:19 PM Jun 5, 2012
A county official is stepping down six months before he has to.
4:00 PM Jun 5, 2012
Colorful canine statues have popped up all around town as part of Grand Haven's Arf Walk.
3:01 PM Jun 5, 2012
A central New York native in charge of U.S. Coast Guard operations from the Great Lakes to the St. Lawrence River has received a promotion.
1:30 PM Jun 5, 2012
The Michigan Bucks will host the Dayton Dutch Lions tonight in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup at Oakland University. The Dutch Lions feature Western Michigan Christian graduate Joel DeLass, a midfielder on the squad. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m.
1:00 PM Jun 5, 2012
Police are investigating the theft of a wallet from a purse in a shopping cart on Saturday evening.
12:00 PM Jun 5, 2012
Dr. Tabatha Barber sees many promising futures as she brings thousands of tiny miracles into this world. But as a pregnant teenager who dropped out of high school after her junior year, Barber's future once seemed less than promising.
11:11 AM Jun 5, 2012
A trio of Tri-Cities players helped the Grand Rapids Crew U18 '94 MRL Gold club soccer team claim the prestigious Michigan State Youth Soccer Association State Cup this past weekend. Grand Haven's Jake Vanderlaan and Nate Rose and Spring Lake's Adam Clauss sparked the Crew to the State Cup victory. The tournament began with play in early May, and the Crew cruised through those early games, beating VMI Rush, 6-0; V Jags White, 8-0; and V White Eagles, 4-1.