1:32 PM Oct 29, 2012
Having records public at times is similar to landfills - everyone is OK with them until it involves them. Quite often, government officials think releasing these records really stinks.
12:44 PM Oct 29, 2012
A former marching band assistant charged with having a sexual relationship with one of the students was sentenced to a year in jail Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
12:02 PM Oct 29, 2012
If not for a couple of observant grocers 93 years ago, the history of Coopersville might have recorded a dark day, akin to a modern-day terrorist attack.
11:35 AM Oct 29, 2012
(Updated at 11:30 a.m. Monday) The National Weather Service has issued wind, gale and storm warnings for western Michigan, including Ottawa County, starting Monday as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall on the Atlantic coast.
10:02 AM Oct 29, 2012
The great health care debate is also part of the annual budgeting for local municipalities, as they continue to deal with the rising costs in providing health options to employees.
9:38 AM Oct 29, 2012
Editor's note: This is the first part of a three-part series on the low water levels and their impact on the area. The series will continue Monday and Tuesday. West Michigan is known as a water wonderland, but that water is rapidly disappearing.
9:02 AM Oct 29, 2012
The Michigan Film Office said a "Robocop" remake and an Eminem-produced web series are among three projects approved for state film incentives.
7:02 AM Oct 29, 2012
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
7:09 PM Oct 28, 2012
From Washington to Boston, big cities and small towns Sunday buttoned up against the onslaught of a superstorm that could endanger 50 million people in the most heavily populated corridor in the nation, with forecasters warning that New York could get slammed by a wall of water. The effects of the "Frankenstorm" will reach into Michigan as the New York Stock Exchange, Amtrak and airlines shut down service throughout the Northeast.
2:02 PM Oct 28, 2012
A 75-foot-tall concolor fir from Jackson has been selected as the Christmas tree to decorate the Michigan Capitol lawn this year.
12:02 PM Oct 28, 2012
Spring Lake Wesleyan Church will host its annual Thanksgiving meal on Friday, Nov. 2.
10:02 AM Oct 28, 2012
Harold Hamp was putting a roof on a home in Alma in 1968 when he lost his wallet. It was found 44 years later by another man re-roofing the same house.
8:02 AM Oct 28, 2012
The family always knew there was something mysterious about Wang Fanglian. He had secrets he dared not share with even his closest relatives.
4:02 PM Oct 27, 2012
Michigan utility regulators say residential heating bills for natural gas users are expected to be slightly higher this winter due to likely increased consumption.