8:23 AM May 7, 2012
Dan VanLiere's attorney tried to make a case Friday that his client's involvement in an alleged $9 million Ponzi scheme was minimal - compared to his cohort, Jeffrey Ripley. But Judge Richard Kloote said there was enough evidence to determine VanLiere was equally responsible for the scam.
8:00 AM May 7, 2012
A grassroots petition drive to dissolve the village is causing some thorns in Village Council's search for a new manager. Council received 49 applications for the village manager post, and is expected to decide tonight which 3-5 candidates to interview.
7:00 AM May 7, 2012
Today: Showers and thunderstorms before 8 a.m., then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8 a.m. High near 58. East-northeast wind 15-18 mph decreasing to 6- 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
6:00 AM May 7, 2012
Since Ottawa County is famous for its beautiful beaches, United Way is partnering with the county's Parks and Recreation Commission to keep it that way.
6:00 PM May 6, 2012
Acoustic musicians of all levels and ages are invited to join the next free traditional Irish music session at Loutit District Library on Saturday, May 12.
4:00 PM May 6, 2012
Five priests were deemed unsuitable for ministry because of substantiated allegations of sexual abuse or other inappropriate conduct, the city's Roman Catholic archbishop said Friday.
11:00 AM May 6, 2012
Holland police said they found a meth lab operating in a motel. An anonymous caller phoned in a suspicious complaint at the Best Value Inn, 680 E. 24th St., at around 9:15 a.m. Friday.
10:52 AM May 6, 2012
The 2012 charter fishing season may still be young, but charter captains say they are reeling in good numbers. "It has been phenomenal fishing,' said Dana Bonney, captain of the Danel. "May is usually a big month, but everything started a month early.'
10:51 AM May 6, 2012
A new bike route stretching 500 miles along Michigan's west coast aims to promote tourism and healthy living. Newly created U.S. Bicycle Route 35 runs from New Buffalo to Sault Ste. Marie, Canada.
6:00 PM May 5, 2012
Police investigating a domestic dispute discovered a 2½-foot-long alligator and 3-foot-long python in a home northwest of Detroit.
2:00 PM May 5, 2012
A public hearing will be held Monday for a new industrial zoning district in Grand Haven Township.
12:01 PM May 5, 2012
One suspect has been arrested and another identified in recent credit card thefts and fraud, according to Fruitport Township Police.
6:00 AM May 5, 2012
Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East-southeast wind at 13-18 mph.
11:53 PM May 4, 2012
Spring Lake varsity wrestling coach Dan Robinson said he often encourages his wrestlers to give back to the program once their prep careers are finished.
11:50 PM May 4, 2012
Three Grand Haven pitchers limited visiting Shelby to just two hits Friday evening, helping the Bucs' baseball squad snap a rough stretch of play in the O-K Red recently with a 7-0 non-conference victory.
11:48 PM May 4, 2012
Grand Haven coach Cor Damhuis wouldn't let the excuse of Grand Haven High School's prom on Saturday stand as a factor in his team's 2-0 loss to Jenison on Friday at Buccaneer Stadium.