The state's association of attorneys has launched a program to see that innocent people are not sent to jail - and, if they are wrongly convicted, to get them out.
An Ottawa County judge is part the new task force.
Friday's rain didn't dampen spirits in Coopersville.
About 350 people braved the weather in an attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records of "most people dancing with a Hula-Hoop." It happened on the Coopersville High School football field.
The Grand Haven library's fixation on pirates started a few years ago with Talk Like a Pirate Day, which is Sept. 19 this year. It's bloomed into a full-blown post-Coast Guard Festival week in August that's moved around each year.