3:30 PM Apr 5, 2012
If Spring Lake's Adam Hohmeyer hadn't already established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the sport of snowboarding, he's done so in the past two days. The 16-year-old placed second in both the slopestyle and halfpipe events in his Junior Men (16-17) age group at the United States of America Snowboard Association national event, held in Copper Mountain, Colo., on Monday and Tuesday.
2:00 PM Apr 5, 2012
Authorities said smoking materials caused a fire at an apartment in Grand Rapids that killed an 83-year-old woman.
11:30 AM Apr 5, 2012
City transportation officials are expecting plans for airport terminal expansion to take off in the coming months. Grand Haven Transportation Director Tom Manderscheid said the project is still in the design stage and there is no funding yet awarded for it.
10:26 AM Apr 5, 2012
Mike Page loves racing his 1972 Chevrolet Blazer at the West Michigan Sand Dragway in Silver Lake.
10:01 AM Apr 5, 2012
Brothers Alex and Danny Brower hope to fly with Eagle Scout designations after designing for the dogs. The Browers, members of Boy Scout Troop 14, plan to begin construction of a dog park on the north side of Spring Lake's Central Park as soon as they get their paws on the final $4,500 needed to enclose the 1-acre site, located between Lakeside Trail and the park's ball diamonds.
9:47 AM Apr 5, 2012
A warning for frost and freezing was in effect for Ottawa County until 9 this morning.
8:30 AM Apr 5, 2012
The vacant C3 Exchange building at 225 E. Savidge St. is courting another suitor.
8:00 PM Apr 4, 2012
A West Michigan woman whose vehicle was struck by lightning while she was driving to a mall had to kick out a window so she and her 4-year-old son could escape.
8:00 PM Apr 4, 2012
Michigan State University Trustee Melanie Foster will be guest speaker at the Lakeshore Republican Women's monthly meeting on Monday, April 9.
7:32 PM Apr 4, 2012
Loggers used the Grand River as an "expressway" to drive logs to sawmills in villages and cities along the banks of the Grand River. The 1883 log jams in the river above Grand Rapids and above Spring Lake-Grand Haven are the stuff that legends are made of.
6:00 PM Apr 4, 2012
A local wellness group has invited bestselling author and motivational speaker Dave Mager to the Tri-Cities area for a presentation on Tuesday, April 10.
5:02 PM Apr 4, 2012
A freeze warning is in effect for Ottawa County from 2-9 a.m. Thursday.
4:00 PM Apr 4, 2012
Spring Lake District Library is celebrating National Library Week by offering programs for a variety of ages and interests.
2:00 PM Apr 4, 2012
A man faces a charge of terrorism after police said he threatened to shoot up Muskegon High School.
1:00 PM Apr 4, 2012
Construction crews are making a connection in the Mulligan's Hollow Recreation Area. Work is being done to make a final connection of the 30-inch raw water main near the new backwash tank, resulting in changes to traffic flow in the area.
11:45 AM Apr 4, 2012
Legislators are taking a second shot at setting rules on how much water factories and farms in the state can draw out of one of the Great Lakes, rolling out a plan that would cut in half the amount tapped without a permit and add some oversight to the process.