8:20 PM Apr 12, 2012
An animal shelter official said puppies boosted the estimated number of dogs seized from a southwestern Michigan breeder's home to at least 380, but that people from around the state are pitching in to help care for the animals.
6:26 PM Apr 12, 2012
Grand Haven's community art project has gone to the dogs. Officials from the city's Main Street Downtown Development Authority have chosen a caricature dog as its community art project for 2012, called Grand Haven arf Walk.
6:26 PM Apr 12, 2012
(UPDATE: 6:26 p.m. Wednesday) Two Coast Guard members were fatally shot Thursday at a communications station on an island off Alaska, officials said.
6:00 PM Apr 12, 2012
"Tour de Force on Four Grand Pianos" returns to West Michigan with new compositions, a new program and 16 pianists at 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Zeeland East High School DeWitt Auditorium, 3333 96th Ave.
5:00 PM Apr 12, 2012
The Bookman and members of C3 Exchange's Book Club are partnering to bring World Book Night to Grand Haven on April 23.
4:00 PM Apr 12, 2012
A young photographer will be hosting an open house to showcase her fledgling business and photography skills before she moves back to the area. Abbey Moore will host the open house at 16155 Heron Drive in Spring Lake Township from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday.
3:30 PM Apr 12, 2012
This past fall, soccer fans across the Tri-Cities were thrilled to watch three boys teams - Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Western Michigan Christian - advance to their respective state championship games.
2:01 PM Apr 12, 2012
Rima Fakih, the first Arab-American to be crowned Miss USA, pleaded no contest Wednesday to drunk driving. The former beauty queen offered the plea to driving while visibly impaired.
1:30 PM Apr 12, 2012
When he picked up a pamphlet about the University of Michigan crew team during his senior year of high school, Riley Hall never imagined it would spawn such an obsession. Hall, a Grand Haven grad now in his senior year at Michigan, is a four-year member of the Wolverines' nationally-ranked crew team. He's been racing with the team's top boat, the Varsity 8, since his sophomore year, helping Michigan win three consecutive American Collegiate Rowing Association national championships.
1:24 PM Apr 12, 2012
A Muskegon man charged with carrying a gun into the Grand Haven post office earlier this year is scheduled to be sentenced Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court. George Covington III, 42, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm after the Jan. 3 incident.
1:23 PM Apr 12, 2012
Spring Lake Yacht Club will once again host one of the top crew events in the Midwest as the 17th annual Lubbers Cup Regatta takes place Saturday on Spring Lake.
1:23 PM Apr 12, 2012
Police are looking for a man who they said held up a Macatawa Bank branch in Holland Township on Wednesday afternoon and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.
12:30 PM Apr 12, 2012
A new store opening its doors in downtown Grand Haven today aims to provide modern fashions to young men and women. Illinois-based Glik's is now open at 202 Washington Ave., the site of the old Ceramic Café business.
11:50 AM Apr 12, 2012
An Ottawa County Sheriff's Department detective, driving to court in Holland on Wednesday afternoon, thwarted a home invasion he happened to come across.
10:31 AM Apr 12, 2012
Grand Haven's varsity girls soccer team battled to a 1-1 tie with Holland Christian on Wednesday.
8:52 AM Apr 12, 2012
(UPDATED: 8:20 p.m. Wednesday) A freeze warning is in effect for Ottawa County, as well as much of west and central Michigan, for early Thursday.