12:08 PM Apr 3, 2012
Money problems are so severe in one Michigan school district that officials have given up hope of finding a solution themselves. They're ready for the extreme option: a take-over by a state-appointed "emergency manager.'
12:07 PM Apr 3, 2012
While Grand Haven's proposed budget for the new fiscal year has yet to be released, city officials said they feel things are going well - in light of the economy.
10:25 AM Apr 3, 2012
Like most kids, Sophia Veneklasen is enjoying her Spring Break this week. Unlike many of her classmates, however, Veneklasen is looking forward to getting back to school next Monday.
10:21 AM Apr 3, 2012
Former Spring Lake standout Blake Rottschafer placed sixth overall in the 1,500-meter run for the Hope College men's track and field team during the Grand Rapids Open at Houseman Field on Saturday.
10:00 AM Apr 3, 2012
Rich Heffron used to mow grass or shovel snow in order to buy art supplies. "I'd get a dime and I'd sneak down to the museum,' said the former Grand Rapids resident. "You know those dioramas with all the animals and the moose in it?' the now 76-year-old Spring Lake Township resident asked. "I'd come home and paint those. I would try to duplicate the diorama.'
7:28 PM Apr 2, 2012
With warm weather approaching, safety experts are reminding Lake Michigan visitors to be safe. "The biggest thing is to stay off of the pier and out of the water if the weather is inclement,' Grand Haven Department of Public Safety Sgt. Clint Holt said.
4:29 PM Apr 2, 2012
A student is suing Grand Valley State University for the right to keep a guinea pig on campus for emotional support.
2:00 PM Apr 2, 2012
C2C Gallery will host Vincent Hayes, a local blues musician, from 6-8 p.m. Friday.
10:20 AM Apr 2, 2012
The Grand Haven Historic Conservation Commission is expected to give its recommendation soon regarding the Harbor Drive coal tipple. "We're researching the history and the value of the landmark and the impact demolition might have on the area,' Historic Conservation Commission chairwoman Mary Snedeker said.
10:04 AM Apr 2, 2012
Michigan Senior Olympics gold medalist Jimmy O'Hearn will once again bring pickleball, one of the nation's fastest growing sports for all ages, back for a second season to Loutit District Library - with an added twist.
9:58 AM Apr 2, 2012
Spring Lake's Audrey Grey recently signed a letter of intent to continue her soccer career at Asbury Univeristy.
8:28 AM Apr 2, 2012
For decades, residents of the West Michigan Lakeshore have longed for a second crossing of the Grand River in Ottawa County. It's here.
6:00 PM Apr 1, 2012
Harvest Bible Chapel West Olive will be hosting its sixth annual clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday April 21.
2:41 PM Apr 1, 2012
The investigation is continuing into a rollover crash on March 16 that left five Grand Haven High School girls injured. A spokesperson at the Michigan State Police post in Rockford said on Friday that there was no definitive time when it would be done.
2:41 PM Apr 1, 2012
Brandon Pastor helped guide the Fruitport varsity wrestling team to new heights this winter as the Trojans won their first district title since 2003. His team's success on the mat, however, wasn't enough for Pastor to keep his job.