Verbal remarks might not be seen as physical weapons, but the pain they can inflict could hurt just as much as if it were from a real weapon, according to an anti-bullying speaker who met with Grand Haven students on Friday.
On the one hand, Ottawa County Judge Jon Hulsing makes the decision to put people behind bars. But on the other, he helps them as they return to the community and try to get established in mainstream society.
Today: A chance of snow, mainly before 1 p.m., then a chance for flurries. Cloudy, with a high near 35. North-northwest wind between 11 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
The city of Grand Haven has received another boost in its efforts to provide housing opportunities for its residents.
The city recently received word that it received funding for its Old Town homeowner repair grant program and its home purchase assistance program.
In recognition to Black History Month, Grand Valley State University's Dr. Veta Tucker will present "Journeys to Freedom in Michigan' at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in Loutit District Library's Program Room A.
A Grand Haven man arrested after taking items from cars is likely not the same person involved in recent "smash and grabs' in the area, according to Lt. Renee Freeman of the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety.