Leading a group of 20 through Lake Forest Cemetery on Wednesday morning, Jeanette Weiden said she finds the Civil War era a fascinating period of American history.
"We have such a rich history buried here," said the Loutit District Library local history librarian.
Grand Haven's MACkite store is expanding its reach eastward.
The longtime Grand Haven business now has a location at 217 Beechtree St., in the Eastown neighborhood. It is a showroom and warehouse for kiteboarding and stand-up paddleboarding gear.
Today: A 30-percent chance of showers, mainly before 8 a.m. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a steady temperature around 46. Breezy, with a north-northwest wind between 13 and 23 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.
Pirates were given the go-ahead to raise their flag over Harbor Island this summer for the fourth annual Michigan Pirate Festival, an event held in conjunction with Loutit District Library.
"As far as the library is concerned, we are all for it,' library spokesman Larry Halverson said. "Central Park is an ideal spot, but there are some limitations there.'