The death of a White Pines Middle School student on Sunday "is not related to a contagious event,' said Superintendent Keith Konarska in a letter to parents of Grand Haven Area Public Schools students on Monday.
The earliest person of European ancestry to regularly visit what is now Grand Haven was Charles-Michel Mouet de Langlade, who was ordered to open a trading post at the mouth of the Grand River by French military authorities in 1755.
The winter storm warning has been canceled for Ottawa, Allegan and Barry counties - and replaced with a winter weather advisory in effect until noon Saturday.
The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids forecasts moderate to heavy snowfall between 7 and 10 tonight. Another round of moderate to heavy snow is possible after midnight.