7:32 PM Apr 4, 2012
Loggers used the Grand River as an "expressway" to drive logs to sawmills in villages and cities along the banks of the Grand River. The 1883 log jams in the river above Grand Rapids and above Spring Lake-Grand Haven are the stuff that legends are made of.
7:00 AM Apr 4, 2012
Today: Sunny, with a high near 54. North-northwest wind between 8 and 14 mph.
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.'
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.
11:11 PM Apr 3, 2012
Their silver and blue wings glint in the sunlight as they spin in the wind. Workers planted hundreds of the pinwheels throughout Ottawa County on Monday to bring awareness of child abuse and neglect.
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.
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.
11:53 PM Mar 30, 2012
She wasn't even mentioned in the Associated Press all-state team, but Grand Haven junior Abby Cole certainly caught the eye of Detroit News preps writer David Goricki at the girls basketball state finals.
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.
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.