7:33 AM Oct 7, 2011
A national park and an American Indian tribe will receive a combined $1.1 million for environmental projects in northern Michigan. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the projects at a briefing in Grand Haven on Thursday. The EPA said the projects will be funded under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a multi-year program designed to boost the health of the lakes by cleaning up toxic pollution, fighting invasive species and other measures.
11:09 AM Oct 6, 2011
Two people were taken by ambulance to the hospital following a one-car accident shortly before 9 this morning on Griffin Street, according to Lt. Joe Boyle of the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety. An elderly couple was in a car that was southbound in the 900 block of Griffin Street when the driver had a medical incident and the car veered off the road and struck a telephone pole, Boyle said. The woman suffered minor injuries. Both of the occupants of the car were wearing seat belts, according to Boyle. Their names and conditions were not available.
10:57 AM Oct 6, 2011
Matt DeYoung - Last Week: 9-1; Season: 43-17, 71.6 percent Grand Haven over East Kentwood Spring Lake over Grant Fruitport over Orchard View Muskegon Catholic Central over Muskegon Heights Shelby over Oakrdige Michigan over Northwestern Oklahoma over Texas Nebraska over Ohio State Detroit Lions over Chicago Bears Detroit Tigers over New York Yankees
4:00 PM Oct 6, 2011
A pet food and supply store with more than two decades of experience and roots tied to West Michigan has opened its doors in Grand Haven. Chow Hound opened late last month at 628 N. Beacon Blvd., the former site of a Sleep Doctor Mattress store. Sleep Doctor has moved to a plaza across the street at 465 N. Beacon Blvd.
10:20 AM Oct 7, 2011
The votes are in and, for the second year in a row, Ottawa County Judge Ed Post is the overall winner of Grand Haven ArtWalk. Post won the 2011 contest for his photograph titled "Blueberries in the Snow.' "It's very gratifying and very surprising,' he said, "especially when I saw all the other work people created.' The winners of the second annual contest were announced Wednesday at ArtWalk headquarters.
10:19 AM Oct 6, 2011
After more than a week of public voting, winners for ArtWalk 2011 were announced on Wednesday afternoon. Painting First Place: Paulo Luz of Ferrysburg for "Arise' at Sandy Gentry Re-Max Second Place: Catherine McClung of Spring Lake for "Art of Fishing' at Tri-Cities Historical Museum Photography First Place: Edward Post of Grand Haven for "Blueberries in the Snow' at Tri-Cities Historical Museum Second Place: Jeff Brinn of Grand Haven for "The Beauty of Decay' at Tri-Cities Historical Museum
7:13 AM Oct 6, 2011
Today: Sunny, with a high near 71. South wind at around 7 mph. Tonight: Patchy fog after 2 am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 54. Calm wind becoming southeast at 6-9 mph. Friday: Patchy fog before 8 am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 74. South wind around 11 mph.
7:22 AM Oct 6, 2011
Thousands of people have viewed the Grand Haven ArtWalk 2011 entries and cast ballots during the past two weeks, event organizers said Tuesday. Voting for the second annual art contest officially closed at noon today. ArtWalk organizers will tally the public's preferences and a third-party accounting firm will verify the results. The winning paintings, sculptures, drawings/mixed media artworks and photographs will be revealed to the public late this afternoon.
11:30 AM Oct 5, 2011
With the talk of alternative energy and the possibility of installing wind turbines in water becoming more frequent, Grand Haven city officials are hoping to be ready the next time a proposal comes to life. On Monday night, City Council unanimously passed a statement that would be used if offshore wind turbines were proposed along the coast of the community. "What we would like is for our voice to be heard and to be taken seriously,' Councilman Bob Monetza said.
11:07 AM Oct 5, 2011
Grand Haven and Fruitport warmed up for Thursday's regional action with impressive non-conference victories on Tuesday. The Bucs swept visiting Zeeland West, 8-0, as each flight won in straight sets. In singles play, winners for Grand Haven were Connor Kelley at No. 1 (6-1, 6-0); Korey Searle at No. 2 (6-1, 6-1); DJ Thielbar at No. 3 (6-1, 6-0); and Varun Biddanda at No. 4 (6-0, 6-1).