7:05 AM Sep 22, 2011
Today: Scattered showers, mainly after 8 am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind between 7 and 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Tonight: A 30-percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. North-northwest wind at around 8 mph. Friday: A 50-percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. North-northwest wind around 8 mph.
11:22 AM Sep 21, 2011
Take a look at the scorecard of any of the girls on the Grand Haven varsity golf team and you'll find an occasional 3, some random 4's, and plenty of 5's. But you'll also see a bunch of 7's, some 8's, even a few 9's and 10's. The positive holes give coach Roger Glass a glimmer of hope, but the "blow-up holes,' as Glass calls them, drive the coach crazy.
7:51 AM Sep 22, 2011
Coast Guard City USA may soon have a new Coast Guard boat to mark the entrance to the community. On Tuesday night, Grand Haven City Council approved the authorization of the placement of a new 41-foot aluminum hull boat and the application for eligibility to acquire federal surplus property. "We're trying to get one here where we don't have to pay for it,' City Manager Pat McGinnis said.
7:17 AM Sep 21, 2011
Today: Scattered showers before 2 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind between 11 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Tonight: A 40-percent chance of showers after 2 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Thursday: A 30-percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West-northwest wind between 11 and 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
11:32 AM Sep 20, 2011
One person suffered minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident late Monday morning on northbound U.S. 31, just south of the drawbridge, said Lt. Renee Freeman of the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety. The female passenger of one of the cars was taken by ambulance to North Ottawa Community Hospital. No information was available on her condition.
10:17 AM Sep 21, 2011
Grand Haven officials are going back to the drawing board on a plan that would make skateboard and longboard transportation in city streets legal. While members of City Council agreed in the idea of allowing board transportation legal, they voted 4-1 against the new ordinance. Councilman Mike Fritz was the sole supporter.
1:00 PM Sep 20, 2011
Grand Haven officials have set the boundaries and board membership for a Principal Shopping District, and now all that's left is to set a special assessment. City Council voted 4-1 on Monday to implement the PSD in the city's Master Plan, set the boundaries of the PSD to be the current Grand Haven Main Street Downtown Development Authority district and have the makeup of the new PSD Board be identical to the DDA board. Councilman Mike Fritz voted against both plans - claiming now wasn't the right time for the plan to be implemented.
10:41 AM Sep 20, 2011
In conjunction with the "Bling' exhibit at the Tri-Cities Historical Museum, local jewelry maker Carla Kocher will be teaching a jewelry-making class at the museum from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. Kocher, a Grand Haven resident, has taught more than 200 jewelry-making classes.
7:19 AM Sep 21, 2011
Wednesday, Sept. 21 Noon - ArtWalk 2011 Kickoff with Mayor Roger Bergman and city representatives with a live painting created by City Council under The Grand marquis. Noon to 8 p.m. - Official opening of ArtWalk venues. See the art, vote and experience special venue promotions from Wednesday until the end of ArtWalk. 7-11 p.m. - Opening Day Party at ArtWalk headquarters, 18 N. Fifth St. ArtWalk 2011 opening celebration for artists, venues, sponsors and volunteers. Live music, food and drinks.
10:26 AM Sep 20, 2011
The "Rocket Fish' posters are in, and the brochures containing a map of artists and venues will be ready for Wednesday's reception marking the opening of the second ArtWalk in Grand Haven, said event organizer Steve Loftis on Monday. ArtWalk 2011 kicks off at noon Wednesday when Mayor Roger Bergman and other city officials create a live painting - working under the old Grand Theater marquis in downtown Grand Haven. An opening day party will be held at ArtWalk headquarters, 18 N. Fifth St., from 7-11 p.m. Wednesday.