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.
7:14 AM Sep 20, 2011
Today: Areas of dense fog before 10 am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light wind becoming south at 10-13 mph. Tonight: A 40-percent chance of showers after 2 am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Breezy, with a south-southeast wind 7-10 mph, increasing to 17-20 mph. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Wednesday: A 30-percent chance of showers, mainly before 8 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South-southwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
10:30 AM Sep 20, 2011
A toddler playing with a lighter started a house fire late Monday afternoon on Slayton Street, according to Lt. Renee Freeman of the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety. Emergency crews responded to 1539 Slayton St. at 3:45 p.m. when a woman called 911 and said a bed was on fire. Andrea Young tried to extinguish the blaze, but quickly called 911 and evacuated the house - said her husband, Matt Young. Andrea and the child were the only ones home at the time. They were not hurt, authorities said.
10:40 AM Sep 19, 2011
As Dan O'Keefe sliced open a salmon, pointing out its organs and the proper way to filet the big fish, Colleen Bloomquist of Grand Haven encouraged her 7-year-old granddaughter, Ellie, to get a close look. "It's really neat to see that this is happening here and that (salmon) can develop the way they do,' Colleen said.
8:13 AM Sep 19, 2011
Today: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 66. West southwest wind between 9 and 11 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northwest wind at 8 mph becoming south southwest. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind between 6 and 13 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
1:25 AM Sep 17, 2011
As tears welled up in his eyes, Grand Haven senior Jeremy Lattig collected his grandmother, Lee Lattig, in a smothering hug. His emotion had nothing to do with the Buccaneers' 38-14 win over Jenison, which had wrapped up just moments ago. A victory on the football field seemed insignificant to the victory Lee Lattig scored over cancer several years ago.
1:20 AM Sep 17, 2011
Once Grand Haven had a firm grasp on what Jenison's offensive attack was going to be, the Wildcats had no chance. The Buccaneers believed Jenison would show a veer offense with a heavy focus on the quarterback option, but after pregame warm-ups, a week full of preparation was scrapped.
6:00 AM Sep 17, 2011
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East-southeast wind at around 10 mph. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 48. East-southeast wind between 7 and 14 mph. Sunday: A 30-percent chance of showers after 2 pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.