Winter doesn’t seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, and though it may seem harder to enjoy as the months wear on, there are plenty of winter activities that are still enjoyable — many of which have been loved by residents since the early 1900s.
So, up until this point in our relationship, I’ve been pretty much all sweetness and light, right? Which explains why the people who hear me talk on something like a daily basis are little floored, a little wowed that I have it in me.
The rest of the story about the $2.1 million grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins with Grand Haven's original waterfront goals in 1963, which identified a need to find a way for people to walk from the end of the pier to the "underutilized Harbor Island."
Tiffany Balk, the owner of Blueberry Haven in downtown Grand Haven, recently posted on her blog about mentoring a couple of college students who are competing for a prize that can be used to help them start their own business.
A federal judge in Texas has rescued congressional Republicans from a politically costly showdown with President Barack Obama over funding for the Homeland Security Department, which runs out Feb. 27, and his executive order protecting up to 5 million unauthorized immigrants from deportation.
Like many baby boomers, my extended family consists of four generations. There’s my mom, my husband and myself, our two children, and a daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. That means that I’m up on everything from Legos to Medicare.