7:00 AM Aug 7, 2012
Polling places are open until 8 tonight across Michigan, including Ottawa County, with lots of issues and Republican candidates to decide. The Tribune will post the election results tonight after the polls close. Check back often.
10:01 AM Aug 6, 2012
County election officials say that efforts are being made to make sure people who aren't citizens of the U.S. don't get to cast a ballot this election season.
10:00 AM Aug 2, 2012
The state Attorney General's Office is investigating suspected fraudulent signatures on ballot petitions for a Grand Haven man who was running for an Ottawa County judge post.
5:00 AM Aug 3, 2012
The monthly siren test for most communities in Ottawa County is at noon today.
2:00 PM Jul 29, 2012
"If you feed them, they will call.' That's what Mike Mitchell says about area emergency personnel.
4:00 PM Jul 27, 2012
Three Republican candidates for the Ottawa County drain commissioner position are squaring off in the upcoming primary election.
4:55 PM Jul 20, 2012
(CANCELED) The National Weather Service has posted a beach hazards statement in effect from noon today through this evening for Lake Michigan beaches in Ottawa, Allegan and Van Buren counties.
8:29 PM Jul 17, 2012
(UPDATE: 5:25 p.m. Tuesday) The heat advisory remains in effect until 8 this evening. Temperatures of 95 to 100 inland are expected through early evening before slowly falling.
9:58 AM Jul 9, 2012
The West Nile virus has crept into several Michigan counties in Michigan, the Michigan Department of Community Health said.
4:26 PM Jul 6, 2012
(Updated: 4:20 p.m. Friday) An excessive heat warning for Ottawa and Muskegon counties has been extended until 8 p.m. Saturday.