5:57 PM May 9, 2012
The local school tax proposals all passed on Tuesday, as was expected.
6:00 AM May 7, 2012
Since Ottawa County is famous for its beautiful beaches, United Way is partnering with the county's Parks and Recreation Commission to keep it that way.
10:10 PM May 7, 2012
Voters in three Tri-Cities-area school districts will get their chance Tuesday to approve taxes that they probably don't have to pay. Voters in the Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Fruitport school districts will each see just one item on the May 8 ballot: the renewal of the nonprincipal property tax levy. Such levies impact those with second homes in the area.
4:39 PM May 4, 2012
The Grand River Greenway Parks Celebration 2012 continues this month with a guided tour of four historic cemeteries along the Grand River on May 19 and riverboat tours on the Grand Lady on May 24.
8:39 PM May 3, 2012
(UPDATED: Thursday 8:38 p.m.) The severe thunderstorm watch and flash flood watch for Ottawa County has expired.
4:00 PM May 2, 2012
State Sen. Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive, will hold office hours this month in Jenison, Zeeland and Coopersville.
6:00 PM May 1, 2012
The Ottawa County Parks Nature Education Center and P.J. Hoffmaster State Park are teaming up to offer for a weeklong celebration of birds. Programs, walks, trips and bird-related activities are scheduled May 5-12.
1:24 PM Apr 29, 2012
A freeze warning is in effect for Ottawa County from 11 p.m. Saturday to 10 a.m. Sunday.
1:08 PM Apr 26, 2012
While Ottawa County may be second in the state in a recent County Health Ranking survey, county health officials say there is still plenty of work to be done. This information came from a meeting held Wednesday at the Ottawa County Fillmore Street Complex, where Health Department officials revealed details about their 2012 Community Needs Assessment.
2:00 PM Apr 26, 2012
The Ottawa County Parks Nature Education Center is continuing its Spring Nature Walk Series during the month of May.

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