9:00 AM Mar 29, 2012
The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a frost advisory for much of west and central Michigan, including Ottawa County, to be in effect from midnight until 9 a.m. Thursday.
10:01 AM Mar 27, 2012
Local fruit growers are keeping a close eye on their crops as the temperature was expected to dip below freezing overnight. "Right now, we're just really concerned,' Bob Carini, owner of Carini Farms in West Olive, said Monday. "There's a freeze warning tonight and (the crops are) five weeks ahead of schedule.'
10:04 AM Mar 27, 2012
(UPDATED: 11:15 p.m. Monday) The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Ottawa County, and much of west and central Michigan, in effect through 9 a.m. Tuesday.
10:00 AM Mar 24, 2012
Those with a pulse on the real estate market are noticing an improvement in the foreclosure situation. "The market has definitely started to correct itself,' said real estate agent Jake Hogeboom of Coldwell Banker Schmidt. "There haven't been as many foreclosures.'
4:00 PM Mar 14, 2012
Greater Ottawa County United Way invites all Ottawa County residents to nominate individuals for Volunteer Star recognition in April.
1:02 PM Mar 2, 2012
The first monthly siren test in 2012 in Ottawa County is scheduled for noon Friday. Ottawa County Emergency Management will coordinate the test, utilizing individual jurisdiction activation tones which will sound in sequence throughout the county.
7:11 AM Mar 1, 2012
Although Mitt Romney took Michigan on Tuesday, Ottawa County voters favored Rick Santorum in the Republican presidential primary.
9:55 AM Feb 29, 2012
Mitt Romney coasted to victory in the Arizona primary and edged Rick Santorum in the Michigan primary on Tuesday.
3:52 PM Feb 28, 2012
A winter weather advisory is now in effect for Ottawa County from 10 tonight to 10 a.m. Wednesday.
3:43 PM Feb 28, 2012
(UPDATED: Tuesday, 7:13 a.m.) A winter storm watch is in effect for Ottawa County and a large portion of West and Central Michigan from tonight through Wednesday evening.