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.
7:13 AM Feb 24, 2012
(UPDATED: Thursday, 8:13 p.m.) A winter storm warning is in effect for portions of West and Central Michigan until noon Friday. The warning area includes Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Clinton, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ingham, Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun and Jackson counties.
12:06 PM Feb 23, 2012
A winter storm watch will take effect at 4 p.m. today for the lower half of the Lower Peninsula, including Ottawa County. The watch will remain in effect through Friday morning.
7:11 AM Feb 23, 2012
Michigan voters will be going to the polls next week to choose from either the slew of presidential candidates running for the state's 30 Republican Party delegates or the incumbent president as the lone Democratic Party candidate. Olive Township voters will see a fire-emergency millage renewal on their ballot.
6:00 PM Feb 20, 2012
Food distribution for low-income families of Ottawa County will take place on Friday, Feb. 24, at four locations throughout the county. One of the locations is new to the food distribution schedule.
2:00 PM Feb 17, 2012
As Greater Ottawa County United Way's 2011-12 Community Campaign heads into the home stretch, campaign officials are shifting their efforts into high gear.