3:00 PM Oct 28, 2011
Ottawa County Parks is continuing its Fall Interpretive Program Series in November. These naturalist-led programs last about 90 minutes each and are canceled if raining.
10:57 AM Oct 26, 2011
Ottawa County Prosecutor Ron Frantz said police officers were justified in their killing of bank robbery suspects Kristopher Cheyne and Derryl Lafave on Oct. 13.
4:00 PM Oct 24, 2011
The Greater Ottawa County United Way invites all county residents to "Rake a Difference' in its neighborhoods from 8 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day.
1:29 PM Oct 24, 2011
Amberrose Hammond believes everyone probably has a wicked family skeleton or two hiding in a closet. The Grand Haven Township woman found hers while researching her second book, "Wicked Ottawa County, Michigan.'
1:20 AM Oct 22, 2011
While October is widely inundated with the color pink, for Breast Cancer Awareness Month - from ribbons to water bottles to pink newspaper - this month is also symbolized with the color purple for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
1:09 AM Oct 22, 2011
Five weeks after the 2011-12 Community Campaign officially kicked off, Greater Ottawa County United Way has tallied more than 20 percent of its $2.3 million goal, thanks to results reported this week from workplace campaigns held in area companies.
10:37 AM Oct 22, 2011
The National Weather Service has a freeze warning in effect from 2 a.m. to 10 a.m. today for Ottawa, Mason, Oceana, Muskegon, Allegan and Van Buren counties.
8:00 PM Oct 20, 2011
The Center for Women in Transition is appealing to the community to donate cell phones and chargers to the center for use by its clients.
4:40 PM Oct 15, 2011
A wind advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. today for much of Lower Michigan, including Ottawa County. The National Weather Service said west winds will gust to 45-50 mph across the advisory area this afternoon. Driving in high winds will become difficult, particularly with higher-profile vehicles. Scattered power outages are possible this afternoon due to downed tree limbs onto power lines.
2:00 PM Oct 13, 2011
Anyone wishing to reduce their risk of becoming ill with the flu is encouraged to get a vaccine. Because the vaccine is widely available throughout the community, the Health Department is not holding vaccine clinics in its offices. For more information about flu prevention and help finding a vaccine clinic near you, visit www.miottawa.org/flu. You can also find tips and updates at www.facebook.com/flugranny.