10:58 AM Jul 1, 2011
A Spring Lake man is making a second attempt to recall state Sen. Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive. Jason Collins this week filed revised language for a recall petition to remove Meekhof from office. The Ottawa County elections office received the latest request on Wednesday. The proposed language, or the "reason' for the recall, was similar but condensed from a request Collins filed June 7.
10:22 AM Jul 1, 2011
A Spring Lake man is making a second attempt at a recall of state Sen. Arlan Meekhof. Jason Collins this week again filed language for a recall petition to remove Meekhof, R-West Olive, from office. The Ottawa County elections office received the latest request on Wednesday. The proposed language, or the "reason' for the recall, was similar but condensed from a request Collins made June 7.
12:31 PM Jun 30, 2011
A Grand Haven chiropractic doctor is one of two volunteers recently recognized for their contributions to preventing youth substance abuse in Ottawa County.
2:02 PM Jun 30, 2011
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has designated 54 doctors in Ottawa County as patient-centered medical home physicians. The designation places them among a select number of primary care physicians in Michigan who are improving health care quality and lowering costs through a more intensive focus on their patients' wellness, according to the health insurer. The PCMH care teams work with patients to keep them healthy and monitor their care on an ongoing basis. The teams coordinate patients' health care using registries to track their conditions.
2:18 PM Jun 29, 2011
Several thousand dollars worth of electronics, jewelry, guns and prescription medications have been reported stolen during a series of daytime home invasions which occurred on the east side of Ottawa County over the last couple of weeks, police said. Police are looking for help in identifying any possible suspects. Lt. Mark Bennett of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department said the home invasions were reported between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at locations in Allendale, Tallmadge, Polkton and Jamestown townships. The incidents intensified on Monday, he said.
2:16 AM Jun 25, 2011
A Grand Rapids teenager was reported in distress after the kayak he was riding in overturned on Lake Michigan in Port Sheldon early Friday evening. Three Grand Rapids teenagers - ages 15, 16 and 18 - were riding in a kayak, which overturned in waves shortly after 5 p.m., Ottawa County Sheriff's Sgt. Keith Garvelink said. Two of the teens were able to get back into the kayak, but the third did not. A witness on shore noticed the teen was in distress and called 911. Upon arrival, all three teens had made it to a sand bar and were okay.
8:01 AM Jun 18, 2011
Ottawa County Parks is offering a variety of fun and educational programs for kids of all ages this summer.
11:08 AM Jun 13, 2011
The American Red Cross is looking for blood donors to help ensure blood is available when and where it's needed. The Red Cross is in special need of O negative-type blood - the universal blood type that can help all individuals needing transfusions. In an effort to help increase donor turnout, the Red Cross has partnered with Meijer to offer donors a chance to win gift cards from Meijer and Best Buy. The following is a list of area American Red Cross blood drives:
10:58 AM Jun 10, 2011
A Spring Lake man has started an effort to recall state Sen. Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive. In his recall petition notice, Jason Collins, 117 N. Division St., said he wants Meekhof recalled for voting in favor of the state budget bill last month that was eventually signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. The Ottawa County clerk's elections office received the notice from Collins in the mail on Tuesday. Ottawa County Elections Coordinator Justin Roebuck said there is a concerted effort to recall state legislators who voted in support of the governor's budget.
10:46 AM Jun 10, 2011
A Spring Lake man has started an effort to recall state Sen. Arlan Meekhof, R-West Olive. In his recall petition notice, Jason Collins, 117 N. Division St., said he wants Meekhof recalled for voting in favor of the state budget bill last month that was eventually signed by Gov. Rick Snyder. The Ottawa County clerk's elections office received the notice from Collins in the mail on Tuesday. Ottawa County Elections Coordinator Justin Roebuck said there is a concerted effort to recall state legislators who voted in support of the governor's budget.

Pages