2:00 PM Oct 15, 2011
SPRING LAKE - Village Council on Monday will begin discussions at its Monday work session on a potential dog park next to Central Park on Consumer's Energy land. The fenced-in area is proposed for the land parallel to Lakeside Trail, north of Central Park. Alex Brower of Boy Scout Troop 14 has expressed interest in assisting the Village Parks Board in creating the dog park in an effort to earn his Eagle Scout badge. Read more of this story in today's print edition or e-edition of the Grand Haven Tribune.
11:32 AM Oct 15, 2011
Rhythm That Moves, a fundraising gala for Spring Lake High School bands and choirs, will be held Friday, Nov. 11, at St. Mary's Catholic Church.
11:30 AM Oct 14, 2011
A sewer line leak near 210 S. Park St. in Spring Lake on Thursday morning spilled an estimated 300-500 gallons of untreated wastewater into the Grand River - but the situation was resolved in about two hours, according to Village Manager Ryan Cotton. "The line is now capped off and the leak stopped,' said Cotton, who notified the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Ottawa County Health Department and neighboring communities, per prescribed procedures.
4:00 PM Oct 14, 2011
The Trace invites the public to join them to be part of a live recording performance on Saturday, Nov. 5. It will take place at Seven Steps Up, 116 S. Jackson St. in Spring Lake. A new CD will be mixed from the concert to go on sale shortly thereafter. Admission is $10 and seating is limited to 100. Tickets can be purchased online at runamokpromotions.com or www.thetrace.us.
3:00 PM Oct 14, 2011
When a state tournament rolls around in any sport, coaches are often concerned about their players being affected by outside distractions. Spring Lake coach George Bitner is one of them. The longtime Lakers' coach is hoping the Homecoming festivities at Spring Lake this weekend won't be a downfall for his Lakers' squad, which is making its first state finals appearance since 2003.
10:18 AM Oct 14, 2011
Spring Lake chalked up nine first-place finishes, including a pair of relay victories, which helped the Lakers beat Coastal Conference rival Ludington on Thursday, 104-79. "It was a fun meet, but an important win for us towards the conference championship,' said Spring Lake coach Nikki Theune. "Most of the girls are holding near their best time, which is where we as coaches want them right now before we start to get ready for the conference meet in early November.'
1:01 PM Oct 13, 2011
A back injury sidelined Spring Lake's Ryan Fedewa for several weeks this fall, but the Lakers' sophomore is finally back at full strength, and just in time. Fedewa, who plays No. 1 singles, leads the Lakers' varsity boys tennis team into Friday's Division 3 state finals at Holly/Grand Blanc. He's got a chance to make a nice run at the state meet thanks to a favorable draw.
8:00 PM Oct 13, 2011
State Rep. Amanda Price will be at Spring Lake District Library from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, to talk with constituents about their concerns.
4:00 PM Oct 12, 2011
An arts and craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at Spring Lake Presbyterian Church.
12:19 PM Oct 11, 2011
For the three captains of the Spring Lake varsity soccer team, the feeling of losing a game in the Lakes Eight Conference is unknown. That's because it has yet to happen. The streak of 30-straight wins will carry over to at least next fall after the Lakers clinched the final game in Lakes Eight competition this season, winning the conference tournament championship game over visiting Orchard View on Monday at Spring Lake Middle School, 1-0.