12:00 PM Jul 21, 2014
In May of 2014, lightning killed eight cows on a West Ottawa County farm. The bolt struck a tree during a storm, under which the cows had sought shelter.
12:00 PM Jul 14, 2014
Parents raise their children with warnings about the adverse effects of tobacco. But for Freddie Frantz, apparently it was not so.
12:00 PM Jul 7, 2014
When 51 percent of the stock in the Michigan Star Furniture Co. of Zeeland was purchased in 1923, the business was renamed the Herman Miller Furniture Co. The name would become a legend in innovative furniture and office design worldwide.
12:00 PM Jun 30, 2014
Grand Haven’s Central Park, between the County Courthouse on Washington Avenue and Loutit District Library on Columbus Avenue, is a plot of land that hosts many festive community events in the summer.
11:44 AM Jun 23, 2014
If you attended Grand Haven High School in the late 1970s — what is now known as Lakeshore Middle School — you likely recall Pedro.
12:00 PM Jun 16, 2014
Historically speaking, Ottawa County’s hot spot for spiritualism — or communication with the dead — was the Village of Agnew.
12:00 PM Jun 9, 2014
Criminal families have always earned public fascination, but only when they end up in historical literature.
12:00 PM Jun 2, 2014
Ever since the establishment of Ottawa County's first churches, citizens — on occasion — have had a beef with a pastor.
12:03 PM May 27, 2014
From 1870 to 1890, Michigan was the nation’s leading timber producer, and its sawmills were among the most efficient in the world. Logging in Grand Haven and Spring Lake contributed greatly to that distinction.
12:00 PM May 19, 2014
After looking at a number of houses in the Grand Haven area in 2004, Michael and his wife fell in love with the one they bought.

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