12:00 PM Oct 6, 2014
Everyone in Ottawa County knows the place to go for a Pronto Pup. While the tiny establishment on Grand Haven’s Harbor Drive is now closed for the season, a debate is still open as to who created the tasty hog dog treat.
12:00 PM Sep 29, 2014
Secret societies were nothing unusual in the latter half of the 1800s in Ottawa County. Most were labor movements or temperance organizations.
12:00 PM Sep 22, 2014
On Nov. 9, 1867, a small boat headed north from Washington Street across the Grand River to the train depot at the foot of what in now Dewey Hill capsized. The four occupants — three adults and one child — all drowned.
12:00 PM Sep 15, 2014
Rudolph and Josephine (Bushur) Stiphany immigrated to America around 1899. He was born in Bohemia; she in Switzerland.
12:01 PM Sep 8, 2014
An unusual event put Spring Lake in newspapers across the nation nearly 140 years ago.
12:00 PM Sep 2, 2014
Winsor McCay, a pioneering animator and a Spring Lake native, is known worldwide for his contributions to the world of cartooning.
12:05 PM Aug 25, 2014
Funerals are for the living — and a time to grieve. Going to a funeral shouldn't prove fatal, but it has occasionally in Ottawa County history.
12:00 PM Aug 18, 2014
The Pere Marquette train on display in Grand Haven is a popular tourist attraction.
12:04 PM Aug 11, 2014
On the evening of March 8, 1994, residents of southwest Michigan began seeing strange things in the skies over Lake Michigan, to the south of Holland.
12:00 PM Aug 4, 2014
Is it possible that a sizable amount of money remains hidden at the location of The Ottawa House, a hotel that opened for business in Port Sheldon in 1838?