12:00 PM Jan 27, 2014
A Grand Haven assisted living center apparently has more residents than just the elderly in its care.
12:00 PM Jan 20, 2014
Recently, this column addressed legends of Ottawa County citizens who were said to have gone missing — thus, two more tales of mystery.
1:00 PM Jan 13, 2014
One of the most famous disappearances in the past century is that of female aviator Amelia Earhart, who vanished into history July 24, 1937. Her remains and wreckage of her aircraft were never found.
1:43 PM Jan 6, 2014
Long before white settlements were established in what became Ottawa County, residents were Native Americans from Pottawatomie and Ottawa tribes. Of their many beliefs, the tribes shared fear of a creature known as the “Wendigo.”
12:00 PM Dec 30, 2013
Sometimes being a researcher is akin to being an archeologist in a garbage dump — you dig up a lot of junk and try to separate from that items of value.
12:00 PM Dec 23, 2013
At this time of year, many wonder what will be left under the Christmas tree for them. For Spring Lake resident Pete Fries, what he found under a tree in 1989 was unbelievable — even if it wasn’t a gift for him.
12:00 PM Dec 16, 2013
Zeeland native pushed for national health care before he was against it.
12:30 PM Dec 9, 2013
History buffs fascinated by the tale of the USS Escanaba’s sinking and survivors are well versed in the drama that unfolded on the North Atlantic on June 13, 1943.
11:57 AM Dec 2, 2013
Charles Leopold Bastian and Lewis Greene Blessing founded the Midwestern company Bastian-Blessing in 1908, and two years later established a factory in Grand Haven, which operated until closing its doors in 1988.
12:00 PM Nov 25, 2013
From the 1850s to the turn of the 20th century, Ottawa County storytellers entertained several legends of persons who vanished, all believed to have been murdered.

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