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?
12:00 PM Jul 28, 2014
More than a century ago, an aging actress appeared on stage at the Grand Haven Airdome, an outdoor theater on Washington Avenue.
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.

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