12:01 PM Feb 17, 2014
One of the most controversial residents in Spring Lake history was Charles Orchardson.
12:00 PM Feb 10, 2014
Just for fun, Google “Grand Haven hoop skirt.” You will see our city appears in just about every worldwide list that compiles “dumb” or “strange” laws.
11:54 AM Feb 3, 2014
Jacob Glerum is an unfamiliar name to Grand Haven residents, but the city clerk holds the distinction of having been the man who bought Dewey Hill.
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.

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