11:34 AM Feb 9, 2012
Brandon Pastor has gritted his teeth through six tough years of hard work and perseverance in building Fruitport's varsity wrestling program, so it's understandable his desire to let loose a little bit with a district championship trophy in his hand on Wednesday.
12:55 PM Feb 8, 2012
Clinging to a one-point lead with 90 seconds remaining in its showdown against rival Rockford, Grand Haven's girls basketball team needed somebody to step up and make a play.
12:54 PM Feb 8, 2012
A regional economics expert gave his annual report and forecast to the Northwest Ottawa County business community on Tuesday, and it had more good news and hope than the past few years.
12:53 PM Feb 8, 2012
When he was in middle school, Iain Novoselich made the trip down from Muskegon to watch a high school basketball game at Grand Haven's infamous Pirate's Pit.
12:30 PM Feb 1, 2012
The disappointment from a loss to rival East Kentwood has been stewing for over a month for players on the Grand Haven varsity girls basketball team.
11:59 AM Jan 31, 2012
Nearly 50 contestants showed up Monday at Anytime Fitness in Grand Haven with hopes of becoming the biggest winners - by being the biggest losers. In a loose spin-off of the popular reality TV series "The Biggest Loser,' organizers held casting calls Monday evening for the first-ever "Lakeshore Slimdown Challenge.'
9:08 AM Jan 31, 2012
The number of entries may have been down for Saturday's Winterfest events at Mulligan's Hollow, but the good times were plentiful.
9:08 AM Jan 31, 2012
Mr. Nibbles may have needed a bit more to nibble on at the Race of Kings hamster race Saturday afternoon - the Chinese dwarf hamster was too lightweight to move his exercise ball in the race.
1:46 PM Jan 30, 2012
Dozens of swimmers braved the frigid waters of the Grand River's south channel on Sunday afternoon for the first Polar Plunge, a Winterfest event benefiting the Tri-Cities Area Habitat for Humanity.
4:19 PM Jan 28, 2012
The number of entries may have been down for Saturday's Winterfest events at Mulligan's Hollow, but the good times and even the snow were plentiful. "Fifteen years we've been running this and it's been a blast every year - and that's why we keep coming back,' said Duane Schroeder of Grand Haven, who was part of a group dressed as "ice cream men' in a cardboard ice cream truck.
12:08 PM Jan 28, 2012
Bodies were slipping and sliding down First Street in Grand Haven on Friday night during the annual Winterfest Intergalactic Human Sled Race.
12:56 PM Jan 27, 2012
(UPDATED: Thursday, 10:18 a.m.) Two people were taken by ambulance to North Ottawa Community Hospital Wednesday afternoon following a rear-end, rollover accident in front of the Morning Star Cafe, 711 Washington Ave.
12:55 PM Jan 27, 2012
Ludington used to be a powerhouse in boys swimming, but a drop in participation numbers on the Orioles' varsity squad hasn't made them a formidable foe recently in the Coastal Conference for Spring Lake.
11:22 AM Jan 27, 2012
The halls of Peach Plains Elementary School echoed with the sounds of squeaking sneakers and plenty of laughter on Thursday as the school hosted its Fuel Up to Play 60 kick-off.
12:35 PM Jan 26, 2012
Andrew Hissom hasn't had much competition in his Lakes Eight Conference matches this winter.
7:05 AM Jan 24, 2012
The sixth annual Bloody Mary Mixoff attracted record numbers Saturday at Old Boys' Brewhouse in Spring Lake. And that added up to record proceeds.
12:00 PM Jan 23, 2012
More than 4,000 hot dogs went out the window during the annual Pronto Pups three-day winter sale held over the weekend, according to owner Carl Nelson. "It's a big social event,' he said.