GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The Grand Haven Township Board voted unanimously Monday to approve a ban on recreational marijuana facilities and public consumption.
Local law enforcement officials weigh in on recreational marijuana regulations.
Crockery Township Supervisor Leon Stille said the Township Board is taking a “wait and see” approach to recreational pot, as the Michigan Legislature crafts policies and prepares a licensing system for businesses.
On Monday night, the Grand Haven Township Board considered the first reading for an opt-out ordinance that would ban the sale of marijuana and public use in the township. Approval of the ban will likely be considered at the board’s Dec. 10 meeting.
A new industry may be coming to Michigan in 2019, as voter approval of Proposition 1 on the November ballot would mean the legalization of recreational marijuana in the state.
Columbus between Harbor Drive and Fifth Street will be closed from about 2 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday while new stripes and signage work is done.
Ottawa County Circuit Judge Jon Hulsing complimented a group of middle school students for basically grinding through what would have been a weeklong trial in just a couple of hours.
A variety of residents took advantage the chance to have a non-threatening discussion with local police officers during a “Cops, Donuts and Conversation” event Saturday morning at Ryke’s Bakery in Grand Haven.
The plaintiffs’ attorney says her clients have decided to continue on to the next step, which means appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Karen Boes was convicted of killing her daughter via arson in 2002.
LANSING — The Michigan Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal made by accused killer Jeffrey Willis to dismiss the murder charges against him.
Supporters claim that Jim Chiodo of Park Township would never purposefully threaten or harass anyone. However, a judge on Thursday continued a personal protection order to make him stay away from Holland Sentinel editor Sarah Leach, Sentinel staff and the newspaper’s building.
During Thursday’s dedication of the William Van Regenmorter Memory Garden at the Ottawa County Courthouse in Grand Haven, a moment of silence was held in honor of crime victims who lost their lives.
Spring Lake Village President Joyce Hatton and Village Councilwoman Megan Doss tell us why they’re in favor of, or opposed to, disincorporation
Longtime deputy assignment clerk and judicial secretary Lynn Simpson retired Wednesday after serving several judges and more than 40 years working for Ottawa County.