The beach at Grand Haven State Park was calm, cool and still Friday afternoon when officials gathered to remember a tragedy that occurred last year, and to announce a host of new equipment to help keep beachgoers safe this summer.
The head of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has sent Congress a $778 million plan to fortify an Illinois waterway with noisemakers, electric cables and other devices in the hope that they will prevent Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.
Michigan State Police troopers will take part in three traffic safety initiatives over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in an effort to reduce or eliminate serious injury and fatal traffic crashes.
Kiwanis Salmon Tournament raises funds for children's hospitals.
Services and parades will take place in Fruitport, Grand Haven and Spring Lake, beginning Sunday.
The time capsule buried during Fruitport’s 1969 centennial celebration and unearthed earlier this month is now on display at Village Pharmacy, formerly Grover’s Pharmacy, at 10 S. Third St.
Members of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office marine patrol conducted a monthly training session on Spring Lake and Lake Michigan on Wednesday.
Under a new roof, the “historic” pavilion building at Grand Haven State Park will undergo interior renovations.
Representatives of federal, state and local agencies and private pollution control companies from Wisconsin and West Michigan gathered Tuesday on Grand Haven’s Harbor Island in response to a mock oil spill in the Grand River.
Representatives from three local fire departments tested some battery-operated lifesaving equipment during a week of demonstrations in a parking lot across from the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety building.
On Monday night, the Grand Haven City Council voted 4-1 to approve $83,573.49 of work to bring back the pier’s electrical and safety system, which was installed on the pier in the mid-2000s in response to drownings.
Serious cyclists and casual bikers alike joined forces last week in honor of those who have been injured or killed while biking.
Headstones of veterans laid to rest in Grand Haven’s Lake Forest Cemetery were cleaned up with the help of a local Boy Scouts troop.
The U.S. Coast Guard, other federal agencies, and state and local departments are scheduled to conduct a pollution response training exercise Tuesday afternoon on the Grand River near the Harbor Island boat launch in Grand Haven.
SPRING LAKE TWP. - Spring Lake High School Principal Mike Gilchrist expressed pride in the high school’s graduating Class of 2019.