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David Ladd and a few dozen of his closest friends are some of the most popular folks in Michigan.

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Artwork in a variety of mediums will be on display and for sale starting Sunday under the green canopy at Chinook Pier, at the intersection of Harbor Drive and First Street in Grand Haven.

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A Spring Lake family is hoping to liven up some of the monotony of life due to pandemic restrictions by presenting on-the-water concerts for some social-distancing entertainment.

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More than 100 vehicles participated in Wednesday's Scott Flahive Memorial Cruise. The event is held in honor of former Grand Haven police officer Scott Flahive, who was killed in the line of duty in 1994. 

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Pop-up fireworks sales tents are exploding with business with Fourth of July celebrations on the horizon.

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Thursday would have been Vera “Petie” Oom’s 84th birthday, so a few of her family members gathered in front of her favorite local “restaurant,” Pronto Pups, to remember Petie, who died late last month.

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FRUITPORT — A month after it was originally scheduled to begin, Dancing into the Sunset was given the go-ahead by the Village of Fruitport to start the outdoor activity on Thursday, July 2.

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Grand Haven State Park’s campground opened for business Monday – and, by noon, many campers were setting up their temporary homes and taking to the beach.

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MUSKEGON — The public libraries serving Muskegon County – Fruitport District Library, Hackley Public Library, the Muskegon Area District Library and its 10 branches, and the White Lake Community Library – are working together to prepare their buildings to reopen.

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Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Coast Guard Festival has announced the cancellation of the Coast Guard Craft Fair at Grand Haven’s Central Park.

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LANSING (AP) — Michigan restaurants and bars could sell cocktails and liquor for pickup or delivery and would see a temporary cut in state liquor prices under fast-tracked legislation that supporters hope will help the industry survive the coronavirus pandemic.

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CHICAGO — JC Rivera thought about hurricanes, he thought about his childhood in Puerto Rico and what happened whenever a storm passed through. Plywood would fly up across every window and every store front. He thought about this the other day, while driving through Chicago, passing business …

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Now that Michigan’s governor has given the go-ahead for libraries to open, on June 8, you should be able to return that pile of books that has been sliding around in your car for the past couple of months. Right?

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Due to the current COVID-19 concerns, the board members of the Wednesday night dances held at the Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium have decided to cancel the June concerts.

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The Board of Directors for the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival announced the cancelation of the 2020 festival Wednesday morning. 

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Fireworks planned as part of Independence Day celebrations for the City of Grand Haven have been canceled.

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Ruh-roh! There’s a yet new iteration of the beloved ’70s Hanna-Barbera series “Scooby-Doo” hitting (home) theaters, but no reason to fret, as the animated “Scoob!” (no relation to the 2002 and 2004 live-action adaptations) manages to be a real Scooby Snack.

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At 5 p.m. on May 8, Diplo and Dillon Francis — A-list DJs and dance music producers – hopped behind their decks to spin a quarantine livestream.

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The Grand Haven ArtWalk committee, along with the Grand Haven Main Street Board of Directors, has announced the cancellation if ArtWalk 2020.

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The community is being asked to save Seven Steps Up, a local concert venue that is in danger of closing due to revenue loss during COVID-19 pandemic.

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While organizers of some local concert series hold out hope of a summer with some semblance of normalcy, others have made the call to cancel their events.

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MUSKEGON — West Michigan Symphony has postponed all concerts previously scheduled for May and will extend its performance season – which originally concluded in June – into mid-August.

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While we’re sheltering in place, the fact that kids can stay in touch with friends and family by texting, video-chatting, and gaming has been a lifesaver for many families.

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HOLLAND — The city of Holland is asking people not to visit Holland to see the city’s famous tulips — celebrated with the annual Tulip Time Festival — this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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I grew up watching fishing shows on TV – Roland Martin, Bill Dance, the Lindner brothers on “In-Fishermen” and Flip Pallot on “The Walker’s Cay Chronicles.”

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ROTHBURY – Electric Forest announced Tuesday, April 21, that based on input from state and local authorities regarding public gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it has cancelled its 2020 event.

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After considering several alternative solutions, organizers made the call Tuesday night to cancel the 2020 Fruitport Old Fashioned Days festival due to COVID-19.

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HOLLAND — Many in the community are mourning the sudden death of beloved chef, Andy Stewart.