When the women of the Lighthouse Quilt Guild learned that up to 100,000 Ukrainian refugees have been approved for arrival in the United States, they felt the call to help in some way.
CHICAGO — With spring migration picking up and warmer days ahead, researchers are preparing for another season of bird banding – an effort to understand how local birds are faring and future challenges they may face.
GOLETA, Calif. — Seven days a week, dozens of retirees, college students, children and working parents flock to a sunbaked patch of pavement in this oceanside city just west of Santa Barbara. They’re here to play pickleball, a nearly 60-year-old sport that’s seen a surge in interest during t…
PITTSBURGH — If you happened to be wandering through the halls of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh’s Irene Kaufmann Building Wednesday afternoon, you might have heard an unfamiliar sound emanating from one of its ballrooms and seen a few people wandering around who might not…
Joyce Lehman of Grand Haven looked closely at the fence in the photo. It was near the shore of Lake Superior, just about where the Au Train River runs into the lake.
Jennifer Huizenga knows sewing machines – all kinds of sewing machines, because she is the manager/service technician for the sewing machine department at Field’s Fabrics in Spring Lake.
At Hog Creek Antique Mall in Hillsdale County, the vintage plastic Santa sleigh lawn ornament is going for $325.
FERRYSBURG — The Ottawa County Parks Foundation recently received a $2.5 million gift, which will help build overnight camping and other amenities at Ottawa Sands County Park.
The Big Red Quilters Guild in Holland is welcoming two-time ArtPrize winner Annie Loveless, who will offer a lecture at their meeting on Monday, Sept. 20.
LOS ANGELES — When Evan Mobley declared for the NBA draft in April, he didn’t go the traditional route. Mobley eschewed a news release or Players’ Tribune post, instead making his announcement by releasing an NFT.
SPRING LAKE — Four area women sat under the Village of Spring Lake’s clock tower recently to participate in a silent World Wide Knit in Public Day.
An 18-foot totem pole may seem a little out of place in a Spring Lake neighborhood – but to the man who carved it, the pole honors the son he lost, the daughters he loves and the neighbors who welcomed him with open arms.
Dozens of birders armed with binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras made their way to Grand Haven’s north pier Monday to watch a rare bird – a royal tern – intermingle with the gulls and other terns in the area.
Melissa Slorf says she was nervous but excited about opening a store that showcases not only her work, but also that of others trying to make their way in the home business world.
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show will take place at the new VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center, 460 W Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon, April 16-17.
When he was 10 years old, Dennis Kimball sold his first baseball card. He remembers the excitement he felt at the time, and still gets giddy nearly 30 years later when talking about, buying and selling collectibles.
A genealogy hobby slowly evolved into a passion for connecting discarded pictures of unknown people with family before Denise Boerman realized what was happening.
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — Margaret Reynolds’ sewing output has come in waves. As a new mom, she made color-coordinated T-shirts for her three boys. When she retired, she sewed dresses for her granddaughters. And during last spring’s shutdown, Reynolds, 77, dug out her machine once again, fashi…
A few hundred people took advantage of a pleasant Sunday afternoon to stroll through Grand Haven’s Duncan Memorial Park for a pop-up art show hosted by the Lakeshore Visual Arts Collective.
Confirmed sightings of five new bird species in Ottawa County are part of a five-year update recently released by the Ottawa County Parks and Recreation Commission.
Family members clad in cloth face masks applauded, cheered and rang cowbells as two “senior citizen” paddlers worked their way to the Grand Haven pier heads early Monday afternoon, completing a multi-year journey to traverse the entire length of the Grand River.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — With the construction currently taking place on Robbins Road, many more motorists are forced to utilize Comstock Street in Grand Haven Township this summer. And that brings them past John Green’s home.