Two Holland teens were seriously injured when their pickup truck collided with a transport van late Sunday morning at the intersection of 144th Avenue and Tyler in Olive Township.
Things sound different in a lockdown. The silence of usually bustling streets, the two-tone whirr of ambulance sirens and the sudden awareness of birdsong, all formed an aural backdrop to the coronavirus pandemic.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The lights dimmed. Guitars thrummed. And a nine-piece band kicked off what amounted to a rock concert inside an amphitheater of a church. “Shout for joy to the Lord,” one musician called out, quoting Scripture.
In less than seven weeks, 525 individuals, organizations and funds came together to contribute more than $300,000 to the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation.
With schools resuming in a few weeks, we chatted with Spring Lake Public Schools Superintendent Dennis Furton about plans, precautions and what could cause schools to close down.
Local Catholic organizations rallied together to help Positive Options — a nonprofit agency dedicated to helping women with unplanned pregnancies – by donating a new ultrasound machine at its Grand Haven center.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Friday extended Michigan's coronavirus emergency through Sept. 4, enabling her to keep in place restrictions designed to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Grant funding has been approved to help pay for the repair of damages to boat slips at Grand Haven’s Municipal Marina caused by high water levels.
Last week, we honored the U.S. Coast Guard in our grand town. Although there’s no annual festival in their honor, we’re honoring “Health Care Heroes” of the North Ottawa Community Health System for their courageous battle during these days of COVID-19, and beyond.
An idea that’s been brewing for a couple of years has finally seen the light of day with one of the first babies born at North Ottawa Community Hospital during (or close to) what is normally Coast Guard Festival week.
More than 2 million Michiganders mailed in ballots or voted in person for the primary election Tuesday, requiring many clerks to scramble for staff during a pandemic and spend late-night hours tallying a record number of absentee ballot.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused much stress and uncertainty for students, parents, teachers and staff. “For students and the adults who care for them, the desire is so strong to have our lives return to normal, which also involves schooling,” says Craig Sawchuk, Ph.D., a Mayo Clinic psychol…
LANSING — With the primary complete, Michigan candidates on Wednesday quickly turned their focus to November – when voters in the presidential battleground will also decide a competitive U.S. Senate race, several House contests and which party controls a legislative chamber.
Crockery Township Supervisor Leon Stille said he plans to work hard to make sure ongoing projects continue smoothly into the new supervisor’s term.
PHILADELPHIA — As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into late summer, social distancing and quarantining behaviors have brought challenges to relationships for people of all ages.
Olive Township resident Anita Brown claimed her spot to challenge incumbent Jim Lilly, R-Park Township, in a race to be the state House 89th District’s representative in Lansing.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday announced additional steps to combat racism, declaring it a public health crisis and ordering state employees to complete implicit bias training as the state confronts what she called systemic inequities highlighted by the coronavirus pandemic.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Mark Reenders retained his seat as the Grand Haven Township supervisor after holding off former Township Supervisor Karl French in Tuesday's Republican primary.
A virtual public meeting is planned for next week to take public input on a $22.8 million bridge project set for 2021-22 in the area of U.S. 31 and M-104, which connects Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg.