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Collin Reenders, the college student behind a business formed to give residents and visitors another option for transportation in the area, says he has learned from his experience running the scooter rental company last year.

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James raises $4.8M, Peters $4M in Michigan’s Senate race

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A donation from a Spring Lake man is helping the North Ottawa Community Hospital staff keep the facility’s door handles germ-free just a little bit longer.

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Today: Showers likely, mainly after 5 p.m. Patchy fog before 11 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 50. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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LANSING (AP) — Michigan deaths from the coronavirus rose 16 percent and made the largest daily jump since the outbreak hit the state, officials said Tuesday.

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LANSING — The Republican-led Michigan Legislature on Tuesday lengthened Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s coronavirus emergency declaration by 23 days, through April, rather than adopt a 70-day extension she sought into mid-June.

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Handling stress was a key theme this past week in daily updates on the pandemic hosted by Ottawa County. The Facebook updates provide county residents with more information concerning the outbreak.

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All Spring Lake Heritage Festival events for this year have been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns, including the annual Easter Egg Hunt, Memorial Day parade and ceremony, and the Thursdays at the Point summer concert series.

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Today: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. East-southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south-southwest in the afternoon.

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Firefighters from two departments responded to a garage fire shortly after 7:30 p.m. Monday at a home near Griffin Elementary School in Grand Haven.

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DEAR ABBY: I have a friend who is an alcoholic. I met her when we first moved here five years ago. At that time, I wasn't aware of her drinking problem. Over the years it has become very apparent. I have yelled at her, shown deep concern for her, threatened rehab, begged her to get help, etc.

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Thanks to Jason Helmer for sending in these photos from around town this past week. 

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“She’ll live with it, but she won’t die from it,” the oncologist told Curt and Sue Theune after Sue was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma two years ago.

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While the state Legislature remains on an epidemic-induced hiatus, this Roll Call Report describes some recent constitutional amendment proposals of general interest.

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.

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The past 10 years have introduced Grand Haven Township to a series of sags and sinkholes along a portion of pathway and yards off 172nd Avenue, south of Comstock Street.

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Local municipalities are reminding homeowners to do their part in keeping pump stations and sewers clean by not flushing anything beyond toilet paper.

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MUSKEGON — An unexpected gift to the Harbor Hospice Foundation means health care staff can now have live, interactive audio and video conversations with their hospice and palliative care patients without meeting with them in person, keeping both patients and medical personnel safer amid conc…

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Operations are “definitely not normal” at Health Pointe these days, according to the medical center’s executive director, Joshua Troast.

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FERRYSBURG — Lisa and Dr. John Mulder have composed a song that is bringing many teachers to tears – good tears.

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Today: Showers likely, mainly before noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 44. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration urged Americans to cover their faces in public and limited exports of medical supplies Friday as New York's governor took his own dramatic step to fight the coronavirus — vowing to seize unused ventilators from private hospitals and companies.

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ROBINSON TWP. — The driver of one of the two vehicles involved in a crash in Robinson Township on Friday afternoon had to be pulled from her smashed vehicle and transported to an area hospital.

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As our community continues to confront the enormous challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, The Tribune pledges to continue providing important timely information to our readers through our various platforms – print edition, website and social media.

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Although I am a community urologist, the focus of my academic research, to date, has been on the effects of childhood trauma, or ACEs, on patient and physician wellness.

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Weekly grocery shopping trips used to be a time for me to relax, think about the week ahead and see familiar faces.

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After hearing from families about feeling inundated with online resources for academics, food assistance and COVID-19, Grand Haven Area Public Schools has developed a one-stop site for social/emotional wellness support.

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It’s officially spring break. But instead of heading to Florida or other parts of this great world, we’re all (hopefully) holed up at home.

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Each week, the Grand Haven Tribune highlights the ongoing efforts in West Michigan schools through the Classroom of the Week feature.

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Even though the court buildings are closed to the public, the Ottawa County courts staff is continuing to provide essential services, whether it is from within the building or working remotely from home, according to Circuit Court Administrator Kevin Bowling.