On Tuesday, against the pleading of several in attendance, the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners voted to amend their board rules, and have effectively removed their ability to speak about non-agenda items at future meetings.
Mass shooters have killed hundreds of people throughout U.S. history in realms like stores, theaters and workplaces, but it is in schools and colleges where the carnage reverberates perhaps most keenly – places filled with children of tender ages, older students aspiring to new heights and t…
READ Ottawa is hosting a tutor training, as well as its annual Scrabble tournament, in the coming weeks.
CHICAGO (AP) — The image of gunmen in a row firing in unison at a condemned prisoner may conjure up a bygone, less enlightened era.
Caleb Slager and Auebre Johnson were named the Fruitport High School March Students of the Month.
This week's Lakeshore Press Pass sports podcast talks the start of the high school spring sports season; the boys basketball state championship games; the Final Four; and Major League Baseball's Opening Day.
Throughout her life, Carol Bauer Schmidt she created many pictures expressing her interpretation of God’s creation.
For more than three generations, the Bernstein family has been practicing law in Michigan. With both a father, a grandfather, and two siblings working as lawyers, you would think that Richard Bernstein was destined to be one.
Lauren Formosa is the newest addition to the Grand Haven Tribune newsroom. She is covering education, as well as the Village of Spring Lake.
A man was sentenced to a minimum of 5-plus years prison and had his probation revoked for multiple instances of child abuse to his infant son.
LANSING — The Democratic majorities in the House and Senate in their first three months of session have ditched a right-to-work law, revived the prevailing wage for state construction projects, scrapped an abortion ban, boosted low-income tax credits and cut taxes on residents receiving pensions.
HOLLAND TWP. — The suspect in an assault Saturday, March 25, in Holland Township has fled, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A female shooter wielding two “assault-style” rifles and a pistol killed three students and three adults at a private Christian school in Nashville on Monday, authorities said. The suspect also died after being shot by police.
ROME (AP) — The Florence museum housing Michelangelo's Renaissance masterpiece the David on Sunday invited parents and students from a Florida charter school to visit after complaints about a lesson featuring the statue forced the principal to resign.
Canada has pledged a significant increase in spending to improve water quality in the Great Lakes following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden, whose administration also has boosted funding for the shared waters.
Muslims around the world are welcoming the start of Ramadan, a month of fasting, increased worship, heightened charity, good deeds and community. Christians are also fasting during Lent, the 40-day period of penance and prayer ahead of Easter, which marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ fro…
The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Ottawa and surrounding counties.
Update (4:15 p.m.) — Police have cleared the apartment; the male and female child were not found inside. Their whereabouts are unknown, according to police.
HOLLAND – The Hope College Jack Ridl Visiting Writers Series will conclude its 40th-anniversary season with series co-founder Jack Ridl in conversation with award-winning memoirist Anne-Marie Oomen on Wednesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at Herrick District Library.
‘With spring break right around the corner, are there any good tips to keep my house safe while I’m on vacation?”
Growing up in Grand Haven, Audra Van Hees couldn’t have imagined, that one day, she would go from life in a small-town to living in California and working as an actress.
Last week, students from Rebecca Williams’ first-grade class at Griffin Elementary School departed the school bus and filed into the Tri-Cities Family YMCA.
ALLENDALE TWP. — An 83-year-old Coopersville man was rescued by passers-by after his truck veered off the road into a pond Friday afternoon.
Former President Donald Trump Friday warned of “death and destruction” if he is indicted for paying hush money to porn star Stormy Daniels.
LANSING — Michigan, long known as a mainstay of organized labor, on Friday became the first state in decades to repeal a union-restricting law known as “right-to-work” that was passed over a decade ago by a Republican-controlled Legislature.
A Grand Rapids man is facing two felony fraud charges after allegedly stealing from a Spring Lake condo association.
WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Friday passed a bill that would mandate local school systems give parents greater oversight over education, making good on a 2022 campaign pledge by Speaker Kevin McCarthy and providing fodder for a 2024 campaign battle over public schools.
The Grand Haven Rotary Club honored Grand Haven High School students Gabrielle A. Juhasz and Joshua J. McManus as the March Rotary Students of the Month.
MUSKEGON — The City of Muskegon will continue its tradition of free concerts through the McGraft Park Summer Concert Series, which will feature seven performances this summer.
WEST OLIVE — A new chair was voted in by the Ottawa County Republican Party at its Thursday night meeting.
Celebrate what it means to be an Addams at Fruitport Community Schools’ production of “The Addams Family” musical.
The Ottawa County Department of Public Health announced Thursday that it will begin to close its COVID-19 community testing sites this week, marking the end of nearly three years of service.
Three candidates have confirmed their intent to run for mayor of Grand Haven later this year.
SPRING LAKE — An annual meeting is coming up for the voters – or electors – of Spring Lake Township.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The states that have legalized sports betting are reporting record levels of wagering and revenues, but with that growth comes questions about gambling addiction and whether regulators and sportsbooks are doing enough to fight it.
Ellen Peters has always loved to read. And she has always loved to help others.
The schism between the Ottawa Impact majority on the county board of commissioners and one of its former members continues to widen after a Tuesday committee clash.
Spencer Cobb’s life changed forever on a fateful Halloween night 2021, when he dove into the water at a friend’s house, hit the bottom and fractured three vertebrae.
The decision whether to indict former President Donald Trump over hush-money payments made on his behalf during his 2016 presidential campaign lies with a Manhattan grand jury that has been hearing evidence in secret for weeks.
WASHINGTON — Fictional soccer coach Ted Lasso used a White House visit Monday to encourage people, even in politically divided Washington, to make it a point to check in often with friends, family and co-workers to “ask how they’re doing, and listen, sincerely.”
HOLLAND – A 61-year-old Holland man died in a single-car crash early Wednesday morning.
A local author has been hosting a series of grief workshops in hopes of teaching others that it’s okay to feel grief while also maintaining a religious faith.
GRAND RAPIDS – Lakeshore Advantage, the nonprofit economic development organization for Ottawa and Allegan counties, was selected alongside Greater Muskegon Economic Development as winner of the MiBiz Deal of the Year Award in the Economic Development category.