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In the wake of the Oxford school shooting last week, and with Grand Haven and Fruitport schools both closed Monday due to threats, local parents are becoming more and more nervous about sending their kids back to school.

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More than 1,000 Careerline Tech Center students and 2,000 students throughout the Ottawa Area ISD took a look at modern manufacturing, either virtually or in-person, at 30 local businesses during Discover Manufacturing Week, which ran Nov. 1-5 and Nov. 8-12.

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WEST OLIVE — Students and instructors in the Agriculture and Animal Science, Culinary Arts, and Pastry Arts and Baking programs at the Careerline Tech Center are donating Thanksgiving food baskets to other CTC students and their families in need to ensure all Tech Center students can enjoy a…

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MUSKEGON — Muskegon Community College will host a virtual town hall this Thursday, Nov. 18, for anyone interested in the Michigan Reconnect program, which helps pay for training for eligible Michigan residents age 25 and older who want to earn a certificate in the skilled trades or an associ…

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Voters in the Spring Lake school district on Tuesday approved the annual operating millage renewal that affects the public school system’s day-to-day operations.

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LANSING — Michigan House lawmakers on Tuesday waded into the national political debate over the concept of critical race theory, approving a bill that would ban teaching “implicit race or gender stereotyping” in K-12 schools.

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WEST OLIVE — October is a month of harvesting, providing a plethora of fruits and vegetables to local homes, and many of those products come from Ottawa County – one of the most diverse agricultural counties in the state.

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Spring Lake High School’s marching band earned Grand Champion status at both the Grand Haven and Grandville invitationals this fall.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Giving back is part of the mission for Bucs Pride, and that mission was on display Friday as Grand Haven High School seniors who played on a fall sports team were given T-shirts to present to a teacher who has made an impact on their life.

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Thanks to a national scholarship program, Spring Lake’s Linnea Nordman has been granted the opportunity to learn a new language – and maybe experience a new culture as well.

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FERRYSBURG — When Charles Freeman asked his eighth-graders at Walden Green Montessori School to investigate an ongoing culture war back in 2018, it took him by surprise when three of his students chose to lead a charge in freeing a wrongfully convicted Detroit man.

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U.S. News & World Report announced its top public elementary, middle and high school rankings in the state of Michigan on Tuesday and eight Tri-Cities schools chiseled their way into the top 50.

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Evien Berry, daughter of Grant and Amy Berry, has been named Spring Lake High School’s Rotary Student of the Month for October. She will be honored by the Spring Lake Rotary at their Oct. 22 meeting.

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Grand Haven High School’s Homecoming celebration took place this past weekend. During halftime of Friday’s varsity football game, Ryan Hough was crowned Homecoming king, while Christina Reyes was named Homecoming queen.

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A month that brings thrills of football, sweatshirt attire and hot apple cider are often nostalgic reminders of fall. October also triggers nightmarish memories for Lara Capuano and her family.

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NORTON SHORES — Western Michigan Christian High School first developed an international student program back in the 1960s. About 10 years ago, the program saw an opportunity to propel forward.

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The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District’s Careerline Tech Center Agricultural and Animal Science students continued learning and competing throughout the summer in area county fairs, with great results.

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After a lengthy, wavering discussion, Grand Haven Area Public Schools' Board of Education appointed Marc Eickholt to the vacant position of trustee during a special meeting Tuesday.