School and business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic continue to have an effect on local non-profit ventures, including the Crusade for Toys, which is put on by the American Legion Goodfellows and area fire departments.
FERRYSBURG — The driver was injured when a semi-truck hauling gravel tipped over on the entrance ramp to northbound U.S. 31 in Ferrysburg Tuesday morning.
The drivers involved in a two-car crash at a Grand Haven intersection Thursday afternoon sought their own treatment for the injuries they suffered in the incident.
A man charged in connection with burning down his Spring Lake Township mobile home in 2019 was sentenced to jail time and probation Monday in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
ALLENDALE TWP. — Two people were injured as a result of a two-car crash Wednesday morning on the Lake Michigan Drive bridge over the Grand River.
TALLMADGE TWP. — A 23-year-old man was injured in a one-car crash early Sunday on Leonard Road near Eighth Avenue in Ottawa County’s Tallmadge Township.
ROBINSON TWP. — A Grand Haven woman was pinned in her vehicle after a two-car crash Friday morning at the intersection of Lincoln Street and 136th Avenue in Robinson Township.
While local and state officials paid virtual tributes to Jim Koster and the Koster family legacy Monday night, the longtime firefighter and now deputy chief of the Spring Lake Fire Department said, “The real honor is being able to serve this community.”
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Firefighters cut two large holes in the roof of a home at 14673 Ammeraal Ave. in Grand Haven Township in order to extinguish a fire there Tuesday afternoon.
WRIGHT TWP. — The driver of an SUV that ran off the road and struck a tree near Marne on Thursday morning has died from the injuries he sustained in the crash, police said Thursday afternoon.
ZEELAND TWP. — Two people were killed when a small, two-seat aircraft crashed Saturday morning near Zeeland, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.
Eight family members, including children who were doing online schooling, evacuated their home late Tuesday morning when they smelled smoke coming from the laundry room.
One lane of the drive-through was open Sunday morning after a fire in a vent fan caused the Grand Haven Burger King to close the night before.
A 24-year-old Grand Haven woman was taken to the hospital for evaluation following a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening at the intersection of Comstock Street and 172nd Avenue in Grand Haven Township.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — The body of a 16-year-old girl has been recovered from the Indiana waters of Lake Michigan after she was reported missing while swimming with family, authorities said.
PORT SHELDON TWP. — A 66-year-old Grand Haven woman was injured Sunday morning when a car struck her bicycle while she was riding on West Olive Road south of Croswell Street.
A Michigan Department of Natural Resources officer was credited with helping save a disabled woman from a burning Spring Lake Township home on Aug. 26.
NORTON SHORES — Two fishermen were rescued from Lake Michigan on Tuesday morning after their boat overturned about 5 miles off Lake Harbor Park in Norton Shores.
ROBINSON TWP. — Two people were injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday evening at the intersection of 104th Avenue and Osborn Street in Robinson Township.
It’s Christmas in August for the Spring Lake Fire Department, which recently learned that it is receiving a $794,754 federal grant from the Department of Homeland Security.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — An 87-year-old Spring Lake woman was taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries following a three-vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Spring Lake Township.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — A 25-year-old Crockery Township man was arrested for alleged drunken driving after crashing into two cars and then into a manufactured home late Sunday morning.
A local state park committee has launched a water safety information campaign in an effort to save lives during red flag days at Lake Michigan beaches.
TALLMADGE TWP. — A 22-year-old Rockford man was seriously injured in a one-car crash early Monday at the intersection of Lake Michigan Drive and 24th Avenue in Tallmadge Township.