This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to late December of 1978. We see plenty of snowfall in the area, but the action was red-hot indoors as Grand Haven and Spring Lake faced off on the basketball court.
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to 1971. We're treated to a look at dozens of businesses that advertised in the Tribune nearly 50 years ago.
As families gather across the country to celebrate Thanksgiving next week, where will this traditional American holiday find you? Will you gather with extended family to enjoy a delicious meal of turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie? Will you watch the Detroit Lions go up against the Chicago Bea…
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to October of 1988. We're treated to pictures of the Grand Haven and Spring Lake Homecoming court, as well as the King and Queen.
Local artist Lewis Cross was born in Davison, Michigan, in 1864 and moved to Spring Lake in the early 1880s. His love of the outdoors began early in life with much of his time spent outdoors.
This week's #TBT page takes us back to late September and early October, 1982. We're treated to extensive coverage of a rainy football battle between Grand Haven and Spring Lake. The Lakers won that game, 7-0 — by far their closest game of the season as they put together a perfect 9-0 record.
Editor’s note: The Grand Haven Tribune takes a look at three businesses that are among the longest-serving establishments still operating in Spring Lake (or nearby) in connection with the village’s sesquicentennial celebration.
Furniture, books and other historical items dating back to the early days of the village of Spring Lake (established in 1869) were for sale this week when an elderly resident vacated her home to move to an assisted living facility.
How does one write a “history” of the last 150 years in a few short paragraphs? As a longtime resident of Spring Lake, I was asked to do just that by my friend, Marie Havenga, stellar reporter for the Grand Haven Tribune.
Jack Farmer moved to Spring Lake three years before the village celebrated its centennial. Now, more than half a century later, as the village prepares to celebrate its sesquicentennial, he reflected on memories of his adopted hometown.
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to September of 1989. For the second week in a row, we get a look at the former Dee Lite restaurant, this time with a new decoration going up on the exterior. We also see plenty of high school sports action, construction in Grand Haven's Centertown dis…
On Friday, May 22, 1959, a series of 10 historical markers written and constructed by Dave and Dottie Seibold were unveiled in the Tri-Cities. Covering a variety of topics related to the founding and development of Grand Haven and the surrounding area, the markers were the first attempt to p…
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to late August and early September of 1985. We see several shots from Grand Haven's downtown, including a view of the Grand Theater, with the movie "Weird Science" advertised on the marquee. This also marked the first week of high school football, with…
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to August of 1991. We see the tail end of the Coast Guard Festival; the start of prep football practice; and much more. Enjoy!
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to August of 1990. It was a busy week along the Lakeshore, with the Coast Guard Festival in full swing and the powerboat races converging upon Grand Haven. Celebrities in town included Don Johnson, Melanie Griffin and Chuck Norris. We also get a look a…
This week's Looking Back gallery brings us back to August of 1988. The annual Coast Guard Festival is in full swing. In addition, we see plenty of activity along the Lake Michigan waterfront, with swimmers, wind surfers and jet skis skimming over the waves. Enjoy!
This week's #TBT gallery looks back at Coast Guard Festivals from 1964, 1965 and 1966. They look a little bit different from today's festivals. Enjoy!