The catastrophic flooding that swept across Central Michigan last week has had myriad effects on the Midland and surrounding communities. The area’s historical structures were not immune, with a pair of museums flooding, causing irreparable damage to a portion of the artifacts housed there.
This week's #TBT gallery brings us back to May of 1985. We're treated to photos of Memorial Day festivities, prom and graduation ceremonies at Grand Haven and Spring Lake high schools, a local Special Olympics track and field meet, and much more.
LUDINGTON — The Michigan Shipwreck Research Association (MSRA) recently announced new shipwreck remains have been revealed on the beach north of Ludington, near the entrance to Ludington State Park.
Many homes in the Tri-Cities have unique and interesting stories as part of their history. The home at 1010 Sheldon Road in Grand Haven is definitely one of them.
In recent years, the popularity of “true crime” stories seems to have soared, with shows such as “Dateline” reporting on the gruesome details of real-life murders. The “Investigation Discovery” cable channel exclusively broadcasts these types of shows, and podcasts such as “My Favorite Murde…
This week's #TBT brings us back to February of 1973. We're treated to photos of donkey basketball, a car through the ice, photos from the Ski Bowl, and much more.
This week's #TBT gallery is unlike any we've done before. While scouring our building for new material to share, we came across a magazine with the title, "We Can Do It in Grand Haven."
Editor’s Note: We’re taking a look back at the stories that defined the past decade. Today, we’ll review the top stories from 2013-2015. Monday, we’ll look back on 2016-2018, and on Tuesday, we’ll wrap up the series by highlighting the top stories from 2019.
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.