LEXINGTON, Ky. — Approximately 10-15 school districts in Kentucky are currently offering Bible literacy courses, but a bill introduced in the 2020 General Assembly would replace them with classes on “various religious texts” of the many religions practiced in the state.
The Muskegon Museum of Art invites the public to its annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Free Community Day on Monday, Jan. 20, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Today: Snow showers likely, mainly before 1 p.m. Areas of blowing snow before 1 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 25. Blustery, with a west-northwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
“Guided by the Light,” the new exhibit at the Atrium Art Gallery of Second Christian Reformed Church in Grand Haven, contains the art collection of Donna Spaan.
Grand Haven native Kody Workman and his girlfriend, Kelly Castille, left their full-time jobs and found a way to travel the world with a travel blog/Instagram account helping fund the way.
A winter weather advisory is in effect through 7 a.m. Sunday for portions of central, south-central, southwest and west-central Michigan, including Ottawa County.
County officials are taking the next in an initiative to educate Ottawa County employees, host annual forums and get more involved in community diversity programs, after kick-starting an initiative in 2013
After kicking off in March 2019, the Ships Log column has sailed until January 2020, and now it’s time to finally layup for the winter as we received our last cargo of the season.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — Frank Parcheta met a milestone Thursday while surrounded by family and friends. The local World War II veteran celebrated his 100th birthday.
A winter weather advisory for portions of central, south-central, southwest and west-central Michigan (including Ottawa County) is in effect from late tonight until Saturday evening.
Aline “Sybil” Holland grew emotional Wednesday when members of the VFW Post 2326 Honor Guard handed her a red carnation in honor of her late husband, John, who served in the National Guard and U.S. Army.
MUSKEGON — It could be a state record, but even if it's not, Orchard View Public School's Mrs. Lake has been in the classroom for 55 years — and counting.
WASHINGTON — Congressman Bill Huizenga, Republican co-chairman of the Great Lakes Task Force, led a bipartisan effort with 40 of his colleagues emphasizing the importance of infrastructure projects across the Great Lakes region.
LANSING — A state senator is under fire Wednesday after telling a female reporter she should stick around at the Capitol because a group of high school students from an all boys school, touring the Capitol, could “have a lot of fun” with her.
An easy-to-remember, three-digit number similar to 911 for those contemplating suicide could save lives, experts say, but it also represents a symbolic shift in a still stigmatized world — that mental health emergencies are just as important as physical ones.
A 47-year-old Grand Rapids woman and an Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputy were injured in a head-on crash early Wednesday morning in Georgetown Township.
Today: A chance of snow before 1 p.m., then rain likely, possibly mixed with snow between 1 and 2 p.m.; then rain likely after 2 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 38. East-southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation …
The inaugural Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta was Sept. 28, 2019. Six months in the making, its organizers’ goal was to showcase and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the area's Hispanic community.
SPRING LAKE TWP. — A dog rescued from a burning mobile home will be OK, according to officials at the scene of a fire Tuesday afternoon at the Forest Lake Estates in Spring Lake Township.
ST. PETERSBURG — In 2019, Florida Banana managed to eclipse Florida Man. From alligator antics to naked people doing wacky things, Florida did not disappoint in the weird news department this year.
A Norton Shores woman, charged in a Thanksgiving Day incident that resulted in a police officer colliding with another vehicle, pleaded guilty Monday morning in Ottawa County District Court.
A less than forceful winter storm combined with people heeding warnings to stay off the roads may have contributed to a lighter-than-expected load for emergency personnel this past weekend.