If you have a teenager in your house right now, this is probably not the most fun time you’ve had in the history of being a parent.
The Robbinswood Assisted Living Community staff member who tested positive for COVID-19 last week is doing well, according to the home’s CEO, Don Trygstad.
Dr. Haney Assaad, an internist and vice president of medical affairs for the North Ottawa Community Health System, answers some common questions being circulated on social media about the coronavirus.
GRAND RAPIDS — Currently, West Michigan is being affected less than other parts of the country economically due to fallout from the current COVID-19 pandemic, said Paul Isely, associate dean and professor of economics at Grand Valley State University.
News of the COVID-19 pandemic response dominates nearly every media platform, including some social media and internet sites where misinformation and myths are circulating. Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and director of Mayo Clinic’s Vaccine Research Group says it’s import…
A community coalition recently created to respond to the COVID-19 crisis has granted an additional $80,160 from its Emergency Human Needs Fund to 14 area nonprofit organizations.
Over the past few years, Grand Haven Township has been expanding Hofma Park and Preserve, including applying for development grants with the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF).
The staff of North Ottawa Community Hospital organized rooms over the weekend and officials say they are prepared for the expected surge of COVID-19 patients.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Monday signed onto a $150 million funding package to fight the coronavirus pandemic while vetoing $167 million she said should be saved as Michigan confronts what are expected to be plummeting tax revenues amid the pandemic’s economic fallout.
LANSING — It’s been less than three weeks since Michigan first confirmed cases of COVID-19, and the number of positive cases has continued to increase.
LANSING (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she suspended state hiring and promotions Monday and vetoed $80 million in new spending in order to steer money to fighting the coronavirus.
MUSKEGON — Muskegon Community College has partnered with the State of Michigan and Mercy Health to use the college’s Health and Wellness Center in Muskegon as a site for hospital beds for overflow patients to free up space in area hospitals for the possible influx of critical COVID-19 cases.
With googly-eyes perched on his face, Abe Overway greeted video viewers, “Good morning, boys and girls, and welcome to Holmes elementary S.T.E.M. at home edition.”
The stay-at-home mandate due to COVID-19 is hard for many. We’re wired to be social creatures, to hang out with our loved ones, friends, neighbors teachers and co-workers.
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — For three days, he was hooked up to an oxygen tube. For six days after that, he was cooped up in a 26-foot RV in a special quarantine camp run by the state of Georgia.
Today: Showers likely, mainly after 2 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Windy, with a south-southwest wind 29 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 47 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Here is the latest information on the coronavirus in Michigan, including the number of cases state officials report and other updates affecting West Michigan.
RINGTOWN, Pa. — When Dan Wowak went to live alone in the wilds of Patagonia in 2016 for a chance to win a half-million dollars on reality television, he was allowed to bring 10 items. Toilet paper wasn’t one of them.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of desperate pleas from the nation's governors, President Donald Trump took a round of steps to expand the federal government's role in helping produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic even as he warned the leaders of hard-hit states n…
Community members may not be able to go out and spend time with friends and family in shops and restaurants during the governor’s order to stay home and stay safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) event; however, Ottawa County’s parks remain open with a few changes.
FERRYSBURG — While people are exploring different parks as the weather turns warmer, they can help Ottawa County Parks and Recreation staff collect input in creating designs for Ottawa Sands.
Today: Showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 5 p.m. Patchy fog before noon. High near 55. East wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
PARK TWP. — The body of a man pulled from Lake Michigan near Ottawa County’s Tunnel Park on Thursday afternoon was identified Friday as that of a Muskegon man missing for the past month.
DETROIT — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday morning that it’s “very unlikely” Michigan students will return to classrooms this school year.
Local hospital officials are imploring people to stay home and respect the governor’s executive order as they continue to gear up for the expected surge in COVID-19 patients.
As part of remediating portions of Harbor Island and demolishing the J.B. Sims coal-fired plant, the Grand Haven Board of Light & Power board has approved multiple improvements during its most recent meeting.
A smile spread across Gabe Purdy’s face as he recognized the drivers that were honking horns in his Grand Haven neighborhood Thursday morning.
WASHINGTON — Congress is poised to approve an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide one-time checks for most Americans and significant enhancements to unemployment benefits. Both will provide much-needed help to those recently laid-off and to financially stres…