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Snyder-era officials charged in Flint lose court challenge

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Ottawa County is currently experiencing its third driest year in the past 127, which isn’t helping with the county’s low groundwater issue.

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Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 11 a.m. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 77. North-northwest wind 8 to 10 mph becoming east-northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an in…

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A group gathered outside the Grand Haven Community Center prior to a regularly scheduled Board of Light & Power meeting on Thursday to protest a bond proposal that, if approved later by the Grand Haven City Council, would raise as much as $50 million to pay for the Sims power plant demol…

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The League of Women Voters of the Grand Haven Area, along with the Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven-Spring Lake-Ferrysburg, will host a candidates forum next month for the Grand Haven Board of Light & Power (BLP) and Grand Haven City Council primary elections.

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Spectrum, Beaumont plan to merge into single health system

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Today: Showers and thunderstorms ending this morning. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind 6 to 15 mph becoming west-southwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

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Editor's Note: In an earlier version of the story it was written that the Sims site likely could not be used for commercial use due to contamination that was found. The story has since been corrected to say that it is that it cannot be used for unrestricted public use. 

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The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Red Flag Warning, which is in effect until 8 this evening (Thursday) for portions of West Michigan, including Ottawa County.

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The Board of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation has announced five second-round Community Impact grant awards, totaling $308,000 and in support of Northwest Ottawa County and our surrounding communities.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The name for the Health Pointe medical center in Grand Haven Township has been changed to Spectrum Health Grand Haven Center.

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Van Buren County man arrested on 4 meth delivery charges

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The safety and security of the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival carnival was the topic of a special City Council work session Monday afternoon.

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 80. Light south-southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

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LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday asked Michigan lawmakers to reinstate certain employers’ ability to hire new workers who, while working, would still get a $300-a-week unemployment benefit into early September.

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The local Chamber of Commerce recently held a series of ribbon cuttings to celebrate the openings of several businesses associated with the Epicurean Village in Spring Lake.

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The Tri-Cities Family YMCA has been awarded $77,780 from the Michigan Department of Education to provide learning opportunities for children in summer programs.

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If you heard a horn once, twice, or up to 12 times Monday night, it was the steamship Wilfred Sykes coming in to Grand Haven’s port with a load of slag for Meekhof’s D&M.

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Michigan Legislature passes $6.6B in federal virus aid

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In a letter to Grand Haven’s City Council, a number of area business leaders let it be known that they oppose a bond proposal being made by the Board of Light & Power (BLP).

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Today: Sunny, with a high near 73. North-northeast wind 5 to 13 mph becoming west-northwest in the afternoon.

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We asked: Are you planning a summer vacation that you postponed last year because of the pandemic?

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A jury was seated Tuesday afternoon for the trial of a Coopersville man charged with an alleged accidental shooting that led to the death of his wife just days later.