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…
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…
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.
“War of the World” is how one Spring Lake resident explained an ongoing conflict with a short-term rental on the village’s lakefront, at the north end of Jackson Street.
Kirk McKay thanked his family, the friends he’s made over the years and God, as he wrapped up a decorated 30-year career in the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday morning.
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.
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.
LANSING — Michigan will lift all indoor capacity restrictions and mask requirements next week, 10 days sooner than planned amid vaccinations and plummeting COVID-19 infections, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday.
This case is about gross negligence and ordinary care, prosecuting attorney Cara Wilkinson told the jury Thursday morning during closing arguments for the trial of Jaron Paul Chatman.
The Ottawa County health department reported Thursday that there have been 24 new cases of the virus and three deaths related to COVID-19 since its last report on Monday.
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.
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.
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.
Both the prosecution and defense rested their cases Wednesday afternoon in the trial of an Ottawa County man accused of fatally shooting his wife in 2019.
LANSING — Republicans who control the Michigan Senate passed legislation Wednesday that would mandate a photo ID to vote in person and add identity requirements for people who want to vote by mail.
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.
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.
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).
The Ottawa County health department has heightened its concern over the recent increase in bats testing positive for rabies.
A Beach Hazards Statement has been issued for the Lake Michigan beaches in Ottawa, Allegan and Van Buren counties, in effect through 2 a.m. Wednesday.
After more than a year of discussion, protests and deliberation, the Allendale Township Board voted 5-2 Monday night to keep a controversial statue depicting a Confederate soldier in its Garden of Honor.
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.