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Today: Sunny, with a high near 38. West-southwest wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

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WASHINGTON — America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber is making its public debut after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China.

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Here is how your local state lawmakers voted on legislation in the past week:

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Woman charged in son's death competent to stand trial, judge says

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He’s thinner in the summer months, but with his beard, children still know. They’ll see him in a grocery store, then stand and watch him walk down the aisle.

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The city of Grand Haven is currently accepting questions for its scheduled town hall meeting next week regarding the ongoing efforts to remediate the old power plant site on Harbor Island.

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After copious amounts of angst and suspense, nine grueling minutes of stoppage time finally expired on Tuesday, allowing U.S. soccer fans, and their soccer team, to finally collapse with delight.

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Today: A wind advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. A chance of rain and snow showers before 7 a.m. Cloudy through mid-morning, then gradual clearing, with temperatures falling to around 28 by 4 p.m. Breezy, with a west-northwest wind 15 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of preci…

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WASHINGTON — The rulemaking arm of the Democratic National Committee on Friday voted to make Michigan one of the first five states to cast votes for the 2024 presidential nominating contest – a move that would give the state greater sway in choosing the party’s nominee.

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WINONA LAKE, Ind. — Grace College junior accounting student and Fruitport Calvary Christian Schools graduate Ben Zelenka was awarded an all-expense paid scholarship to attend the 2022 American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Accounting Scholars Leadership Workshop in Litchf…

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HOLLAND — Today, Sinterklaas descends upon West Michigan for his annual visit to Holland.

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Student takes knife from 10-year-old with ‘hit list’ of ‘mean’ kids

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The Grand Haven Department of Public Works (DPW) has been given the green light to apply for two grants that could potentially be used to help restore Harbor Island’s Linear Park.

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Michigan’s COVID-19 deaths top 40,000, state reports

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President Joe Biden visited a semiconductor chip manufacturer near Bay City on Tuesday afternoon, touting federal taxpayer investments in manufacturing to move supply chains to the United States and pursue an energy future with fewer carbon emissions.

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A 19-year-old Holland man was arraigned on four charges, including open murder, in the Ottawa County Courthouse on Monday.

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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered all U.S. and Michigan flags at the Capitol Complex and all public buildings and grounds across the state to be lowered to half-staff to honor the victims of the Oxford High School shooting one year ago Tuesday.

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Police locate body of missing Allegan County man along lakeshore

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This past week I was thankful to see the classic lakers John G. Munson and Wilfred Sykes visit, as well as the Laura L. VanEnkevort/Joseph H. Thompson.

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Slavery didn’t end in 1863 when Abraham Lincoln issued his Emancipation Proclamation. In reality, it took time for the message to take hold, and it wouldn’t be until June 1865, in the aftermath of the Civil War, that slavery had finally ended in the last holdout state of Texas.

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A wind advisory for much of Michigan, including Ottawa County, remains in effect through this evening. Gusts of 45 mph or more are possible.

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The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for portions of central, south-central, southwest and west-central Michigan from 10 p.m. Tuesday through 8 p.m. Wednesday. This includes Ottawa County.

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The Michigan Supreme Court on Tuesday sent the involuntary manslaughter case of the parents of accused Oxford High School shooter Ethan Crumbley back to the Court of Appeals to consider whether there was sufficient evidence for James and Jennifer Crumbley to stand trial.

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Judge denies bid for new trial in Whitmer kidnapping case

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Sitting in a courtroom on the second floor of the Ottawa County Courthouse, it looks like a regular daily docket of court hearings, with defendants filling the gallery and each taking their turn to speak with the judge.

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Today: A 30 percent chance of showers after 4 p.m. Cloudy, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south-southeast wind 11 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.