LANSING — Democratic Sen. Gary Peters and Republican challenger John James staked out differing stances on the fight over President Donald Trump’s pending Supreme Court pick.
HOLLAND — Greater Ottawa County United Way held a virtual luncheon last week to celebrate this year’s Week of Caring – an extension of the organization’s Day of Caring.
FERRYBURG — A state historical marker has been approved to honor the late Hezekiah G. Smith, namesake for Smith’s Bayou and Smith’s Bridge in Ferrysburg.
LANSING — Michiganders seeking their 10-cent deposit on bottles and cans will soon have more options for redeeming their deposits, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Grand Haven Hispanic Fiesta, organizers faced a challenge – how to organize a second festival without a large public gathering due to COVID-19.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said her use of emergency powers to manage the pandemic is not unique and she worries that efforts to take away her unilateral authority, if successful, could lead coronavirus cases to spike to dangerous levels in Michigan.
NEWAYGO — Newaygo High School will be closed Monday, Sept. 21 due to multiple positive COVID-19 cases, according to Newaygo Public Schools (NPS) Superintendent Peggy Mathis.
CHICAGO — When Doug McConnell reaches 100 swim strokes, he thinks about his father. At 400, he thinks about his sister.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Christian Newswire) — Approximately 7,000 abandoned mothers and children remain in Colorado City, Arizona, after the leader of their polygamous sect, Warren Jeffs, was sentenced to life plus 20 years in 2007 for his child bride sexual abuse with some victims as young as 12.
GRAND RAPIDS — Upon recommendation from a selection committee, the Most Rev. David J. Walkowiak, bishop of Grand Rapids, has appointed David Bellamy as CEO of Catholic Charities West Michigan following a national search.
JERUSALEM — Eating apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashana is a Jewish tradition to symbolize a sweet start of the New Year. But in Israel, bitterness prevails for the holiday as the country faces a second nationwide lockdown to stem a raging coronavirus outbreak.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The remaining eight Supreme Court justices, and two former colleagues, are speaking out about their colleague Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday at age 87.
ZEELAND TWP. — Two people were killed when a small, two-seat aircraft crashed Saturday morning near Zeeland, according to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office.
ALLENDALE TWP. — Sandy Garcia has lived in the same home on Pierce Street in Allendale Township for her entire life. In that time, she’s seen her hometown grow.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a diminutive yet towering women's rights champion who became the court's second female justice, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 87.
Grand Haven’s varsity football team kicked off its season Friday evening at Grandville. Spring Lake opened with a game against Hudsonville Unity Christian at Jenison, while Fruitport took on Hamilton. For complete coverage of Friday’s action, go online to grandhaventribune.com.
A frost advisory is in effect for portions of central, south-central, southwest and west-central Michigan — which includes Ottawa County — from 2-9 a.m. Saturday.
LANSING (AP) — President Donald Trump called Michigan's top election official a "Trump Hater" Thursday after the state mistakenly created overseas absentee ballots that didn't list Vice President Mike Pence.
The Grand Haven Area Community Foundation has granted more than $625,000 to area for-impact organizations serving individuals, families and communities most impacted by COVID-19.
The Rev. John Kenny, pastor of First Reformed Church in Grand Haven, says there are a couple of unexpected blessings that have turned up since restrictions went into place for the pandemic in March.
Frost is likely tonight/early Saturday over much of the area, with freezing temperatures also possible north of Big Rapids and Mount Pleasant. A threat of frost will exist Saturday night, as well.
A shimmering smile isn’t the only thing toothpaste can be credited for. That little magical tube of paste can conquer everything from carpet and clothing stains to burns and water rings.
WEST OLIVE — An Ottawa County business has been fined $2,100 by the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration for violating COVID-19 regulations.
Dave Sullivan has gone from working quietly alone at his Ann Arbor home to spending every minute of every day alongside his wife and three young kids with remote-learning schedules.