Grand Haven’s Paul McMullen, a former Olympic runner and coach of a local running group, died in a ski crash at a northern Michigan ski resort Thursday night.
Three fulltime firefighters have joined the ranks of Spring Lake Fire and Rescue, taking the department on the next step toward its goal of providing 24/7 service to Spring Lake Township.
Two recent announcements have local health professionals excited about the increased number of vaccines they hope to soon put in people’s arms.
LANSING — Business groups on Thursday urged Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to let employers reopen their offices for in-person work rather than lengthen a coronavirus-related restriction set to expire in mid-April.
The day has finally come – two weeks have passed since you received your second dose of the vaccine, making you officially fully vaccinated. You’re ready to celebrate. And you’re dreaming of having your other vaccinated friends over to join. But is it a good idea?
WASHINGTON — Roughly 98 percent of U.S. households that received a COVID-19 relief check in December will also qualify for the next round of payments being championed by President Joe Biden, according to a White House official.
MUSKEGON — The Muskegon Lakeshore Home, Garden + Boat Show will take place at the new VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center, 460 W Western Ave., in downtown Muskegon, April 16-17.
Preschool provides the critical development of social, math, and literacy skills in young students. These skills, combined with the opportunity to learn how to play and learn with their peers and teachers, contribute to a successful transition to kindergarten.
The Board of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation (GHACF) recently announced four first-round Community Impact grant awards, totaling $342,100, in support of Northwest Ottawa County and surrounding communities.
Grand Haven city council and Board of Light & Power staff agreed that they all want to see a clean, safe and comprehensive remediation process on Harbor Island.
Grand Haven’s city council voted unanimously in favor of the extension of four lease agreements for local businesses being housed in the Grand Trunk Depot near the Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium on Monday.
PHILADELPHIA — Physician Steven Shapiro chairs the pediatrics department at Abington Hospital. He’s never been a therapist. Yet a big chunk of his medical practice these days is devoted to mental health issues, far more than ever before.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan announced Wednesday that all people age 50 to 64 can start getting COVID-19 vaccinations on March 22, while those in that group with medical conditions can begin being immunized next week.
LANSING (AP) — Michigan's Legislature was poised Wednesday to approve a $4.2 billion coronavirus relief plan without a deal with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, as majority Republicans pressed to curtail her administration's pandemic powers and Democrats opposed a decision to not allocate all federal…
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the state’s COVID-19 restrictions, including increasing capacity limits at establishments like restaurants and allowing visitation at nursing homes statewide.
Restaurants can accept twice as many indoor diners, shops and business can also allow more customers and private gatherings may involve more people under a new state health order set to take affect Friday.
LANSING — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer remains a popular leader, but her support has slipped over the last several months in what a pollster believes is a reflection of public frustration over the coronavirus pandemic, nearing its one-year anniversary in Michigan.
Water has been shut off for several homes in the area after a water main break was discovered Tuesday morning at the intersection of Sherman and Howard streets in Grand Haven.
A sixth-generation farm girl who was raised on a fruit farm along the ridge in Conklin, Julie Armock spent a lot of time outdoors. Because of that fact, she spent a lot of time washing up.
The State of Michigan reported 1,569 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. That total includes new cases from Sunday as well, for an average of 784 cases per day.