WEST OLIVE — Three Ottawa County families officially became at least one person larger in special Adoption Day ceremonies today in Ottawa County Probate Court.
In preparation for his 24th season as head coach, Mike Reed has yet to face the kind of challenge this year presents for his highly touted Grand Haven High School Science Olympiad team.
Today: A chance of snow showers between 10 and 11 a.m., then rain and snow showers. High near 38. Southeast wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.
LANSING — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump’s brazen attempts to subvert the results of the election.
A Spring Lake woman has been ordered to serve 130 days in jail for charges connected to a dispute over wearing a face mask inside a Grand Haven business in July.
Lane closures for traffic signal work will be in effect for about two hours Tuesday morning on southbound U.S. 31 (Beacon Boulevard) at Columbus Avenue, just south of Fulton Avenue.
LOS ANGELES — Before Tsegai fled Eritrea and made the monthslong journey to the United States to seek asylum, his image of this country was colored by what he’d seen on TV.
The head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops told colleagues Tuesday that President-elect Joe Biden’s policy positions, including support for abortion rights, pose a “difficult and complex situation” for the church.
Local families are invited to join St. John's Lutheran Church for a family-friendly virtual event that combines baking cookies and hearing the story of the first Christmas.
Today: A chance of rain and snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. East-southeast wind 6 to 8 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
The more intimate Thanksgiving gatherings expected this year because of the COVID-19 virus pandemic is driving up demand for smaller turkeys and leaving bigger birds sitting idle in store freezers.
The holidays are just around the corner, and given the unique challenges this year has presented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Tri-Cities Historical Museum is hosting a fundraiser to benefit participating local nonprofit organizations.
MUSKEGON HEIGHTS — The Getty Drive-In Theater will be open during Thanksgiving week for the first time in its known history, providing a source of entertainment applicable during a pandemic.
LANSING — A judge on Friday declined to halt a three-week ban on indoor dining in Michigan that is one of the most recent coronavirus restrictions imposed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration.
The Grand Haven City Council moved this week to return the proposed update of the city’s Zoning Ordinance to the city’s Planning Commission in an effort to address concerns from members about density in the Southside neighborhood.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and in preparation, city of Grand Haven crews were out the past few weeks stringing Christmas lights on trees along Washington Avenue.
Another partial shutdown due to the rise in COVID-19 cases is contributing to a potential dire situation for families helped by the local Salvation Army.
Today: Mostly sunny, with temperatures falling to around 46 by 5 p.m. West-southwest wind around 15 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
FRUITPORT — Fruitport Community Schools will go to all virtual learning effective Monday, partly in response to state requirements, but also because of staffing problems caused by community spread of COVID-19.
The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District’s Parents as Teachers organization has earned an endorsement from its national association as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate.
SPRING LAKE — Due to COVID-19, the Thanksgiving experience will be different for many this year, including for volunteers and recipients of the 27th annual Community Feast based at a local church.
The state health department's report for Wednesday is the first time in more than a week that the daily number of new cases of the coronavirus in Michigan is below 6,000.
DETROIT — In an abrupt about-face, Michigan’s largest county on Tuesday night unanimously certified election results showing Democrat Joe Biden defeating President Donald Trump, hours after Republicans first blocked formal approval of voters’ intentions.