The Hispanic Latino Commission of Michigan recently announced the top 50 Latinas in the state.
Robert Hamilton will lead the newly created Public Defender Office with locations planned in Holland (12185 James St.) and Grand Haven (1111 Fulton Ave).
Local center inundated with calls for help.
Based on data from the 2017 Ottawa County Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), the 2018 Community Health Improvement Plan (C.H.I.P.) is aimed at improving county residents’ health in areas such as access to care, mental health and healthy behaviors.
The mandated change will completely restructure how people too poor to pay for their own lawyers will be represented in court.
Police said Brian Garbarino, 59, was driving a motorcycle south on 120th Avenue near Polk Street in Olive Township late Saturday afternoon when he collided with a van that had slowed to turn.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Traffic was slowed Tuesday morning on southbound U.S. 31 when a pickup truck ran off the highway and crashed into some trees.
OLIVE TWP. — A Muskegon man told police that he felt something crawling on his leg and looked down just before slamming his car into the back of another car Monday morning on 96th Avenue in Olive Township.
GEORGETOWN TWP. — A Jenison man died in a fiery crash when his vehicle struck construction equipment late Friday night, according to Ottawa County Sheriff Sgt. Chris Dill.
PORT SHELDON TWP. — A 30-year-old Holland man died after running in front of a car late Friday night on U.S. 31 between Stanton and Taylor streets, according to Sgt. J. Douglas of the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
ALLENDALE TWP. — Police are crediting a local resident with the rescue of a 22-year-old Allendale Township man after he drove his car into a man-made lake late Saturday morning.
OLIVE TWP. — A 59-year-old Grand Haven man was airlifted to a Grand Rapids hospital following a van versus motorcycle crash late Saturday afternoon in Olive Township.
Ottawa County’s Farmland Preservation Program is hosting its second annual Farms are the Tapas fundraising event from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at Terra Square in Hudsonville.
Jared Hayward from the Ottawa County Innovation & Technology Department and Shawn James from the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office have been recognized as the county’s Outstanding Customer Service Award recipients for the second quarter of 2018.
Ottawa County Circuit Judge Jon Hulsing will represent circuit court judges from across the state as the newest member of the Michigan Judicial Tenure Commission.