Ottawa County is being sued for more than $25,000 after a woman was injured at a county-owned park, according to documents filed recently in Ottawa County Circuit Court.
Jess Sory loves to explore the outdoors, and in her role as a naturalist with the Ottawa County Parks, she gets the chance to pass that passion on to others.
FERRYSBURG — Area residents participating in a regularly scheduled bird walk were treated to a colorful fly-by Wednesday morning when an incoming storm pushed the migrating birds across the big lake.
The Ottawa County Parks Foundation has raised nearly $5.7 million to-date for the Grand River Greenway and Idema Explorers Trail projects.
A surprising chorus of spring peepers. The up-and-down stairs and vistas of Rosy Mound Natural Area. The quiet, twisting waters of the Pigeon River at Hemlock Crossing.
A $2 million gift from the Bill and Bea Idema Foundation to the county park system announced Friday is helping to shore up support for the long-planned Grand River Explorers Trail greenway project.
The park will be closed Thursday, Jan. 11, due to unusually warm weather.
It's a marshmallow world! And that's the case at Rosy Mound Natural Area in Grand Haven Township. We've seen this Ottawa County park in warm weather, it's a different world with all the snowfall we've had since Christmas.
The Ottawa County Parks Foundation has announced that its effort to complete the Grand River Greenway Campaign is gaining traction thanks to a pair of recent gifts from two West Michigan family foundations.
WEST OLIVE — No lawsuits have been filed, but three claims have been made against Ottawa County relating to the Weaver House deck collapse, which injured 14 people last summer.
Ottawa County residents took advantage of last week's cold and snow to enjoy cross country skiing and sledding at Ottawa County's Pigeon Creek Park on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Photos by Becky Vargo
WEST OLIVE — Ask someone cross-country skiing at Ottawa County’s Pigeon Creek Park what is their favorite place to ski, and they’ll almost always name their current location.
One more sign that winter is here!
Local firefighters use dilapidated farmhouse as training facility.
The Ottawa County Parks Commission is seeking $88,000 in funding assistance from Michigan Department of Natural Resources’ Aquatic Habitat grant program for ecological restoration work at Riverside Park.