Gas Prices Still High Along Lakeshore
A number of factors have conspired to make it more expensive for Lakeshore motorists to fill their gas tanks right now.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Holland considers property purchase for DeGraaf Nature Center
City officials in Holland are considering a proposal to buy an adjoining property north of the DeGraaf Nature Center, a plan center officials say will allow them to expand the center's driveway to accommodate school buses and make its entrance more visible to the public.
Holland native Steve Penna's metal art takes center stage at Lake Effect Gallery
Bringing nature to life in metal sculpture as wall hangings and table top sculpture is what Holland native Steve Penna has been doing since 2008.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Problematic Holland motel finally allowed to rent rooms again
The Holland City Council Wednesday, March 5, unanimously approved reinstating the license of the Economy Inn, formerly known as the Blue Mill Inn, at U.S. 31 and East 16th Street.
Church Sound: The Benefits Of Hearing Loop Assisted Listening Systems
It's always interesting when old technology becomes new again. We see it daily in our lives, but I'm referring to a specific type of old tech: hearing loops.
Holland Home Improvement Fair Scheduled for Monday
In an effort to help current and would-be homeowners in the city of Holland, a Home Improvement Fair is scheduled for Monday, March 10 at the Midtown Center.
Holland-area truck stop to be built over residents safety concerns
A new truck stop will soon be built along I-196 at Adams Street in Holland Township, and some residents feel they didn't get a chance to protest the facility.
Michigan House approves extra road funding
The Michigan House has approved spending 215-million dollars on road repairs and weather-related infrastructure improvements, while the Senate approved 100-million.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
44-Year-Old Holland Man Reported Missing
Mister was last seen Sunday. According to a release, he works in the Holland area but frequently visits family in Van Buren County.
Northern Michigan News
From paczki to pancakes: everybody calls it Tuesday
New Orleans has its Mardi Gras, a last, anything-goes bacchanal before Lent's 40 days of reflection and denial.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Smart911: New tool for Ottawa Co. Dispatchers
OTTAWA COUNTY. Mich., In an emergency, every second counts. A new program being rolled out in Ottawa County and the city of Holland aims to enhance response times and improve the communication between 911 dispatcher and the caller.
Holland Man Named Michigan Political Leadership Pr...
A Holland man is among 24 new Michigan Political Leadership Program fellows that have begun a 10-month-long training period at Michigan State University.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
City Considers Property Purchase to Expand Nature Center
City officials in Holland are considering a proposal to buy a home adjacent to the DeGraaf Nature Center, so that the popular facility can expand its driveway.
Bryan Cranston, Naomi Watts to star in 'Holland, Michigan'
Cranston, the 57-year-old star of "Breaking Bad" and of course, "Malcolm in the Middle" signed on for the lead role in the new movie, "Holland, Michigan."
Seasonal Gas Price Spike Underway Along Lakeshore
The seasonal spike of gas prices along the Lakeshore is well underway. A jump at the pump yesterday was reflected in this morning's weekly survey of Holland area stations that had an average per-gallon rate of a near-uniform $3.75, up 31 cents from last Friday, and 52 cents over a 14-day period.
Pere Marquette Passenger Train Delayed by Snow Last Night
Passengers on the Pere Marquette passenger train were delayed by as much as three hours from arriving at the Padnos Transportation Center in Holland and the final destination in Grand Rapids last night.
Northern Michigan News
Train from Chicago gets stuck in snow in Michigan
Amtrak says one of its passenger trains traveling from Chicago to Grand Rapids was delayed nearly three hours after getting stuck in a snow drift in Michigan.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Former Allegan County leader, state House candidate Terry Burns accused of embezzling from friend
Terry Burns, the former Saugatuck Township supervisor and Allegan County commissioner, has been charged with embezzlement after he allegedly took money from a trust account that belongs to a long-time friend, state police said Thursday, Feb. 27. Burns earlier told MLive and The Grand Rapids Press that he "borrowed" thousands of dollars, but said he ... (more)
The Huffington Post
Bryan Cranston's New Role Should Be Familiar To 'Breaking Bad' Fans
Bryan Cranston will play a mild-mannered man living a normal suburban life -- or so his wife thinks -- in an upcoming new film.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Holland to take on $160 million debt to build natural gas-fired power plant
In a community that is normally averse to taking on large amounts of debt, city leaders in Holland on Wednesday unanimously approved issuing $160 million in bonds - the largest for a project in the city's history - to build the Board of Public Works' new natural gas-fired power plant.