1 hr ago
President of Michigan, Florida fitness club chain elected to Hope College Board of Trustees
The head of a chain of sports and fitness clubs in Michigan and Florida has been elected to a four-year term on Hope College's Board of Trustees.
6 hrs ago
Lakeshore Gas Prices Slide Back After a Week's Hiccup
A 15-cent spike at the pump along the Lakeshore a week ago has been more than made up.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Gun shop owner frustrated with another denial of indoor firing range in Holland
An effort by a Holland gun shop to build an indoor firing range was dealt another setback Thursday as the city's Board of Appeals rejected a proposed use variance that would have allowed the project to move forward.
AGVs vs. Conveyors
Some experts question if conveyors still make sense in today's lean, flexible world.
Hope College Board Welcomes Two Newcomers
Two new members of Hope College's Board of Trustees were announced today by the school.
Groundbreaking Ceremony for Macatawa Greenway Trail
Ground was broken Wednesday morning on a 2.4-mile bike path that, when completed in November, connects the Kenowa Trail that goes through Zeeland and Jamestown Towsnships with the Adams Street Trail that heads into Holland.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence
In a May 7, 2014 file photo, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and his daughter Kelsey, left, scrub the streets with Holland mayor Kurt Dykstra in Holland, Mich.
Four area schools schedule open houses, information nights for Freedom Christian families
The closing of Freedom Christian Schools has led to four other parochial school systems hosting open houses to show displaced students and families their offerings.
Landlords: Housing restriction proposal could spur more rentals near Hope College
Some landlords who provide rental housing to Hope College students aren't happy about a proposal under consideration by Holland city planners to reduce the number of non-family members who can live together from six to four.
Is busking panhandling? Kalamazoo city attorney researching ordinance on street performers
That changed earlier this month when the 25-year-old unemployed Kalamazoo man was approached by a pair of Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers as he strummed his guitar.
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Ottawa and Allegan County
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... ALLEGAN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN... SOUTHERN OTTAWA COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN... * UNTIL 1230 AM EDT * AT 1105 PM EDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM JAMESTOWN TO 12 MILES WEST OF OVAL BEACH...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT ... (more)
Tue Jul 22, 2014
22-23 July 2014 Lightning storms over Lake Michigan
This map from LightningMaps.ORG shows lightning over Lake Michigan and into Ottawa County, Michigan at about 11:15 p.m on 22 July 2014.
4-year-old boy missing in Lake Michigan, dive team searching water near Holland
The Ottawa County Sheriff's Department dive team is searching for a 4-year-old boy reported missing in the water at Tunnel Park near Holland.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Grand Haven Tribune
Thrill of the fair
The Ottawa County Fair kicks off today and runs through Saturday at the Ottawa County Fairgrounds, 1286 Ottawa Beach Road in Holland.
Ice cream lovers pick the first Pure Michigan winter flavor
If you are partial to s'mores, then you will like the winning flavor of a contest to pick Hudsonville Ice Cream's first Pure Michigan Winter flavor.
Deja Vu: Misplaying The Patriotism Card Again
A decade ago, soon-to-be Democratic nominee for president, John Kerry railed against "Benedict Arnold CEOs."
Job fair rolls out red carpet for employees of bankrupt Lamar Construction
About 30 employees of the bankrupt Lamar Construction Co. showed up for a job fair at Hudsonville High School on Monday, July 21. About 30 employers - eager to hire qualified construction workers - were waiting for them with job application forms.
How Hope grads' invention RingCam turns the big question into a keepsake
A ring box that not only holds an engagement ring but records the proposal. This nifty invention was imagined at Hope College by some enterprising students.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Two Injured in Car Vs. Tree Crash
According to Ottawa County Dispatchers, one car struck a tree right in front of the Ottawa County Fair Grounds on Ottawa Beach Road in the Holland area.