2 hrs ago
Suspect in Latest Stabbing Arraigned
The suspect in a Holland stabbing was in a 58th District courtroom Wednesday afternoon on two charges.
6 hrs ago
Groundbreaking set for new Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Holland
The official groundbreaking for a new 140-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Holland will be staged Thursday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. The new hotel, which will be built at 121 E. Eighth Street between Macatawa Bank and the downtown splash pad, is being developed and operated by Suburban Inns , a Holland firm that also operates hotels in Grand ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Holland police: Man stabbed in chest, head
Officers were first called to a report of a fight around 6:30 p.m. in the area of 18th Street and Columbia Avenue.
I-196 truck stop opponents seek appeal of judge's ruling allowing Holland-area facility
A group of Holland Township residents seeking to block construction of a truck stop at I-196 and Adams Street is asking the Michigan Court of Appeals to hear an appeal of an Ottawa County judge's ruling that said the group had no legal standing to block the project.
Lamar Construction Co.'s CEO grilled about decision to close in bankruptcy hearing
Lamar Construction Co. closed its doors on July 10 after a Fifth Third Bank executive called late that night to cancel the Hudsonville company's line of credit, Carl Blauwkamp, the company's president and CEO, testified on Monday, Aug. 18. "I didn't know what we were trying to do, but I was told that's what we had to do," said Blauwkamp of his ... (more)
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Holland in Case Study Group on Economic Effect of Bicycling
A report released by M-DOT last week catalogs the economic effect of bicycling across the state of Michigan.
Police identify motorcyclist killed in crash with car in Holland Township
Ottawa County sheriff's authorities have identified a man killed in a Monday morning crash that occurred when a car pulled out in front of his motorcycle in Holland Township.
Good Samaritan fatally injured while aiding teens
Ottawa County officials say a Good Samaritan who stopped to help two teens whose car got stuck in a ditch was killed when another vehicle ran over him.
Holland and Reddaway Named by Toyota North American Parts as 2014 LTL Logistics Partners of the Year
Holland and Reddaway announced today both companies have been recognized in their service regions by Toyota North American Parts as 2014 LTL Logistics Partners of the Year.
Interest high in running Blue Star Linear Trail along Allegan...
There is plenty of interest for the creation of the Blue Star Linear Trail along the lakeshore, Allegan County commissioners learned last week.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Jewelry-making, selling brings 'peace' to car accident survivor
More than two and a half years ago Caitlin Myler was turning left out of the parking lot of the Ottawa County bank call center where she worked when she spotted another motorist traveling fast over the hill.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Kanisha k's 'Bring Me Home' Hits Top Ten on FMQB AC40 Chart
After a few weeks of knocking persistently on the door, Kanisha K's summer hit "Bring Me Home" finally hits the Top Ten on the FMQB AC40 Chart with its jump this week to #10-sharing the upper reaches of the list with pop superstars Ingrid Michaelson, Justin Timberlake, OneRepublic and Paramore and emerging stars Sam Smith and Nico & Vinz.
City of Holland and BPW: Contenders for $5-Million...
The City of Holland and the BPW are one step closer to the grand prize of $5-million in the Georgetown University Energy Prize competition.
Holland area resident wakes to breaking glass, thwarts home invasion
A Holland area homeowner thwarted a would-be home invasion after awaking to the sound of breaking glass and confronting an intruder.
National news media picture West Ottawa High School teacher on Supreme Court cell phone ruling
Initially, West Ottawa High School teacher Kristen Luna was not elated about her delayed flight home after a five-day conference in Washington, D.C. But the misfortune turned into an unexpected surprise when national news sites USA Today, Washington Post, New Republic and Policito.com featured a photo of her at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Dr. Fred Johnson III heading to Malaysia for International Speech Contest
On behalf of the members of District 62 Toastmasters, congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Fred Johnson III for qualifying for the semifinals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest! If/when Fred wins the semifinals competition, he will move to the finals where he will compete with 9 other contestants from all over the world for the ... (more)
Thu Aug 14, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
FOX 17 Questions MDCH About Medicaid And Estate Recovery
Fred Martin Jr. took his concern about becoming homeless to his front lawn. He erected several signs which caught the attention of the FOX 17 Problem Solvers.
Robbers Steal From & Beat Up Two Persons in Holland Apartment Unit
Two men described only as having dark complexions are being sought in an armed robbery of a Holland apartment unit overnight.
Panterra Showing Off Its Prevost Conversons
Panterra Luxury Coaches will be at the Hearthside Grove luxury motorcoach resort in Petoskey, Mich., Aug. 15 and 16 showing off the company's luxury coach and RV conversions to prospective clients.