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General Motors - fresh off its first monthly sales win this year against Ford in the pickup segment - is looking to gain more ground. For September, GM is offering special leases and rebates under a Truck Month promotion and dangling bonus cash for Chevrolet dealers who hit Silverado retail sales targets.
A man believed to be involved in at least one of two separate indecent exposure incidents involving young girls on Holland streets is in custody. Not many details were immediately available pending arraignment in Holland District Court, but a 29-year-old Holland man was arrested last night at the Holland Rescue Mission's River Avenue building.
The arrest was made Thursday night, Sept. 11, Holland police Capt. Jack Dykstra said.
CityFlatsHotel moving forward with Port Huron project The people developing CityFlats Hotel in Port Huron said the project is moving ahead Check out this story on thetimesherald.com: http://bwne.ws/1tCE4Ie Chuck Reid, owner of CityFlatsHotel, announces the new Port Huron location on April 16 as Scott Beedon of Commonwealth Realty and Larry Jones listen at the Sperry's Building. In April, the Holland, Mich., company announced it had signed a 10-year lease for the former Sperry's building in downtown Port Huron, with plans to convert it to a boutique hotel and bistro.
Michigan Department of Transportation officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to build two roundabouts on M-40 in the area of Holland's Tulip City Truck Stop in an effort to reduce the risk of crashes involving semi-trucks exiting the truck stop. MDOT engineers are now recommending as their "preferred alternative" a proposal that would route semi traffic out the rear of the truck stop onto Interchange Drive, as well as realign that road and install a traffic signal at Interchange and M-40.
After falling in the season opener at Monmouth of Illinois last Saturday, Dean Kreps' Orange and Blue tackle visiting Augustana at Ray & Sue Smith Stadium in Holland this coming Saturday. The coach joined host Dan Spadafora and Hope SID Alan Babbitt to preview the contest in a visit to "WHTC Morning News" today.
Sculptor Cyril Lixenberg is a Dutch artist, and the city of Holland, Michigan, was largely settled by immigrants from the Netherlands. Today, the community on Lake Michigan still is famous for its annual Tulip Time Festival, but the city of more than 33,000 people has a growing population of people with Hispanic, Asian, African, Middle Eastern and Native America roots.
An 18-year-old Holland man spent some time last night on a hospital bed because he was driving too fast. Ottawa County Sheriff's Sergeant Matt Wildfong and deputies were called to River Hills Drive near 129th Street, in a subdivision south of the Lakewood Boulevard/Beeline Road junction on Holland's North Side, around 9:40 PM.
Two teen witnesses to a late July fatal stabbing in Holland Township say the 18-year-old victim appeared to be the initial aggressor in the incident. Donaldson and Rodgers did not like each other and crossed paths sometime after 11 p.m. July 31 along Riley Street east of 136th Avenue.
A witness to the stabbing death of a Holland teen in late July heard the suspect say "You mess with me you die" shortly after the victim fell to the ground. Demario King, a senior at West Ottawa High School, testified that he saw Victor Donaldson, 16, and Ja'Paris Rodgers, 18, fight shortly after 11 p.m. along Riley Street, west of 136th Avenue.
City Human Relations director Esther Fifelski says you get a lot for the nine dollar all day ticket. Tickets for Community Day are nine dollars for regular admission, five dollars for children age five to eleven and children under five get in free.
If you've always wanted to visit the Netherlands at tulip time, for a close imitation, it's much easier to visit Holland , Michigan. You'll find fields of half a million tulips and more blooms in the city's parks and along city streets.
New York City officials on Monday tackled Spider Man, Elmo and other fictional favorites with a proposal to intensify a crackdown on the costumed street performers who wander Times Square and pose with tourists for tips. If passed, the law would require licensing, background checks and other regulatory measures for the costumed characters in what City Council member Andy King, author of the measure, called a public safety concern.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 07:00 am
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