Wednesday May 15
Restricted summer access to Holland's Big Red lighthouse could be short-lived
Karen Fanning is framed by weathered glass of the lens cupola at the top of Holland's "Big Red" lighthouse.
Mon May 13, 2013
Summer access to Holland's Big Red lighthouse to be restricted
The new restrictions will take effect Memorial Day weekend, said Nicki Arendshorst, a member of the Holland Historic Lighthouse Commission and a security trustee for Macatawa Park Cottagers' Association.
Tue May 07, 2013
Macatawa Bank Corp. is no longer a 'fortress,' shareholders told at annual meeting
Macatawa Bank Corp. has gone from being a "fortress" aimed at survival to a profitable business that's focused on growth, Board Chairman Richard Postma told the bank holding company's annual shareholders meeting on Tuesday, May 7. While Macatawa Bank's balance sheet is strong once again after a cataclysmic period of loan losses, Postma told ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Zeeland's $40,000 anti-erosion project could start this summer
A $40,000 project to shore up the streambank along Noordeloos Creek at the city of Zeeland's Paw Paw Bridge Park could get underway later this summer.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Deputies get marine patrol training in Ottawa Co.
From dramatic rescues to blazing beach fires, deputies from across Michigan are on the lakeshore to learn how to patrol Michigan's waterways.
Macatawa Bank Corp.'s first quarter results show continued improvement
The bank holding company posted profits of $2.5 million, or 9 cents a share, down from last year's first quarter profit of $4.5 million or 17 cents per share.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Holland eyes engineering firm to help with Western Machine Tool Works property
City officials in Holland are considering a proposal to hire an engineering firm with a deep background in municipal marinas and waterfront multi-use developments to review proposals to redevelop the former Western Machine Tool Works property on Lake Macatawa.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The historic DeZwaan windmill at Windmill Island Gardens in Holland.
Weather and wet ground conditions are preventing a contractor from conducting a prescribed burn in the Macatawa Marsh near Windmill Island scheduled for today.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Prescribed Burn To Take Place At The Macatawa Marsh
The Holland Department of Public Safety would like to advise motorists and residents in the Holland area, that a prescribed burn will be taking place tomorrow, April 24, 2013 in the Macatawa Marsh.