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WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Injuries after car & ambulance collide in Holland
According to Ottawa County Central Dispatch, the driver of the car pulled in front of the ambulance.
Thu May 16, 2013
Man with foot caught in tree baler - Grand Haven Township rescuers responding
Ottawa County's Technical Rescue Team responded to a Grand Haven Township tree nursery, where a worker got his foot stuck in a tree baler.
Wed May 15, 2013
Muskegon Woman Hurt in I-96 Crash Near Nunica
A Muskegon woman suffered serious injuries in a single-vehicle crash that closed I-96 west of Nunica for a short time late yesterday morning.
FBI: Man falsely reports Ottawa County sheriff's deputy selling drugs
A man is accused of falsely reporting an Ottawa County sheriff's deputy's drug involvement in effort to "discredit" deputy, FBI says.
What some Grand Rapids voters will do for the first time in 28 years
People wait to vote at Community Revival Center, 1005 Evergreen SE Tuesday, November 6, 2012.
Tue May 14, 2013
Preparing for work: Lakeshore schools, businesses partner to expose 13,000 students to workforce
About 13,000 students from Ottawa and Allegan counties are about to find out what area companies do and the skills needed to work there.
Ottawa County asks MDOT for pedestrian lane on new M-231 bridge over Grand River
When construction gets underway on a 4,400-foot-long bridge that will carry traffic on the new M-231 expressway over the Grand River in 2015, Ottawa County officials hope that project will also include construction of a separate multi-use lane which pedestrians and bicyclists can use to cross the river.
Ottawa County parts ways with its fiscal services director
County Administrator Al Vanderberg, who said it was "time for a change," said he has appointed fiscal services accountant Dave Carpenter to be the interim fiscal services director until a new director is hired.
Muskegon woman flown to Grand Rapids after vehicle rolls into median along I-96
Tim Engel of Tri-City Towing of Grand Haven works at the scene of where Charlene Ann Stewart, 39, of Muskegon was alone and driving this 4-door Chevrolet Vibe on eastbound I-96 at the 7-mile marker when a witness reported that her car suddenly swerved off the road where it rolled and landed near some trees at 11:00 a.m. on May 14, 2013 in Ottawa ... (more)
Expect more Ford Freeway lane closures, traffic backups as new road work begins
More lane closures and traffic backups are likely on Gerald R. Ford Freeway as another construction project gets underway this week.
Motorcyclist Hurt, Driver Jailed in Crash on Holland's North Side
An 18-year-old Holland area woman was jailed overnight, awaiting arraignment on driving without a license charge, after she apparently caused an accident that hospitalized a 57-year-old Zeeland Township motorcyclist.
Mon May 13, 2013
Grand Haven Tribune
Woman flees police, crashes car into house
Fruitport Township police attempted to make a traffic stop of the woman's 1999 Audi A6 in the Village of Fruitport, but the car fled, said Sgt.
Muskegon man hospitalized after crash on Lake Michigan Drive
An 82-year-old Muskegon man was hospitalized after being injured in a crash on Lake Michigan Drive Monday afternoon.
Ottawa County gets $400,000 federal grant to deal with contaminated sites
Ottawa County has received a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to be used for assessment, cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated properties around the county.
Northern Michigan News
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
If Michigan lawmakers are successful in passing measures to collect sales tax from online purchases, it could be the beginning of some major relief for small businesses around Superiorland - and for the cash-strapped state government.
Sun May 12, 2013
Grand Haven Tribune
A freeze warning is in effect from 10 p.m. Sunday to 8 a.m. Monday for much of west and central Michigan, including Ottawa County.
Sat May 11, 2013
Police Chase from Fruitport Ends in Spring Lake Crash, Arrest
A vehicle pursuit out of Fruitport around the midnight hour ended with a crash and an arrest.
Holland Man Convicted in North Side Burglary Involving Tying Up Victim
Sentencing is set on June 17th for Israel Pacheco-Gutierrez after an Ottawa County Circuit Court jury yesterday found him guilty of first-degree home invasion and unlawful imprisonment counts.
Fri May 10, 2013
Grand Haven Tribune
2 arrested in car thefts, including handgun
Two Grand Haven-area men were arrested Thursday evening in connection to a string of thefts from vehicles parked outside homes in the Forest Park subdivision of Grand Haven Township.
The Allegan County Board of Commissioners
Allegan County Commissioners are hoping that they aren't closing the proverbial barn door after the horses have already escaped.