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TALLMADGE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Three people were taken to a local Grand Rapids hospital after a two vehicle crash in Ottawa County.
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Zeeland Public Schools notified parents Friday, April 18, that the Ottawa County Road Commission will begin road construction on Monday, April 28, that will affect the district for the remainder of the school year.
A jury sided with an Ottawa County sheriff's deputy who was sued by a woman whose arm broke during an encounter in a holding area at Holland District Court.
City commissioners are non-committal, but intrigued by a resident's plea to ban certain pesticides linked to the health of bees.
A 36-foot-high steel sculpture, symbolizing diversity and unity, could soon greet motorists traveling the River Avenue bridge that connects the Holland with its neighboring townships.
The Berrien County Prosecutor's Office is set to join several other prosecutor's offices in Michigan in a program that offers highly-trained service dogs to children and vulnerable adults being called to testify in court.
Court documents say a West Michigan pastor who is facing embezzlement charges, used money from his former church without anyone knowing, to pay for vacation time.
State officials are looking into the apparent suffocation of a 100-year-old woman found between her mattress and bed rail at a western Michigan adult care home.
Winter reared its head into spring once again overnight in West Michigan, though those chances increasingly are becoming few and far between.
A 45-year-old man is in critical condition Tuesday after a single-vehicle rollover crash in Grand Haven Township.
The man accused of dressing as a woman while robbing a credit union last week, then leading police on a 100-mph chase through Hudsonville, is slated for a court date on Wednesday, April 16. Todd Alan Kooiker, a 51-year-old Jenison man, is charged with armed robbery and fourth-degree fleeing and eluding a police officer.
A woman who says an Ottawa County sheriff's deputy used excessive force while breaking her arm and dislocating her shoulder will share her story with a U.S. District Court jury beginning Tuesday, April 15. Leah Allyn Norton filed a federal lawsuit against Deputy Heather Stille after her humerus bone - the bone between the shoulder and elbow - was ... (more)
Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman who was abducted from her home and held captive for nine months in one of the nation's most publicized kidnapping cases, will speak at a fundraiser next month for an Ottawa County organization that deals with child sexual abuse cases.