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Teen motorcycle rider hurt in Ottawa County crash

At 10:37 p.m. Friday, the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an accident with injuries on Greenly Street east of Snip Drive in Holland Township. The investigation showed that Ryder Rodriguez, 40, of Holland was driving a Toyota Prius eastbound on Greenly when he attempted to tur

FOX17 - 2018-08-18 16:29:54

City Council votes to double annual, overnight parking fee in downtown Holland

The Downtown Parking Board said the fees hadn't increased in 10 years.HOLLAND, Mich. - Downtown Holland residents who have permits to park overnight are about to see their fees more than double.This week, the city council increased the annual overnight parking fee from $120 to $360.The Downtown Park


Hope College's Fried Cottage moving to a new location in Holland

"It's over 200 tons of very, very heavy home," explained Greg Maybury, senior project manager at Hope College. "It's a double layer, brick built home -- but it's solid and we're willing to invest in upgrading it to modern code."


Tests of Holland public water come back PFAS-free: city

According to Friday's release, two samples of public water came back "non-detect" for perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which are PFAS compounds.

MLIVE.COM - 2018-08-17 22:31:00

Man hit by car while lying in road ID'd

GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities have identified the man who was hit and killed by a vehicle while lying in the road.It happened around 3:20 a.m. Thursday on 66th Street between 119th and 129th avenues in Ganges Township, south of Douglas.The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office said 54-year-o


Man’s body found in Grand Haven wooded area

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – A 23-year-old man with ties to the Grand Haven area was found dead earlier this week in a tent.The Public Safety Department reports the man was found Tuesday in a tent in the Mulligan’s Hollow wooded area.The man’s name has not been released. The cause of the man’s death is pend


Today in History: Aug. 19

Self’s saloon was broken into Wednesday night, and the premises were relieved of some cigars, whiskey and beer. An entrance had been affected through the basement.

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2018-08-19 00:00:00

New Campus Ministries center to headline Hope’s Faith Formation Initiative

The structure will be built in the central campus, along the former 12th Street between College and Columbia avenues, and between the Jim and Martie Bultman Center and Wyckoff Hall. Site preparation is underway and includes the removal of two college-owned homes at the location. Construction should

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2018-08-19 10:00:00

200-ton cottage picked up and moved on Hope College's campus

HOLLAND, Mich. - After a two-day, one quarter mile journey, the Fried Cottage is sitting at its new home on the Hope College campus in Holland.

WZZM 13 - 2018-08-18 03:40:42

Man, 54, hit and killed on Allegan County roadway

The teen driver of the vehicle involved told police that he was traveling southbound on 66th Street when he struck the Robert Joe-Edward Cobb, 54, who reportedly was lying in the roadway.


Blain’s Farm & Fleet Announces Fourth Michigan Location: Holland Store to Open Fall 2019

JANESVILLE, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Family owned and operated,Blain’s Farm & Fleetis pleased to announce plans for its fourth Michigan location in Ottawa County’s Holland Township. Slated to open in the fall of 2019, the Holland store will be the latest in Blain’s expansion into Michigan, which inclu


Man hit, killed lying in road

Allegan County Sheriff’s deputies found Robert Joe-Edward Cobb, 54, deceased at the scene of the accident on 66th Street near 119th Avenue.

HERALD-PALLADIUM - 2018-08-18 10:00:00

Here is what's happening in West Michigan this weekend!

Harvey Street in Holland will be full of street performers, live music, art work and food. "Happenings on Harvey" runs from 5 to 8 Friday night.


Fatal Crash in Allegan County

Police were called to the scene at approximately 3:20 a.m. Thursday morning, according to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office, which emailed a statement emailed to media Friday morning.


Pier walkers return to Grand Haven | Newsradio WOOD 1300 and 106.9 FM

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — For the first time in two years, the pier walkers returned to the south pier that juts into Lake Michigan.

IHEART.COM - 2018-08-17 23:00:00

Grand Haven south pier reopens to the public

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. - The south pier in Grand Haven State Park had been closed since 2016 for reconstruction, that is until Friday, Aug. 17, 2018.Crews put the finishing touches on the structure Thursday, Aug. 16. It reopened to the public on Friday just before 11 a.m.


Man found dead inside tent in Grand Haven

The Grand Haven Department of Public Safety said officers were called around 6 p.m. Tuesday to the Mulligan’s Hollow, located at 600 Y Drive, for an unresponsive man found inside tent near a wooded area.


Investigation continues on body found behind YMCA

Upon arrival, they found the body of a 23-year-old male, with ties to the Grand Haven area, according to Lt. Joe Boyle.


Authorities: Man hit by car while lying in road

GANGES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The Allegan County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man who was hit by a vehicle while lying in the road.It happened around 3:20 a.m. Thursday on 66th Street between 119th and 129th avenues in Ganges Township, south of Douglas.The sheriff's office said


Lake Michigan water rescue: man in critical condition after going underwater

County sheriff’s deputies responded to Winds Nest Park in Port Sheldon Township around 8:21 p.m., after witnesses reported a man had last been seen in the water three minutes before the 911 call came in. The man had been swimming in the lake about 20 feet off the beach when he went under water. She