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Holland fire department upgrades rescue boat

The new boat is twice as large as the department's old boat. With a 20-year-old boat that no longer has available replacement parts, the Holland Department of Public Services Fire Division has gotten an upgrade. Since 1997, the department has been using a 12-foot SeaDoo boat with inflatable sides fo

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 13:07:00

Holland City Council to vote on short-term rentals

The meeting takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Sentinel Staff reports More than a year after it first voted on short-term rental regulations, Holland City Council could approve less strict regulation on non-owner occupied short-term rentals. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at c

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 18:00:00

Holland woman sought for series of ATM frauds

The woman is suspected of fraud in four Michigan cities The Michigan State Police Niles post has issued a felony warrant for Glinisha Shanae Brown, 33, of Holland for suspected fraudulent bank activity. Police discovered the fraudulent activity after a woman was seen on surveillance cameras depositi

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 14:01:00

Victim identified in water rescue as Holland Christian graduate

Nathan Jon Marcus (courtesy of the Langeland-Sterenberg Funeral Home) HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - The 23-year-old man Holland man who died in a personal watercraft accident on Lake Michigan has been identified. Nathan Jon Marcus was a graduate of Holland Christian and Calvin College, and worked for Marcus

WHTC.COM - 2017-09-19 11:56:00

Mayors Prayer Breakfast In Holland

This year's Mayors Prayer Breakfast will highlight Holland's deep religious influence. Here is an interview with Don Wilkinson who is Executive Director of Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity and on the Prayer Breakfast Committee. The Mayors Prayer Breakfast will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton

WHTC.COM - 2017-09-18 17:25:00

Hiring event in Holland: 117 positions available

West Michigan Works! HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - West Michigan Works! in Ottawa County has 117 positions available at their next Hiring Event. Eight different employers will be on hand Tuesday, September 19, including Resthaven, TRIGO- The PIC Group, Adient, United Commercial Services, Michigan Tur

WHTC.COM - 2017-09-18 16:22:00

Holland wins award in Communities in Bloom Competition

Communities in Bloom (courtesy of City of Holland) OTTAWA, GATINEAU (WHTC-AM/FM) - The City of Holland took home an award at the Communities in Bloom National and International competition. The City of Holland is the winner of the International Challenge (Large) category and also received a 5 Bloom

WHTC.COM - 2017-09-18 11:33:00

Sunday afternoon water rescue conducted at beach in Holland

HOLLAND, Mich. - A person in distress was removed from the water at a beach in Holland on Sunday afternoon. The first call came in to Ottawa County Central Dispatch at 3:15 p.m. Sunday that a person was in distress in the water at Tunnel Park, located at 66 N. Lakeshore Drive in Holland. Rescuers so

FOX17 - 2017-09-17 20:03:32

Holland man dies after attempted water rescue on Lake Michigan

A 23-year-old Holland man died after an incident on Lake Michigan on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. According to Sgt. Cal Keuning of the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office, the Sheriff's Office, Park Township Fire Department, Holland City Fire Department and the American Medical Response team was dispatched to

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 04:24:17

Holland-area schools see big gains, losses from school choice

When schools of choice became an option for Michigan families in 1996, it turned the education sector into a competitive one. Ten of the 11 districts in the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District decided that they preferred collaboration to competition, and agreed that they wouldn't actively try t

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-17 13:04:00

Pack the Truck Event in Holland to aid hurricane relief

HOLLAND, Mich. -- People in West Michigan, going the extra mile to help those in need following Hurricane Harvey and Irma. GNS America and Haggerty Logistics held a 'Pack the Truck Event' in Holland Saturday. Organizers say it`s the community that`s really going above and beyond in this relief effor

FOX17 - 2017-09-17 13:30:14

On the way to Today: It was all thrills at the Holland Fair

A 23-year-old college student, while working at the Holland Daily Sentinel Aug. 21, 1924, took his first airplane ride during the Holland Fair and described the adventure on page one. Taking off from the Holland airport on the southwest corner of the present US-31 and East 16th Street, east of the f

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-17 07:01:00

5 things to know about Holland Township's proposed budget

A public hearing will take place on Sept. 21. Holland Township is in the midst of budgeting for its next year. Recovering from the Recession, as other local municipalities are, Melissa Veldheer, finance director, said the township is in a stable place. "We're well-funded," she said. "That comes from

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-16 23:58:00

Man hospitalized in exit ramp crash

Greene told deputies he had no recollection of the incident. Sentinel staff A Holland man has been hospitalized following a one-car crash in Holland Township. The crash took place at 9:42 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, on the westbound I-196 exit ramp to Adams Street. A witness at the scene told Ottawa Cou

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 16:48:30

FORECAST: Cloudy, showers & t'storms possible

The National Weather Service's forecast calls for cloudy skies and a 50 percent chance of showers or thunderstorms for today, Sept. 19, for the Holland area. A weakening low pressure system will creep into southern Michigan, bringing the possibility of precipitation through the lower half of the sta

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 11:46:46

Morning Buzz: 5 things to know for Tuesday, Sept. 19

1.Bravo to the city of Holland! The city just won the "International Communities in Bloom" contest. Holland was up against cities in Belgium and Canada. Over the summer, judges visited each city and ranked them in several areas, including landscape and floral displays. And of course, the tulips fact

FOX17 - 2017-09-19 14:59:54

Center for Women in Transition reaches campaign goal early

Center for Women in Transition (courtesy of CWIT) HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - The Center for Women in Transition (CWIT) in Holland has reached their campaign goal early raising over $26 million dollars. In April, the Forward Together Campaign which covers comprehensive needs for the agency, future c

WHTC.COM - 2017-09-19 15:35:00

Boys & Girls Clubs to host fundraiser

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Holland will host a Dine-to-Donate event on Thursday, Sept. 21. The event will be all day at the Holland Applebee's, 3134 Beeline Road. Patrons who mention the fundraiser will have 10 percent of their order sale donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs. The fundraiser appl

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-18 22:37:33

Local artists featured in ArtPrize

Beginning Wednesday, 175 venues throughout Grand Rapids will showcase more than 1,300 pieces of art in the ninth annual ArtPrize. Among them will be entries completed by local artists. The 2017 edition of ArtPrize runs Sept. 20 to Oct. 8. The public and a jury will vote on entries in each category:

GRAND HAVEN TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:00:00

Zeeland looking into starting home repair program

Zeeland officials are looking into establishing a home repair program for low-income residents. Community Development Director Tim Maday presented a possible program to city council members during the Sept. 18 study session. It was a goal of the community development department to present framework

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-09-19 16:29:47