South Haven, MIWWMT

Plane makes emergency landing in South Haven

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — A single-engine Cessna made an emergency landing in South Haven on Sunday. South Haven Area Emergency Services said in a Facebook post that the plane was having electrical issues just before noon. New in West Michigan: Benton Township Police searching for vehicle involved in deadly shooting.
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Holland, MIFox17

Head coach Peter Stuursma previews Hope football season

HOLLAND, Mich. — Peter Stuursma is 32-9 overall in four seasons as the head football coach at his alma mater, Hope College. The Dutch won the MIAA Championship in 2019, the last time the team took the field nearly two years ago. "It's been a learning experience," Stuursma said when...
Van Buren County, MIHerald-Palladium

Three VB companies recognized for creating economic growth

PAW PAW — Van Buren County is known for its beaches and inland lakes, but it’s also home to three of the most innovative growing small businesses in Michigan. At the 17th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business Awards Gala in July three Van Buren firms – Barber Packaging of Bangor, Riveer Environmental of South Haven and Tri-Mation Industries of Mattawan – were named to this year’s Michigan Celebrates Small Business list of “50 companies in Michigan to Watch.”
Holland, MIIonia Sentinel-Standard

Is the pushback against 'critical race theory' rooted in misconceptions?

HOLLAND — The idea of children being taught "critical race theory" in public schools has come under scrutiny in recent months. It hasn't been unusual for a public commenter at a county board of commissioners or school board meeting to criticize the concept during their remarks. Critical race theory, CRT...
Gobles, MIHerald-Palladium

Gobles man shot and killed by deputy following altercation

GOBLES — A Gobles man was shot and killed last week by police after allegedly stabbing a Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department K-9 officer and attacking deputies. The incident occurred at about 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 26, when deputies were called to a residence in the 300 block of North State Street in response to an alleged domestic assault.
South Haven, MIHerald-Palladium

South Haven residents push for golf cart access on Baseline Road

South Haven residents who use golf carts to navigate the city’s north side, are calling for the speed limit to be lowered on a crucial public road. Several residents, who live near the Kentucky Avenue neighborhood, have hit a roadblock when it comes to accessing Baseline Road in golf carts.
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Weekend Fire Causes Grandville Restaurant to Temporarily Close

A kitchen fire sent a Grandville restaurant up in flames this past weekend and are closed for now. Grandville, Wyoming, and Georgetown Twp. firefighters responded to a fire at Texas Roadhouse on Canal Ave NW, near Rivertown Crossings Mall, on Saturday night just before 10 p.m. WOOD-TV reports that the fire said to have started on a grill in the kitchen and went up through the vent.
Grand Rapids,

Restaurant service provider 86 Repairs raises $7.3M in latest funding round

Daniel Estrada says his company’s resilience often resonates with investors. Want more news like this every weekday? Get the free MiBiz Morning Edition newsletter. As the CEO and co-founder of 86 Repairs Inc., a service provider that streamlines the end-to-end repair and maintenance process for restaurants, Estrada’s business grew sales by 146 percent from 2019 to 2020 even as the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the restaurant industry. The company, founded in 2018, has offices in Grand Rapids and Chicago.