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Michigan Notable Books Author Tour comes to the Loutit District Library

Michigan Notable Books Author Tour comes to the Loutit District Library

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. – Author Donald Lystra, a Michigan native, will visit Loutit District Library in Program Room A on June 18 at 6  p.m. to talk about his works "A Season of Water and Ice", and "Something that Feels like Truth", a collection of short stories praised by the American Library Association’s Booklist.

Lystra resides in nearby Ann Arbor and is a graduate of the University of Michigan where he received degrees in both electrical engineering and sociology. Lystra worked as an engineer before he began writing in the 1990s.

Copies of both Lystra’s books are available to be checked out at Loutit District Library. For more information, visit www.loutitlibrary.org or call (616) 842-5560, ext. 232.

My Town Grand Haven: Library summer reading programs present 'Tales of a Bone Digger' June 17

My Town Grand Haven: Library summer reading programs present 'Tales of a Bone Digger' June 17

GRAND HAVEN/SPRING LAKE, Mich.-- CSI fans ages 8 years and up –You won’t want to miss these programs as Forensic Scientist William Grant gives kids the inside scoop on how crime is solved. 

My Town Grand Haven: Search begins for new varsity football coach

My Town Grand Haven: Search begins for new varsity football coach

GRAND HAVEN, Mich.-- Grand Haven High School has begun its internal search for a new varsity football coach.

Current coach Mike Farley announced late last month that he is leaving for a coaching and teaching position in South Effingham High School in Georgia.  

"We are sad to see Mike leave," Grand Haven High School principal Tracy Wilson said.  "At the same time, though, we are very excited for this new opportunity for him and his family."

Farley led the Buccaneers to a 44-32 record during his eight years as varsity coach.  In 2009 and 2010, the team had two of its best back-to-back football seasons in school history, going 17-4.

My Town: Varnum attorney Dean Reisner appointed to board of directors

My Town: Varnum attorney Dean Reisner appointed to board of directors

 

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. –  Varnum attorney Dean Reisner has been appointed to the board of directors for the chamber of commerce for Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg.

Reisner is a partner in the firm's corporate and estate planning practice teams. He concentrates his practice on business transactional matters, general corporate work, real estate acquisition, sales and development, estate planning and agricultural law.

"I am honored to be selected to serve on the board of directors for the chamber," said Reisner. "I look forward to working with and serving the businesses and community in North Ottawa County and West Michigan."

In addition to serving on the public policy committee for the Grand Haven Chamber of Commerce, Reisner is president and a member of the board of directors for the North Ottawa Rod and Gun Club Foundation.

Summer Ballroom Dancing

Summer Ballroom Dancing

The Commons of Evergreen in Holland, MI. is having a Summer Ballroom Dance on Saturday, June 14th from 7 - 10pm. They are suggesting casual dress but NO JEANS and are asking that you bring along an appetizer to share.  Music by D J Roy Overly

Reservations and payment must be made by Thursday, June 12th.  Evergreen Commons is located at 480 State St. in Holland, MI 49423. Phone number: 616-396-7100. FAX: 616-396-9736

 

 

 

Summer Ballroom Dancing

Summer Ballroom Dancing

The Commons of Evergreen in Holland, MI. is having a Summer Ballroom Dance on Saturday, June 14th from 7 - 10pm. They are suggesting casual dress but NO JEANS and are asking that you bring along an appetizer to share.  Music by D J Roy Overly

Reservations and payment must be made by Thursday, June 12th.  Evergreen Commons is located at 480 State St. in Holland, MI 49423. Phone number: 616-396-7100. FAX: 616-396-9736 Tickets are $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

 

 

 

 

My Town: May 15 ceremony honors officers killed on duty

My Town: May 15 ceremony honors officers killed on duty

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—A Walker police officer killed while trying to stop two robbers is among the nearly three dozen officers who will be honored during the Police Memorial Day of Service ceremony Thursday, May 15.

The memorial will begin at 10 a.m. inside the Grand Rapids Police Department lobby, due to the weather.  Dave Hiller, the executive director of the Michigan Fraternal Order of Police, will be the guest speaker at the event. Those who will be honored are: