• Divided response to Ottawa Co. board at third meeting

    4 days ago - By Wood TV

    OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - Ottawa County residents are fiercely divided over the new board of commissioners.
    The Ottawa County Board of Commissioners, now headed by Joe Moss and commissioners indorsed by Moss' Ottawa Impact , a conservative Political Action Committee, held a meeting Tuesday night. It was the third meeting since the new commissioners were sworn in.
    Residents came out in full force, with people showing up outside the chambers two hours early. When the doors opened up, the room immediately became packed. Many residents stayed outside in the overflow room.
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  • Ottawa Co. deputy receives award for saving man's life after explosion

    Ottawa Co. deputy receives award for saving man's life after explosion

    4 days ago - By Wood TV

    OLIVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. - An Ottawa County deputy was given an award Tuesday for saving a man's life during the Christmas blizzard.
    Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Kempker presented Deputy Joseph Rohloff with a Life Saving Award during the Ottawa County Board of Commissioners meeting.
    On Dec. 23, 2022, a barn exploded around 8:40 p.m. on 52nd Avenue near Jordan Street in Allendale Township. The explosion started a fire and a man was trapped inside. Deputies believe a spark ignited a welding tank, causing the explosion.
    Because of the Christmas blizzard , the roads were bad and response times for...
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