State News Archive

Arrest made in monkey hanging incident

GRAND HAVEN TWP. (MCT) — An arrest has been made in the stuffed monkey mystery discovered at a unit at M&M Storage on Monday afternoon. Deputies returned to the Robbins Road storage facility for further investigation at about 5:30 p.m. and caught a 47-year-old Grand Haven woman inside, said Capt. Mark Bennett of the Ottawa […]

Poll: Christie regaining, but Clinton trounces entire GOP field

By David Lightman McClatchy Washington Bureau     WASHINGTON (MCT) — Hillary Clinton isn’t only the strong front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, but she’s well ahead of every potential Republican rival, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll. The former secretary of state rolled up support from majorities of voters when pitted against eight […]

Hanging monkey investigated by officials

GRAND HAVEN TWP. (MCT) — The local man didn’t seem intimidated when he found the bright blue stuffed monkey hanging by a jump rope noose inside his mother’s storage unit late Monday afternoon. Still he called 911 and reported a threatening note was attached to the monkey. The note read: “This is you!!!” An Ottawa […]

Suttons Bay teacher resigns after accusations

SUTTONS BAY (MCT) — A Suttons Bay High School teacher resigned after accusations arose that she carried on an “inappropriate” relationship with a male student who is in the senior class. Amy Linck, 31, submitted her resignation last week. Superintendent Michael Murray said school officials learned last week of text messages involving Linck and the […]