THE NORTON SHORE POLICE DEPARTMENT IS WARNING AREA CITIZENS OF A NUMBER OF SCAMS CURRENTLY UNDERWAY IN THE COMMUNITY. AUTHORITIES REPORT THAT THE FRAUDS INCLUDE CLAIMS OF OVERDUE UTILITY BILLS, UNPAID FEDERAL TAXES AND ILLEGITIMATE JOB POSTINGS ON CLASSIFIED ADVERTISEMENT WEBSITES.
THE 660 FOOT WILFRED SYKES MOTORED INTO GRAND HAVEN OFF THE BIG LAKE THIS MORNING DECKED OUT IN HOLIDAY FASHION WITH TREE AND LIGHTS THEN MADE HER WAY TO THE FERRYSBURG DOCKS. THE CREW OF 18-21 WILL WORK QUICKLY, UNLOADING THE SYKES' CARGO IN AROUND FIVE OR SIX HOURS BEFORE SHE BACKS OUT OF THE HARBOR TO LAKE MICHIGAN ENROUTE TO HER NEXT TOUR OF DUTY BEFORE THE GREAT LAKES SHIPPING SEASON ENDS BY MID JANUARY.
State officials report that Michigan's unemployment rate in November was the lowest monthly rate in over eight years. According to the Department of Technology, Management & Budget the state's jobless rate last month fell by four-tenths of a percentage point to 6.7 percent, the lowest since April 2006.
Soon to be Michigan's Senior U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow says President Barack Obama's decision to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba is good news for the state. Stabenow reported after Obama's speech to the nation yesterday that the president's announcement means trade will resume between the U.S. and Cuba, which will provide more export opportunities for Michigan agriculture and the auto industry.
SUNDAY CHURCH SERVICES
First Presbyterian Church of Grand Haven, Rev Tom Cook: 9am
First Reformed Church of Grand Haven, Rev John Kenny: 9:30am
Spring Lake Presbytarian Church, Rev Dan Anderson: 10am