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Primary Elections - ALL that you Need to Know

Primary Elections – ALL that you Need to Know

Amaya Wiseman, Reporter February 19, 2024

Just as important as the Presidential Election every four years on the first Tuesday in November, is the primary elections. The State of Michigan’s Primary Election will be on February 27th from 7am...

Boys Varsity Swim and Dive Supports Teammate

Boys Varsity Swim and Dive Supports Teammate

Alexis Dill, Reporter February 5, 2024

This year's boy’s swim and dive team is taking strides to better themselves and their community. When coaches heard the news of Greyson Davis and his mothers fight with cancer along with his fathers...

Unusual Guest Stays at Andres Home

Unusual Guest Stays at Andres Home

Amaya Wiseman, Reporter October 30, 2023

Homing pigeons are not a typical guest at Aarron Andres’s house, but never unwelcome.  The week of Oct. 13, a carrier homing pigeon, which the Andres’ family affectionately nicknamed Sully, hunkered...

SL Village ‘Spooktacular’ Returns Tuesday

SL Village ‘Spooktacular’ Returns Tuesday

Isabelle Sandy, Reporter October 30, 2023

Halloween is the favorite holiday of many children, teens, and adults alike. Although mostly marketed towards kids, many businesses participate as well.  The Village of Spring Lake and its multiple...

Tanglefoot Park Coming to Spring Lake

Tanglefoot Park Coming to Spring Lake

Sam Priddy, Reporter May 8, 2023

Tanglefoot Park is coming up on its first full year being a prominent part of Spring Lake, and with that, it’s become an important part of living here. The farmer’s market is probably the most well-known...

The Insane Murdaugh Trial

The Insane Murdaugh Trial

Sarah Sevener, Reporter April 24, 2023

A family was left in shambles, mother and son killed, and millions of dollars missing. How did the Murdaugh family dynasty come crashing down?  One of the most interesting points about this case is...

Garry Boyd in front of the ‘family wall’ at The Unicorn Tavern.

Unicorn Tavern: Uncovering the Magic

Sam Priddy, Reporter April 24, 2023

On Thursday, I sat down with Garry Boyd. He’s the owner of the new Unicorn Tavern in Grand Haven, and since we don’t get a lot of fresh, good food on this side of the state, I wanted to talk to him...

TikTok CEO - Shou Zi Chew

Is TikTok Being Banned in America?

Alexis Dill, Reporter April 24, 2023

Over 150 million Americans have and use TikTok, the social media platform that has swept the nation while becoming the top place for career path carving for anything from comedians to realtors. TikTok...

SLHS Students Travel to EL Salvador to Spread Kindness and Care

SLHS Students Travel to EL Salvador to Spread Kindness and Care

Jaxson Berg, Reporter April 24, 2023

After a three-hour charter bus ride; eight total hours of flying; and a two-hour school bus ride, nine Spring Lake students arrived in the city of San Salvador, El Salvador in preparation for a week they...

Norm’s Ice Cream Reopens For the Summer!

Norm’s Ice Cream Reopens For the Summer!

Amelia Ernzer, Reporter April 24, 2023

Spring has come upon us, and as the weather gets warmer, our deserts get colder. Ice cream shops are opening back up, including one of the most popular in the Spring Lake area, Norm's. Norm’s is a local...

Mr. Theune with the 2022-2023 Publication Class

Mr. Theune Leaves SLHS to Further Serve Our District

Addison Benedict, Reporter April 24, 2023

For the past 20 years, Mr. David Theune has been “the man behind the curtain.” From teaching drama to varying levels of ELA, the publication class, launching The Share Chair Podcast, and enhancing...

SLPS Bond Proposal: What Can I Expect In the Upcoming Voting?

SLPS Bond Proposal: What Can I Expect In the Upcoming Voting?

Anna McLean, Reporter March 27, 2023

On May 2nd, Spring Lake voters will be prompted to vote on a 49.8 million dollar bond proposal. Amenities that will be added to the high school are secure entries, 4 new classrooms, a new commons space,...

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