The Grand Haven Tribune is the daily newspaper in Grand Haven, Michigan. The Tribune is an afternoon paper Monday to Friday and morning paper on Saturdays. It isn't published on Sundays and major holidays. The newspaper is sold for $0.50 daily and $1 on Saturday for the weekend edition.
The Grand Haven Tribune is sold in the Tri-Cities area, which primarily includes Grand Haven, Spring Lake and Ferrysburg. Its coverage area additionally includes Nunica, Fruitport, Crockery and Robinson Townships and West Olive.
The newspaper's award-winning website is updated 24/7 with breaking news and is a vibrant community sounding board. It garners more than 1.5 million page views a month.
The first issue of the daily newspaper was published July 10, 1885. The newspaper was then called The Evening Venture. It was published by the Northrup brothers — Edward Northrup was editor. They published the paper for 92 issues until Oct. 24, 1885, when they sold it to Charles K. Esler — who changed the name of the paper to The Evening Tribune. Esler sold it to Charles Conger in 1889, who sold it to Horace Nichols in May 1891. Nichols changed the name of the paper to The Grand Haven Daily Tribune with the April 3, 1896 edition.
The Tribune was named Newspaper of the Year by the Michigan Press Association in 2013 and 2014, and was named Best Newspaper in Michigan by the Associated Press in 2014. The newspaper has earned a variety of awards — as judged by out-of-state professional journalists — in the past couple of years as the news team ratcheted up local news offerings.