Community Development

Feature Story On the Ground Kalamazoo Great Resignation
Longform Priya Gogoi.
Longform The Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra rehearses at the Lincoln High School Performing Arts Center.
Longform Alexander Lee recieves his COVID vaccine from Steve Jensen at Daycroft School.
Feature Story KDL bookmobile

KDL addresses barriers due to poverty


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Innovation News Elevation Youth participants collect winter clothing for the organization's 2020 coat drive.
Longform On the Ground Battle Creek Tribal History
Feature Story Ryan Kilpatrick, Executive Director of the Holland-based Housing Next.

How zoning can promote unfair housing practices and what to do about it


Feature Story Miigwech, Inc. members dressed in traditional attire addressed the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission at a public hearing in Lansing in October.
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Feature Story The Outdoor Discovery Center's new nature playscape is one of several the nonprofit has built and plans to build in West Michigan.

ODC opens crowdfunded natural play space


Feature Story Lori Appeldorn, right, along with her neighbors Raelyn Long, 9, Bentley Weeks, 7, and Reese Weeks, 11, work on the labyrinth garden on the corner of 18th Street and Central Avenue in Holland.
Innovation News Ann Arbor resident Maisie Weyhing features in a documentary presented to the UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties.

Ann Arbor teens featured in video at UN Climate Change Conference


Feature Story Students study at the Boys & GIrls Club Lift Zone.
Feature Story Hosted by the Muskegon Downtown Development Authority, the Lakeshore Art Festival is returning after a year off due to the pandemic.

The Lakeshore Art Festival wins the 2021 Pure Award


Development News After months away, the women’s apparel boutique returns with a grand opening event on Saturday, Nov. 13, with planned giveaways for the first 100 customers.
Feature Story ICSK kitchen renovation
Feature Story Aaron Desentz, Mt. Pleasant City Manager

Mt. Pleasant welcomes new city manager, Aaron Desentz


Longform On the Ground Kalamazoo Dan Kay Paint Edger