Allegan County

Feature Story Jennifer Joseph, a nurse aide at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, received the Essential Service Award in 2017.

Know a frontliner worker who deserves recognition?


Feature Story Holland BPW’s Pete Hoffswell was honored as Innovator of the Yearfor the “smart brick” he invented, which collects temperature data throughout the city’s snowmelt system.
Feature Story Area law enforcement agencies are seeing myriad benefits from a new brain training program.
Feature Story Tanya Schafer and Patrick Westover, Tantrick Brewing Co. co-owners, are expanding their micro-brewery into downtown Allegan.

Tantrick Brewing Co. announces downtown Allegan facility


Feature Story Hudsonville Ice Cream's $51 million, 150,000-square-foot expansion will add 45 new jobs.

Sweet success: Hudsonville Ice Cream expands — again


Feature Story Perrigo’s new North American corporate headquarters in Grand Rapids and an expanded distribution center in Holland will increase the regional footprint of the generic pharmaceutical manufacturer, already one of Allegan’s largest employers.

Perrigo expands commitment in West Michigan with new construction, jobs


Feature Story Dan Wedge is Executive Director of Services for Allegan County, with transportation services falling under his purview.
Feature Story The Futures for Frontliners scholarship is intended to help essential workers pay their community college tuition.

State scholarship pays tuition for frontline workers


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Feature Story Kids' Food Basket is expanding its meal program to children in Ottawa and Allegan counties with a new site in Holland.

Gentex makes commitment to fight childhood hunger


Feature Story Six 2020 Discover Manufacturing Week scholarships, valued at $500 each, are available to high school seniors pursuing a manufacturing-related career in Michigan.
Feature Story Lucia Rios with her mail-in ballot.

How COVID-19 changed voting for people with disabilities


Feature Story Hawthorn Pond Natural Area is located in Holland Township. (Photo by Mike Lozon)

What to do in November? 8 activities to enjoy along the Lakeshore


Feature Story  Macatawa Area Express (MAX Transit) has openings for 12 full- and part-time bus operators. The positions have a starting wage of $15.25. 
Feature Story The Michigan National Guard is helping counties across Michigan with providing free COVID-19 testing.

Free COVID-19 testing available as cases surge


Feature Story Surveys show that 51% of employees report stress and burnout as a result of working at home. 

10 tips to reduce stress for employees working at home


Feature Story Jubilee Ministries Executive Director Steve Grose and Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Don Wilkinson speak to a crowd before a ceremonial groundbreaking at Park Vista Place on East 40th Street in Holland.

Jubilee, Habitat break ground on mixed-income neighborhood


Feature Story Amanda Chocko is Lakeshore Advantage's Director of Entrepreneurship.
Feature Story West Michigan brewers are modifying the base recipe for the Black is Beautiful stout and making it their own. Proceeds are donated to organizations that raise awareness of racial inequality and promote social justice.

Black is Beautiful collaborative takes hold at Lakeshore breweries


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