Economic Development

Feature Story Ottawa County's humanoid robot, dubbed Francesca, helps visitors to the Fillmore Complex find their way through the building to the correct department.

Wayfinding robot 'Francesca' returns to Ottawa County


Feature Story The Joe Marcinek Band and Benzing Graves Collective recently played Holland's Park Theatre.
Feature Story Luciano Hernandez V and his dad, Luciano Hernandez IV, display their product, Spirit Fire Lights, at the SURGE Celebration.
Feature Story Ebony Roach
Feature Story Entrepreneurs Luciano Hernandez V and his dad, Luciano Hernandez IV, show off their product at the Surge Celebration.
Feature Story Cheri Honderd is the founder and executive director of Hand2Hand.

CFHZ grants to boost services for seniors, patients and youth


Feature Story The newest Biggby Coffee is in the newly renovated Haworth Hotel.
Feature Story Lakeshore Food Rescue is expected to annually provide more than 400,000 pounds of food rescued from retailers and farmers. 
Feature Story The Holland Symphony Orchestra performs its Pops at the Pier event every year in a celebration of summer fun.

HSO returns with pops tribute to Louis Armstrong


Feature Story Lakeshore storyteller Mike Lozon authored 12 historical books over his career.

A tribute to Mike Lozon: The Lakeshore’s storyteller


Feature Story The Beer City Open is putting West Michigan on the map for pickleball.

Beer City Open puts West Michigan on the map for pickleball


Feature Story Julie Parker is president of Great Lakes Commercial Finance.

Nonprofit development lender expands regional impact


Feature Story The 2021 Promise Scholars: Ricardo Flores, Ebony Roach, Angel Ruiz, Selena Vazquez, Destinee Phasoukvong, Fredy Rincon Perez, Steve Nguyen, Jennifer Dao, Jacqueline Roman, and Alexis Fuentes.
Feature Story Children play at the existing natural playground of Little Hawks Preschool on the Outdoor Discovery Center campus.
Feature Story The Next Creative Co. leadership team, from left to right, Tom Crimp, partner and director of business development, Rich Evenhouse, partner and president, and Tim Hackney, partner and executive creative director.
Feature Story Alita Kelly gardening