Entrepreneurship

Feature Story Brett VanderKamp founded New Holland Brewing Co. in 1997.

New Holland Brewing Co. expands to Battle Creek


Feature Story Sweet Temptations staff pose for a photo with Michigan state Sen. Roger Victory, R-Hudsonville.

Grand Haven ice cream shop serves up country's best scoops


Feature Story Ottawa County Sheriff's Dep. Ramon Soto-Lopez

Deputy awarded for inspiring trust with migrant workers


Feature Story Karen Kekelik owns IndiGrow with her husband, Steven. (IndiGrow)

Downtown Muskegon’s first cannabis microbusiness opens


Feature Story Robinson Landing in Grand Haven broke ground in 2022 and now has 16 income-restricted and 14 market-rate homes.

New tools help Housing Next connect communities, developers


Feature Story Jennifer Owens is CEO of Lakeshore Advantage.
Feature Story Gentex Discovery Preschool will be the first of its kind in the area with subsidized preschool for first and second shift parents on the Gentex manufacturing site in Zeeland.

Gentex, ODC partner to bring child care to employees


Feature Story Veronica Rodriguez and Regina Love are certified community health workers.
Feature Story Anthony Clark Jr., a former GRCC student who received a scholarship, is now studying at GVSU.
Feature Story Lisa Stefanovsky, Ottawa County Public Health community health supervisor

Retiring health department leader considered ‘one of the best’


Feature Story The Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance’s “Nonprofit Community Assessment” launched in 2019 to help measure the overall health of the local nonprofit community. The 2022 report was released at an event at Midtown Center in Holland earlier this month.

Nonprofit survey reveals burnout, DEI struggles and triumphs


Feature Story Jennifer Owens is CEO of Lakeshore Advantage.

Lakeshore Advantage looking for business stabilization projects


Feature Story Anthony Lambers credits real estate for helping him turn his life around.
Feature Story Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar performed with the Holland Symphony Orchestra in 2021 as part of the symphony's free community concert. It was the impetus behind a new drive to include diverse cultures in next year's community concert.

HSO seeks diverse music groups for Music Unites Us concert


Feature Story Holland Mayor Nathan Bocks gets his face painted for a TikTok video.

City interns paint Holland mayor’s face in viral TikTok video