Healthy Communities

Feature Story Emily Polet-Monterosso became active when she learned she was a match to donate her kidney. Now she's climbing Mount Kilimanjaro to show what people with only one kidney can do.

Holland native and kidney donor to climb Mount Kilimanjaro


Feature Story An expansion at Art Mulder and Sons Trucking will add 147,000 square feet of new facility space and create up to 55 new jobs.

Art Mulder and Sons Trucking plans $31M expansion


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The Momentum Center to hold 3-part mental health forum


Feature Story Tim Price, co-owner of RollXscape Skating Center in Holland Township, right, shows skating enthusiast a set of LED quad roller skate wheels in the rink’s skate shop during the venue’s grand opening, Nov. 4.

Roller rink makes a comeback as RollXscape Skating Center


Feature Story Culinary Institute of Michigan Professor and Chef Amanda Miller — and contributor to Patricia’s Chocolates in Grand Haven participated in the Netflix series "School of Chocolate."
Feature Story County health departments are working with schools to endure kids have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccine clinics for kids available across the lakeshore


Feature Story A renovated and expanded Holland Aquatic Center will open in early 2022.
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Vending machine conveniently offers life-saving drug


Feature Story Experience a traditional Dutch Christmas Market without ever leaving the country.
Feature Story Mandy Anderson and Aaron Johnson of Eat Well Do Good.
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 Sandra Lake is the 2021 recipient of the Ottawa County Excellence in Equity Award.

Health worker honored with 2021 Excellence in Equity Award


Feature Story Proponants for social districts say a drink in hand makes the wait more bearable for restaurant patrons who are up to an hour away from being seated, and it benefits nearby shops.

Grand Haven’s social district opens


Feature Story Food Club transforms how food assistance is offered, prioritizing healthy options in a high-dignity, grocery store-style environment.

Opening of Food Club brings new food access model to Holland