Technology and Innovation

Feature Story Team members from Zeeland High School's robotics team — known as Built on Brains, or B.O.B. — were one of two teams to compete at the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics World Championship in Houston last month.

Robotics students are next tech workforce


Feature Story Blue Star Trail is a nearly 20-mile recreational trail, connecting South Haven to Saugatuck. 

Foundation grants support placemaking in rural communities


Feature Story A craft beer enthusiast, Jeremy Grossenbacher grew up in Coopersville.

Coopersville brewery creates sense of community


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Issue Media Group Launches Rural Innovation eXchange


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Grant helps MCC launch STEM Lab to support K-12 students


Feature Story Sydney Ritsema was the recipient of the Herbert F. and Mabel L. Olney Memorial Scholarship. She graduated from Ferris State University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a minor in forensic psychology. 
Feature Story Gentex plans to utilize its expertise in digital vision, software development and industrial design to help eSight develop the next generation of mobile electronic eyewear.

Gentex partners with eSight to focus on advanced digital eyewear


Feature Story Dan Zuberbier with Herrick District Library shows off a few of the items available for check out through HDL's Library of Things.  (Contributed/HDL)

From toys to tech: Library of Things offers creative opportunities


Feature Story Students study at the Boys & GIrls Club Lift Zone.
Feature Story Fifth-grader Evan Weesies has an all-terrain wheelchair that gives him the freedom to move around his family’s Muskegon County farm
Feature Story Zeeland BPW is replacing electric meter replacements with new digital advanced meters.

Zeeland BPW’s customer portal helps consumers monitor utility use


Feature Story Impact Fab in Holland is Implementing Industry 4.0 technologies.

Industry 4.0 campaign launched to support West Michigan manufacturers


Feature Story A rendering of the $1.2 million facility USA Sign Frame and Stake is building in Zeeland Township.

Investment in green technology grows sign-maker


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