Building Communities

Feature Story Municipal management is challenging and rewarding work, these managers agree. From left Spring Lake Township manager Gordon Gallagher, Spring Lake Village Manager Chris Burns, and Grand Haven city manager Pat McGinnis.
Feature Story Step it Up group walks are led by an Ottawa County naturalist.

Step it Up with walks through nature


Feature Story Patricia and Paul Christopher, co-owners of Patrcia's Chocolates in Grand Haven
Feature Story Carolyn Stich and Joel Schoon-Tanis are using their artwork of sunflowers to support Ukraine.

Artists use their work to support Ukrainian resistance


Feature Story The city of Zeeland plans to demolish two buildings and is seeking proposals that will create one mixed-use building and a pathway to parking.
Feature Story Jaquelin Romero is the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Holland 2022 Youth of the Year.

Jaquelin Romero named Holland's Youth of the Year


Feature Story Beauty Beyond Drag Productions will raise awareness for the Grand Rapids Red Project.

Make Waves on the Lakeshore: Turn on your heartlight


Feature Story Zeeland is changing its rules on liquor to accommodate restaurants.

How Zeeland amends liquor license rules to support eateries


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Feature Story From left, Iliana Ponce, Esther Fifelski, and Susan Kragt are among those advocating for Afghan refugees in West Michigan.

Lakeshore agencies welcome Afghan refugees with open arms


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The Momentum Center to hold 3-part mental health forum


Feature Story Dave Nyitray is the president and chief operating officer of the ODC Network.
Feature Story Mandy Anderson and Aaron Johnson of Eat Well Do Good.
Feature Story Lori Appeldorn, right, along with her neighbors Raelyn Long, 9, Bentley Weeks, 7, and Reese Weeks, 11, work on the labyrinth garden on the corner of 18th Street and Central Avenue in Holland.