Building Bridges

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.
Feature Story A customer orders at the Kuntry Cookin' food truck in Muskegon.

Success of Kuntry Cookin’ shows the power of community support


Feature Story From left West Ottawa Superintendent Timothy Bearden, Holland Public Schools Superintendent Shanie Keelean, and Zeeland Public Schools Superintendent Brandi-Lyn Mendham

Three new superintendents talk about priorities, challenges ahead


Feature Story CFHZ President Mike Goorhouse and his predecessor Janet DeYoung announce the foundation's $100 million asset milestone.
Feature Story Bentley Weeks, 7, and Lori Appeldorn water the plants in the pockets of a Florafelt in the alley between 18th and 19th Streets along River and Central Avenues in Holland, Michigan, July 30, 2021.

Rally for the Alley transforms neighborhood, neighbors


Feature Story Liv Butler is one of the mural artists for the Spring Lake Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design project.

Spring Lake murals celebrate creativity while hindering crime


Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

International festival returning to Holland


Feature Story HDPS's Community Policing Team No. 1 job is connecting with people in Holland. Sometimes that means ice cream and a smile.

Polar Patrol serving more than ice cream


Feature Story Mariachi Garibaldi de Jaime Cuéllar will join the Holland Symphony Orchestra for a cross-cultural celebration of music, Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021.

Mariachi celebration coming to Kollen Park


Feature Story Elizabeth Kidd is the Vice President of Community Impact at the Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area.

Foundation invests in community through stabilization fund grants


Feature Story The WOC Give leadership team (L to R): Simone Weithers, Rebekah Bakker, Arena Ellis, Yah-Hanna Jenkins Leys, Robyn Afrik, Lina Pierson with Lucia Rios in the front. Not pictured are Christine Mwangi, Yah-Sheba Jenkins, and Kim Koeman.

Women of Color Give ‘thrilled’ to launch first distribution


Feature Story George Barfield, Deanna Rollfs, and Angelica Colon will be the panelists for the first antiracism town hall event.

Momentum Center/task force to kick off racism town halls


Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

Fiesta returns to Grand Haven this week