Building Communities

Feature Story Hope College Professor Dr. Daryl Van Tongeren

Can humility help us navigate difficult conversations?


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

Deputy awarded for inspiring trust with migrant workers


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 An aerial view shows progress Monday on a Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity Blitz Build on the Vista Green project.
Feature Story Harbor Humane Society is expanding its ways of helping people keep their pets with them during a crisis by adding a staff position, a community outreach manager. Here, a staff member poses with one of the cats housed at HHS.

How Harbor Humane Society can help pet owners in crisis


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 Grand Rapids Community College opened its Lakeshore Campus a little more than a year ago. Now, about 1,000 students are enrolled in classes there.

GRCC partners with Haworth, others for flexible new campus


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 In Holland, we point with pride to the Tower Clock and several downtown buildings.

Treasuring the legacy of artisans in Holland and beyond


Feature Story Benjamin's Hope friends enjoying the accessible swing set at the Park Township campus.
Feature Story Dune Harbor Park has officially been open to the public and a part of the Norton Shores community since March. The initial feedback has been positive.

Muskegon County’s newest park opens in Norton Shores


Feature Story Bacha Popi performs at the LAUP ¡Fiesta! in the Holland Civic Center July 9.

LAUP ¡Fiesta! makes strong comeback