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Feature Story Access to clean, safe water is imperative to public health, officials say.

Allegan County water assistance program expands


Feature Story TEDxMacatawa speakers for 2023

TEDxMacatawa returns to the Lakeshore


Feature Story Photo by Tommy Allen
Feature Story The Momentum Center opened a new facility at 345 W. 14th St. in Holland this year.

Momentum Center expands summer teen program


Feature Story Boys and Girls Club staff celebrate with Isabel Shepard (center) after she was named Michigan Youth of the Year.

West Ottawa's Isabel Shepard is state Youth of the Year


Feature Story Ana Olson, owner of Los Amigos restaurant in Muskegon
Feature Story When malls threatened downtown Holland's future, the city and the merchants got creative.

Holland history: The rise and fall (and rise) of shopping malls


Feature Story (Fom left) HealthBar Director of Sales and Marketing Michael Lomonaco, Rick Arnett with Lake Orion Public Schools, and HealthBar School Nursing Program Manager Quinn McGill.

HealthBar school nurses provide holistic care to area students


Feature Story ODC received funding for the launch of Project 180, a new nature-based summer education program.

Ottawa County details $57 million in ARPA money payouts


Feature Story Downtown Holland preserved its historical buildings with the help of the Prince family, local merchants and government — and a lot of ingenuity.

Holland history: The downtown revival


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 John Shea (left) and Jay Peters posed for a photo this week after Peters used CPR to save Shea from a "widow maker" heart attack. Peters is active in helping Holland achieve a Heart Safe Community designation.
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 Lisa Stefanovsky, Ottawa County Public Health community health supervisor

Retiring health department leader considered ‘one of the best’


Feature Story The Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance’s “Nonprofit Community Assessment” launched in 2019 to help measure the overall health of the local nonprofit community. The 2022 report was released at an event at Midtown Center in Holland earlier this month.

Nonprofit survey reveals burnout, DEI struggles and triumphs


Feature Story A student receives a COVID-19 vaccination at GRCC.

New vaccine rolls out: Where can you find yours?


Feature Story Several cruise ships are again docking in Muskegon: the Pearl Seas vessel Pearl Mist, the American Queen Voyages’ Ocean Navigator, and Ponant Lines’ Le Bellot and Le Dumont D'Urville