Healthy Living

Feature Story The Mona Lake Paddle Race features 5K and 10K distances.

How paddleboarding is being used to support mental health


Feature Story Ian Miskelley dives into the pool during competition.
Feature Story Step it Up group walks are led by an Ottawa County naturalist.

Step it Up with walks through nature


Feature Story Spectrum Health Heart Month

Invest in your heart, invest in your future


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The Momentum Center to hold 3-part mental health forum


Feature Story County health departments are working with schools to endure kids have access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

Vaccine clinics for kids available across the lakeshore


Feature Story A renovated and expanded Holland Aquatic Center will open in early 2022.
Feature Story Narcan Vending Machine

Vending machine conveniently offers life-saving drug


Feature Story Steve and Jill Miskelley are honoring their late son, Ian, a champion University of Michigan swimmer, with plans to open the Be Better Mental Wellness Center in Holland.
Feature Story A state grant has made it cheaper for Ottawa County residents to recycle tires through the end of August 2021.

Ottawa County to recycle residents' tires with grant


Feature Story The Beer City Open is putting West Michigan on the map for pickleball.

Beer City Open puts West Michigan on the map for pickleball


Feature Story Livestrong alumni gather at the Muskegon YMCA.
Feature Story Dr. Beth Peter
Feature Story The 2020 Ottawa County Community Health Needs Assessment is available on the new website, healthyottawa.org.

Working together to solve health concerns


Development News Robert Cloy

“Shade is an equity issue.”


Feature Story This prepandemic photo shows yoga instructor Julia Fisher leading a yoga class. She’s helping people find connection through yoga at several lakeshore studios.

Yoga practitioner helps create community along the Lakeshore