Talent

Feature Story Team members from Zeeland High School's robotics team — known as Built on Brains, or B.O.B. — were one of two teams to compete at the F.I.R.S.T. Robotics World Championship in Houston last month.

Robotics students are next tech workforce


Feature Story Jocelyn Hines (right) poses with her parents (left) and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer after Hines received the 2019 Youth Volunteer of the Year award.
Feature Story Ferry and Voyager students are learning about botany and native plant species at The City Farmer.
Feature Story A Creative Dining Services employee in a community garden.
Feature Story Exclusive tours are giving a sneak peak at the inner workings of Muskegon's art scene.
Feature Story Sydney Ritsema was the recipient of the Herbert F. and Mabel L. Olney Memorial Scholarship. She graduated from Ferris State University with a bachelor's degree in criminal justice and a minor in forensic psychology. 
Feature Story An expansion at Art Mulder and Sons Trucking will add 147,000 square feet of new facility space and create up to 55 new jobs.

Art Mulder and Sons Trucking plans $31M expansion


Feature Story Students visit Wolverine Coil Spring during Discover Manufacturing Week. 

‘Eye-opening’ event helps students discover manufacturing


Feature Story A Grand Rapids employee at work in the control room of the city's water department.

Project aims to build pipeline to careers in the water industry


Feature Story Public Thread "upcycles" scrap fabric to create new products. Industrial sewing skills are in demand for a variety of West Michigan industries.

GRCC launches industrial sewing certificate program


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 A rendering of the $1.2 million facility USA Sign Frame and Stake is building in Zeeland Township.

Investment in green technology grows sign-maker


Feature Story Grand Rapids Community College opens $12 million Lakeshore Campus.
Feature Story Team members of Gentex's new Spanish-speaking assembly lines.