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Letter: Parks deserve a ‘yes’ vote

June 24, 2016
Editor: Ottawa County voters soon will receive their absentee ballots for the Aug. 2 election. Read More

Voters approve tax for mental health

March 9, 2016
| By AP
A new tax in Ottawa County will bring an annual influx of $3 million over the next decade to help support mental health services. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage spurs investment

The economic development engine is accelerating growth in Ottawa County.

January 8, 2016
Lakeshore Advantage, the economic development organization located in Zeeland, has released its 2015 year-end review and highlighted a number of accomplishments that have contributed to Ottawa County as an economically robust region. Read More

Scientist joins parks commission

January 1, 2016
The newest commissioner on Ottawa County’s parks and recreation panel will bring environmental assessment and consulting experience to the job. Read More

Ottawa leverages brownfield grants to redevelop properties

Developers are revitalizing 29 properties with support from federal funding.

October 30, 2015
In anticipation of the upcoming application deadline for the FY2016 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfield Assessment grants, the Ottawa County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority announced it has distributed $360,000 of $400,000 in federal funding to support the redevelopment of 29 sites in the county. Read More

Manufacturer invests in talent pipeline

Primera Plastics reaches out to at-risk youth for training and mentorship.

August 21, 2015
A West Michigan manufacturing company is creating its own talent pipeline by reaching out to at-risk high school students in Ottawa County and offering them a job and a ride to work. Read More

Lakeshore bike lane rolls forward

July 24, 2015
A lakeshore county is rolling forward with a bike-lane project for serious cyclists after funding rolled in and final construction costs came in lower than anticipated. Read More

Diversity is a challenge in Ottawa

April 17, 2015
The State of Ottawa County 2015 address made by the county administrator makes it clear: It has a lot going for it but more effort is needed to encourage and promote diversity. Read More

Ottawa’s water aquifers provide emphasis for concern, state policies

April 17, 2015
Recognition of Earth Day around the country will include thousands of activities and community demonstrations specifying various aspects of sustainability and pride of association. Read More

Ottawa tops state’s health rankings

It’s the second consecutive year at the head of the list for lakeshore region.

March 27, 2015
For the second consecutive year, Ottawa County was ranked the healthiest community in the state of Michigan according to the sixth annual county-by-county assessment program. Read More