Items Tagged with 'Ottawa County'
Conventional wisdom is one of the main culprits in the so-called skill shortage is that all Michigan kids are being pushed to get a four-year degree. Read More
Affordable housing is a major issue across the country; it is no surprise that initiatives to address associated problems have been a part of community conversations from coast to coast, with an interesting range of policies and politics to alleviate the growing number of people affected. Read More
To say that Kent County’s Millennium Park is connected to Lake Michigan might be considered a stretch of imagination or fantasy, or require proofs of the Grand River’s meandering path to the mouth of the Big Lake. Read More
Ottawa County takes top spot as state’s healthiest county; Kent and Allegan rank in top 20.
West Michigan remains one of the healthiest regions in the state, according to an annual report from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. Read More
A judge has been appointed by the Michigan Supreme Court to fill a leadership vacancy at the 20th Circuit Court. Read More
SmartAsset ranks county No. 1 in state; Kent County ranks No. 8.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A recent study by financial technology firm SmartAsset confirmed something West Michigan residents have known for a long time — companies want to spend their money here. Read More
Business Journal reporting on Kent County’s Triple-A bond ratings — for 18 consecutive years — may seem like old news, but additional affirmation of its impact in state and national financial studies emphasizes its importance in the growth of Grand Rapids, as much or more than new development and “cool city” lifestyle attributes put together. Read More