Holland, Grand Haven, Muskegon and Saugatuck


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

Police chief defends officers' conduct in traffic stop

April 16, 2015
| By AP
A police chief in the region is defending his officers' conduct in a traffic stop that led to a federal lawsuit. Read More

Auto supplier plans to 'double' workforce

April 15, 2015
An auto supplier in the region is planning to "double" the size of its production workforce this year. Read More

Inventor groups produce Spin, Pitch & Sell

April 6, 2015
A pair of networking groups for inventors are producing Spin, Pitch & Sell competitions for virtual currency and a chance to complete at a statewide championship. Read More

Grand Rapids ranks No. 1 among 'top places to visit' in US

April 3, 2015
Grand Rapids is being recognized once again as a great place to take a vacation. 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

County ranks No. 1 in state for overall health

March 25, 2015
A county in the area ranks No. 1 in an annual report measuring health factors to provide a comparison of 82 counties across the state. Read More

Q&A: Sarah Sass

March 23, 2015
For the past eight years, Sarah Sass has been the president of Watermark Center, the live-work-play development in downtown Muskegon. Read More

City wins title of 'Best Coastal Small Town' in US

March 20, 2015
While the West Michigan lakeshore consists of many great small towns, one continues to stand out to visitors and residents alike. Read More

Private equity firm acquires automation supplier

March 18, 2015
A diversified maker of custom automated equipment has been acquired by a New York private equity firm that’s ready to execute the supplier’s “global growth plans.” Read More