Articles by Justin Dawes

Parlaying a bevy of ‘firsts’

Local First marks 15 years with more than 800 member businesses in eight West Michigan counties.

July 27, 2018

Capital projects cost Kent $9.3 million

The 35 capital improvement projects for the county include increases for parks, zoo.

July 27, 2018

Muskegon scrutinizes downtown parking

Currently, area has two spaces for every resident in 387 acres of core downtown.

July 20, 2018

Inside Track: Compassionate educator comes 'full circle'

Mary Ruth Scholz, executive director of Noorthoek Academy, enjoys helping disabled students feel empowered.

July 20, 2018