Items Tagged with 'Ottawa County'

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County hires deputy administrator

June 25, 2018
A county in the region has named its new deputy administrator. Read More

County: Pros need permit to shoot photos or videos in parks

June 15, 2018
A county in the region will begin requiring special permits for commercial photographers and videographers who shoot in parks. Read More

Governor Snyder appoints judge to Community Corrections Board

May 16, 2018
A local judge has been tapped to represent district court judges statewide on the Michigan Community Corrections Board. Read More

Foundations give $860K to trail project

January 15, 2018
Two recent gifts from local foundations have added to the goals of the Grand River Greenway Campaign. Read More

Are jobs in skilled/professional trades attractive enough?

September 8, 2017
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

Ottawa County has upper hand on solving affordable housing issue

September 1, 2017
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

County building suspension bridge

May 29, 2017
A $350,000 suspension bridge is coming to a West Michigan park. Read More

Another ‘crazy’ idea from Secchia; another win for the power of partnerships

May 19, 2017
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

Region’s health ranks high

Ottawa County takes top spot as state’s healthiest county; Kent and Allegan rank in top 20.

April 7, 2017
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

Court earns national 'mentor' status from DOJ

March 22, 2017
The U.S. Department of Justice has recognized a court in the region for its work helping non-violent felony offenders with substance use disorders. Read More