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And the winner is: 2016 Eclipse Awards

Thursday night it was a who’s who of West Michigan filmmaking leaders as more than 200 people attended The 5th Annual Eclipse Awards at the CityFlats Hotel, in downtown Grand Rapids. Considered the West Michigan Oscars, The Eclipse Awards honors and recognizes those in the West Michigan film industry.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

AT&T lauches “Puede Esperar” campaign to combat smartphone use while driving

It only takes one second, one glance down at your phone, to completely change a life. As technology and social networks continually innovate the way we communicate, they constantly vie for our attention throughout the day.

By:Mike DeWitt

Kelloggsville students make a statement against the recent violence in their community

Students lead a silent protest on the corner of 44th Street and Division Avenue on the violence within their community in hopes of encouraging positive change.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

New study shows Kentwood offers a lot to your business

The City of Kentwood prides itself on being business friendly. Now Kentwood has another pitch to potential business owners: One of the best places to open a small business in America.

By:Mike DeWitt

April 28, 2016

Elisa Perez-Arellano: Social Worker and LBGTQ Advocate

With a vision of something better for their children’s futures, Elisa Perez-Arellano’s parents did what countless others have done before: immigrated to the United States, a land of opportunity.

By:Alan Headbloom

April 28, 2016

Seniors to Sophomores: ‘Don’t Repeat Our Mistakes’

Don’t procrastinate. Learn to manage your time. Do your homework. Work on getting and keeping your grades up. Those were words of advice from high school seniors to sophomores to help steer their younger peers onto the right path to graduation and beyond.

By:Erin Albanese

April 28, 2016

In Cambodia: Sights and Sounds of Siem Reap

Siem Reap, Cambodia, is the gateway city to Angkor Wat, with exotic appeal, as well as the ease provided by being set up for the tourist trade. If you are looking for adventure, with all of the comforts of any major tourist destination, and a much cheaper price tag than most, you might want to consider a trip to Cambodia.

By:Lynn Strough

April 26, 2016

Meet some of The Eclipse Award nominees!

It’s always fun to celebrate talent and hard work, and that was certainly the case Monday evening when WKTV feted many of The Eclipse Award nominees at a soiree held at Rockwell’s in Grand Rapids.

By:WKTV

April 26, 2016

Kelloggsville officials officially break ground on high school renovations

Kelloggsivllle school officials, students and area residents kicked off the start of a major renovation project at the high school located off of the corner of Division Avenue and Jean Street. The renovation includes the school entrance being moved to Division Avenue.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma