Running with the Wolves; Wyoming high inducts five into its athletic Hall of Fame

Wyoming High School recently inducted Andy Vavere, Laura Erdmans Readle, Doug Chappell, Kim Blouw Norden and Eric Taylor into its athletic Hall of Fame.

By:K.D. Norris

Kentwood 50: Registration deadline for Kentwood’s Got Talent coming up quickly

The registration deadline for the Kentwood’s Got Talent is March 3. The first round auditions take place March 9.

By:WKTV Staff

Government Matters: Huizenga, Stabenow stress critical importance of completing Soo Locks study

Closing the Poe Lock at the Soo Locks complex for six months would prove disastrous to the US economy. Stabenow and Huizenga want the US Army Corps of Engineers to finish its analysis ASAP.

By:WKTV Staff

Kentwood kicks off year-long 50th anniversary celebration with a special city commission meeting

Monday, Feb. 27, is 50 years to the day when Kentwood had its first city commission meeting. This Monday, the commission will officially kick off a year-long celebration honor all who have made Kentwood a “great place to live, work and raise a family.”

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

February 24, 2017

GR Symphony, conductor Lehninger to take tour of historic Mussgorsky’s ‘Pictures’

The Grand Rapids Symphony, at DeVos Performance Hall March 3-4, will offer Ravel’s orchestrated “Pictures at an Exhibition” – a work even old rockers may have a connection to.

By:K.D. Norris

February 24, 2017

Changing careers? Here’s how to find a job that’s right for you

Changing careers is the norm these days. Here’s how to find the job that’s right for you.

By:West Michigan Works!

February 24, 2017

March of Dimes Western Michigan hosts open house Feb. 28

March of Dimes welcomes the community to check out their new digs on Feb. 28.

By:Ginger Feldman

February 23, 2017

Michigan band Pop Evil entertains kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; plays GR Feb. 25

Michigan band, Pop Evil will perform at the new venue, 20 Monroe Live, on Saturday, Feb. 25. They recently entertained kids at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.

By:Kelly Taylor, WKTV

February 23, 2017

Need to make some home repairs? Kent County increases grant funding

Kent County Board of Commissioners increase grant funding for home and repair modifications for low-to-moderate income families.

By:Lisa LaPlante, Kent County