Local graduate directs, produces first play at Wealthy Street Theater

You can say that theater is in Abby Pletcher’s blood and this month, the local high school graduate will make her directorial and producing debut with the production of “Little Women: The Broadway Musical.”

By:Dan Pletcher, WKTV Volunteer

Consumers Energy seeks public input in developing long-term energy plan

An upcoming public session set for Monday, Feb. 12, in Grand Rapids will give community members an opportunity to learn about Consumers Energy and to provide thoughts on how to meet Michigan’s future energy needs.

By:Roger Morgenstern, Consumers Energy

Kent County invites public involvement in new county administrator selection

The final candidates for the position are Wayman P. Britt, from Grand Rapids, and Marc S. Ryan, from Land O’Lakes, Fla.

By:K.D. Norris

GVSU economist: Local economy remains on track

The West Michigan economy is still growing, according to a Grand Valley State University economist.

By:Dottie Barnes, GVSU

July 26, 2017

Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy: What are the Differences?

The use of one of these therapies, or a combination of the various therapies, can be very useful in restoring and rehabilitating your life or that of a loved one after surgery, an illness or accident.

By:Peg Cochran, Holland Home

July 19, 2017

Cat of the Week: Cilantro

This cute fella can’t wait to chum around with a human that is as energetic and adventurous as he is.

By:Sharon Wylie, Crash's Landing

July 19, 2017

Helping Your Loved One Transition to Assisted Living

Many seniors view this transition as the last move of their life and perhaps, their final chapter. Coming to terms with that knowledge can bring sadness and depression. There are many ways to help your loved one ease into this transition and manage the emotions that accompany it.

By:Peg Cochran, Holland Home

July 17, 2017

Caregivers Corner: Empowering Seniors with Technology

Since 2011, the use of smartphones among older adults increased 35%. Today 4 in 10 adults age 65+ own a smart phone. There were similar increases in tablet use.

By:Regina Salmi and Kendrick Heinlein

July 14, 2017

Newly Unemployed? Five Steps to Put you on the Road to a New Job or Career

Losing your income, daily routine and professional identity can lead to feelings of anger, fear and grief. There are things you can do to help stay positive and keep moving forward. Read on.

By:West Michigan Works!