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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

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

GVSU group develops tool for children to earn screen time

A Grand Valley State University group has developed an app for a local entrepreneur that addresses a common concern among parents: the amount of time their children spend on electronics.

By:Leah Twilley, GVSU

Kentwood Concert Series continues with Kalamazoo’s The Mainstays

After a week break, the Kentwood Summer Concert Series picks up again this Thursday with funk and solo group The Mainstays.

By:WKTV Staff

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!

July 13, 2017

Alternatives in Motion enhances independence through access to mobility equipment

Alternatives in Motion creates access to mobility equipment and repair services for those in need, giving them the independence and quality of life they deserve.

By:Alternatives in Motion