Low Income & High Stress: The Effects of Poverty, Part 2 of 3

Long-term exposure to stress can have damaging effects on multiple organs, including the brain. ACSET Community Action Agency’s (CAAs) mission is to fight the causes and circumstances of poverty by investing in low-income individuals and families.

By:ACSET Community Action Agency

Metro Health hosts Aug. 18 community resources fair for homeless vets 

Wyoming campus of Metro Health – University of Michigan Health will host a Stand Down event coordinated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

By:Metro Health-UM Health

WKTV has your list of high school live action available this week

WKTV’s broadcast crew’s coverage of high school sports will begin in a couple weeks, but local high school sports has already begun.

By:Mike Moll

Chamber’s August WKTV Government Matters meeting mixes city-to-federal voices

The Wyoming-Kentwood Chamber of Commerce’s monthly Government Matters meetings brings together government leaders of all levels often discussion the same topic.

By:K.D. Norris

August 17, 2017

Feel Like You Belong: Leela Dhakal — Refugees Helping Refugees

Who is the best to help with the daily tasks that natives take for granted: driver’s license, bank forms, job applications, healthcare appointments, school registration for kids? It’s often fellow refugees who came before. Like the courageous Leela Dhakal.

By:Alan Headbloom, Feel Like You Belong

August 17, 2017

Kent County Sheriff Dept. warns of phone scams

If a stranger asks you to provide them with a prepaid credit number or iTunes card, it is a scam.

By:Kent County Sheriff Department

August 16, 2017

How Skilled Nursing Facilities Can Set You on the Path to Recovery

A stay in a skilled nursing facility can be a beneficial experience allowing you to return home with improved function and on the path to wellness.

By:Peg Cochran, Holland Home

August 16, 2017

Cat of the week: Sassy Salsa

Salsa has earned the nickname of ‘Sassy Salsa’ — she is a spitfire, but only in a totally endearing way.

By:Sharon Wylie, Crash's Landing

August 15, 2017

32nd Street delays expected Aug. 16 as Kentwood crews clean up fallen tree  

City advises motorists to find alternative routes during midday work planned.

By:City of Kentwood