County’s mental health services being cut as state distances itself from funding shortfall problem

Department of Health and Human Services says funding shortfalls for Kent County’s community mental health provider is part of agreed “contract”. 

By:K.D. Norris

Kentwood resident helps bring the story of the Civil Rights Act to life in Civic Theatre production

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre takes a look at how politics is played on Capital Hill in its current production of “All the Way,” the story of Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

By:Joanne Bailey-Boorsma

International Space Station spacewalks to be featured on WKTV

Part of the NASA TV broadcasting this month, which is featured on WKTV 26 Government Channel, will include the airing of two spacewalks — the first for 2018 for the International Space Station.

By:Kelly Taylor, WKTV

Be neighborly: One Wyoming brings back Winterfest community-wide event to seven neighborhoods

After a successful debut last year, the 2018 version of One Wyoming’s Winterfest community-wide series of events will return Saturday, Jan. 27.

By:WKTV Staff

January 19, 2018

Employment Expertise: The 2018 ‘Hot Jobs! List’ is Here

If you are looking for a new job or career, this list can help guide you to occupations for which employers in West Michigan have a current and growing need.

By:West Michigan Works!

January 18, 2018

WKTV Journal: Migrant Legal Aid, Gezon Park, LocalFirst, and a look at a special documentary

Our reformatted newscast includes interviews with LocalFirst representatives and local author and producer Rose Hammond on her upcoming documentary.

By:WKTV Staff

January 17, 2018

Adoptable pets of the week: Sunny, Abby and Lucy

This week, we feature three gorgeous animals who are looking for good homes.

By:Brooke Hotchkiss, Humane Society of West Michigan

January 17, 2018

First public meeting on Gezon Park master plan this Thursday

Residents will get a chance to learn about the recent survey results and continue the discussion on how Gezon Park should be developed.

By:City of Wyoming

January 17, 2018

School News Network: Getting Real with Straight Talk

As part of a recent Student Council-designed Culture Week, East Kentwood High School students gathered on two days for Straight Talk during lunch periods.

By:Erin Albanese, School News Network