16 min ago
Convocation will mark start of school year at Hope College
Hope College professor Patrice Rankine will be the feature speaker at the school's Opening Convocation on Sunday at the DeVos Fieldhouse.
2 hrs ago
Ring Cam ring box with secret camera lets couples capture their special moment
Fist-bumps, high-fives and laughter: Outrage as cheery Obama hits the golf course for five-hour round IMMEDIATELY after his speech condemning ISIS for executing American journalist James Foley Heartache for Steven Sotloff's family after seeing him paraded in ISIS beheading video as terrorists threaten to execute him next Darren Wilson defender is ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Groundbreaking set for new Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Holland
The official groundbreaking for a new 140-room Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Holland will be staged Thursday, Aug. 21 at 11 a.m. The new hotel, which will be built at 121 E. Eighth Street between Macatawa Bank and the downtown splash pad, is being developed and operated by Suburban Inns , a Holland firm that also operates hotels in Grand ... (more)
Compare tuition discount rates, trends at West Michigan private colleges
In an effort to lure students and remain competitive, several private colleges in the Grand Rapids-area are continuing the practice of offering bigger discounts on tuition.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Dr. Fred Johnson III heading to Malaysia for International Speech Contest
On behalf of the members of District 62 Toastmasters, congratulations and best wishes to Dr. Fred Johnson III for qualifying for the semifinals of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest! If/when Fred wins the semifinals competition, he will move to the finals where he will compete with 9 other contestants from all over the world for the ... (more)
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Changes Holland renting rules proposed
It has been a hot button issue for the past year that has pitted homeowners against landlords; mostly in the Hope College area.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
State Bar of Michigan to present Grand Rapids lawyer with its highest honor
Carl E. Ver Beek will be awarded the State Bar of Michigan's Roberts P. Hudson Award on Sept.
Community religious beliefs influence whether wives work outside home, study finds
Married women who live in communities in which a higher proportion of the population belongs to conservative religious traditions -- such as evangelical or Mormon -- are more likely to choose not to work outside the home, even if the women are not members of those faith groups, according to a study.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
A graduation gift leads to unexpected art career
Nancy McRay's "Great Felt Lakes" 20-by-15-foot installation will be displayed at 1170 Plainfield Ave. NE, in Grand Rapids during this year's ArtPrize competition.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Hope College Announces Endowments
Hope College announced has endowments for its educators and staff. Joint Archives of Holland Director Geoff Reynolds was appointed to a new endowed directorship specifically for maintaining and preserving the college's archival program.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
State of Michigan
Snyder makes appointments to Commission on Community Action and Economic Opportunity
The 12-member commission is charged with reducing the causes, conditions, and effects of poverty and promotingsocial and economic opportunities that foster self-sufficiency for low-income people.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Hope College grads invent a Ring Cama to capture proposals on video
Aside from the actual wedding, for any bride or groom-to-be the other big moment is the proposal itself.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
President of Michigan, Florida fitness club chain elected to Hope College Board of Trustees
The head of a chain of sports and fitness clubs in Michigan and Florida has been elected to a four-year term on Hope College's Board of Trustees.
Detroit Free Press
Hope College students develop Ring Cam to capture proposals
For a woman, it's one of the most special and memorable moments of her life when the man she loves proposes.
Political perspective: Flint Mayor Dayne Walling to teach course at University of Michigan-Flint
Flint Mayor Dayne Walling will find himself surrounded by a different crowd, outside of City Hall and council chambers come this fall.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Hope College Board Welcomes Two Newcomers
Two new members of Hope College's Board of Trustees were announced today by the school.
People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- July 24, 2014
People on The Move announces the new title or working role of local people moving from one paid position to another.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Landlords: Housing restriction proposal could spur more rentals near Hope College
Some landlords who provide rental housing to Hope College students aren't happy about a proposal under consideration by Holland city planners to reduce the number of non-family members who can live together from six to four.