Tim Vandentoorn took these photos of his air ducts after getting them cleaned. (April 2014)

The dirt on bad duct cleaning

With furnaces having worked overtime this winter, many may be considering getting their air ducts cleaned — but is it worth the money?

Cold patch is used to fill a pothole in Grand Rapids. (Feb. 25, 2014)

GR road tax: How to fund repairs?

There's no debate about the condition of Grand Rapids streets, but there is debate about where repair money should come from.

Terri Lynn Land

Land opposes proposed min. wage hike

A spokeswoman says Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land opposes Democratic legislation to up the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.