GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - Joel Westmaas from Ottawa County Michigan Works! stopped by "24 Hour News 8 Daybreak" Monday morning to talk about the agency's new focus -- being "demand-driven."
The agency used to consider the unemployed as its clients. But in recent years, it has made an effort to fill the needs of employers.
Watch the attached video as Westmaas explains how his agency is focusing on employers' needs first, and how the Ready NOW! event meets that goal.
GRAM Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony in front of a festive downtown crowd at Rosa Parks Circle Friday night.
Two people were taken to the hospital after one vehicle crossed the center line, causing a head-on crash in Ada Township Friday night.
An Ottawa County farmer was injured Saturday when his clothing got caught in his tractor.