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Leaders, residents and businesses join forces for good health in Covington

Covington residents face a variety of unique challenges when it comes to accessing healthy food and patterns for behavior. Organizations like Skyward and The Center for Great Neighborhoods are taking a synergistic approach, engaging everyone from city leadership to local corner stores to ensure a brighter, healthier future.


Reclaiming a birthright: Covington doubles down on history to spark smart growth

Despite being the region’s second-largest city and closer to downtown than most Cincinnati neighborhoods, Covington remains something of a mystery for many locals. The first story in our second On The Ground neighborhood series takes a closer look at the city colloquially known as “Cincinnati’s Brooklyn.”  


St. Elizabeth Simulation Center uses real-world training to save lives

In addition to several more community-wide initiatives, regional healthcare giant St. Elizabeth introduces state-of-the-art center to prepare staff by simulating rare, realistic health emergencies.


Photo feature: NKY celebrates success, looks toward bright future

Exploring Northern Kentucky's renewed vision and successes of recent years, and looking forward to many good things to come in the myNKY target areas of business, health, education and community vibrancy.

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Garren Colvin leads St. Elizabeth along twin paths of economic development and mission-driven care

The NKY native is "really dedicated to making this a great place" to work, live, raise a family and be healthy.


Fitness for Life initiative sparks improved health for Grant County residents

Williamstown and Grant County residents and businesses are taking part in a successful wellness improvement program that will serve as a model for other Northern Kentucky communities.


Children's Home leads fight against national drug epidemic

The Children's Home of Northern Kentucky tackles adolescent substance-use issues through one-of-a-kind treatment services and regional partnerships.


Gen-H initiative sets sights on improved health in Northern Kentucky

A community-wide effort supported by some of the area's biggest health organizations is promoting multiple strategies to improve public well-being.


Pilot communities spring into action as LiveWell NKY initiative rolls out

Skyward and regional health partners are introducing new health and wellness programs in Covington, Newport, Ludlow, Ft. Mitchell and Gallatin County to test their effectiveness.


Year in Review: Highlights show growth for NKY businesses, communities, education and health

As 2015 comes to a close, Northern Kentucky leaders suggest highlights of the region's civic achievements, notable milestones, new businesses and emerging trends for the year.


Great Outdoor Weekend celebrates nature with free family fun

The Green Umbrella Regional Sustainability Alliance hosts more than 120 free interactive events, workshops and demonstrations during the Great Outdoor Weekend Sept. 26-27, plus year-round activities for all ages.


Tide of new development sweeps through Newport

Newport is poised for strategic transformation that holds citywide promise for the future, from new riverfront development to affordable housing projects to a homecoming for Wiedemann's beer.


The sky's the limit for myNKY

After receiving 15,000 ideas from a community engagement campaign, the "myNKY" plan produced a five-year playbook for achieving long-term prosperity in Northern Kentucky and a new name for the lead organization: Skyward.

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Northern Kentucky: It's in the water

How a regional water technology cluster is building on a century-long legacy of innovation to grow business and create a bright economic future.

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Rising stars of entrepreneurship fuel Northern Kentucky success

From A as in assessments to Z as in ZoomEssence, how Northern Kentucky's healthy entrepreneurial climate contributes to economic prosperity.
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