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EPA is stirring up the waters

This spring, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule under the Clean Water Act that would redefine what can be regulated by the U.S. government as a “water of the United States.” Read More

IRS approves nonprofit status for Kent District Library

Linda Krombeen’s job just got busier — and in one respect, easier. She probably won’t have to hear "no" so often when she’s trying to get a grant or donation. Read More

Auto supplier expands production

A maker of direct fuel injection components for the auto industry is planning to ramp up production in 2015 and add jobs. Read More

State Bar honors attorney Carl Ver Beek with highest award

On Sept. 17, the State Bar of Michigan will honor Varnum attorney Carl Ver Beek with the Roberts P. Hudson Award at its annual meeting being held in Grand Rapids. Read More
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Lumbermen's to distribute copper-enhanced surface

Recognizing an opportunity to offer a simple solution to help combat hospital-acquired infections, Grand Rapids-based Lumbermen’s Inc. is investing in a new product for the medical industry. Read More
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Inside Track: Rahinsky is a Type A executive in uniform

David Rahinsky is not one of those executives who doesn’t always answer his phone. Read More
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New minimum wage now in effect

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As of Monday, the minimum wage rate in Michigan has gone up from $7.40 to $8.15 an hour. Read More
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Kellogg report reveals company-wide engagement drives diversity

Kellogg Co., the Battle Creek cereal maker, has released its fifth annual diversity report, putting the spotlight on company-wide efforts to bring everyone to the table. Read More
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Law firm adds practice group focused on managing data

More than 190 billion emails are being sent globally each business day, which means companies are generating data at an ever-accelerating pace, according to Dawn Garcia Ward, attorney at Warner Norcross. Read More
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2014 Book of Lists

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Special Publications

GRBJ The Newsmakers of the Year   The Newsmakers
of the Year
Who made news in 2013?
See profiles of our Newsmaker finalists and Impact Award winner.
grbj50miw   The 50 Most 
Influential Women
Meet Grand Rapids Business Journal’s 2014 “The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” honorees and prepare to be inspired.
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Opinion

State should take environmental clues from GR

Unaddressed environmental issues are heating up politics and firing up sustainability groups, especially in West Michigan.
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Put a compensation policy in place to avoid headaches

When we do compensation consulting, we usually start with asking about the organization’s compensation philosophy.
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Good leaders accomplish more with (rather than through) others

Great leaders develop practices and communicate expectations that allow them to manage fairly and consistently as they motivate people to contribute their proportionate share toward the success of the team or the stability of relationships.
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GRM July 2014   Grand Rapids Magazine

Grand Rapids Magazine is a celebration of all the people, places, art and industry that make this one grand place to live work and play.

   

 
  BLUE Summer 2014   Michigan Blue Magazine

Michigan BLUE is a lifestyle magazine that’s targeted at those with an affinity for life lived on water and the riches that living in Michigan brings.