April 27

Muskegon creates business resource group

Four lakeshore-based agencies have launched an outreach program to coordinate the delivery of services offered by resource partners in the state providing opportunities and tools for Muskegon businesses. Read More

Big Four accounting firm moves into downtown

A Big Four accounting firm is moving into downtown. Read More

Ice cream maker rolls out all-natural flavors

An ice cream maker is introducing a new line of flavors made with all-natural ingredients. Read More

Inside Track: Cultivating STEM excitement in young students

Keli Christopher is sparking students’ interest in science and math through recreational STEM programming to better prepare them for college and beyond. Read More

Fast on their feet

Most attorneys will never set foot in front of the Michigan Supreme Court or the U.S. Supreme Court; those who do are likely to find themselves less prepared than they expected. Read More

Long-standing novelty shop closes doors

The story of a novelty shop that started out in the '40s has come to the last chapter. Read More

Marketing firm adds employees, square feet

A local marketing firm that started the year with six employees said it expects to grow to 15 employees by the end of 2015. Read More

Davenport University launches Master of Accountancy

A new graduate level program beginning this fall will embrace the diversity of the accounting field while preparing students for competency exams using a curriculum tailored to specific areas of study. Read More

It could be worse

If you think health care is expensive, just know that it could be worse. Read More

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