April 21

50-year-old firm enjoys $100K HQ makeover

With a lack of space hindering its growth plans, Bond Fluidaire turned to a local design firm for a makeover. Read More

Ottawa County feeling the water pressure

When it comes to water use, all eyes are on California, struggling with a major drought now in its fourth year. Read More

Developer builds $35M residential project downtown

A developer is about to break ground on a $35-million residential project downtown to support the city’s growing population of college students. Read More

Buildings join battle to save energy

The battle for Michigan’s green buildings has begun. Read More

Food manufacturer, retailer fight hunger

A West Michigan food maker and an international retail giant are going to battle against hunger. Read More

Water, water everywhere

A new report released earlier this month, Michigan’s Blue Economy, highlights several ways the state is already a leader in the area of water-related businesses, university research and placemaking, while also laying out a path to turn Michigan into a freshwater innovation center on a national and global level. Read More

Survey identifies health improvements and concerns

A 2014 survey of leading health indicators highlights risk factors and improved health behaviors among Kent County residents. Read More

Inside Track: Stimulating the economic engine

At one point in his career, Jorge Gonzalez was either a member of or leading at least 15 community organizations in West Michigan — all at once. Read More

Forum set on Metro, CHS deal

Citizens and competitors will get their say on a proposed hospital sale when Attorney General Bill Scheutte hosts a public hearing Thursday in Wyoming. Read More

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Manufacturers could benefit from vehicle repair policy changes

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