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Health system ends deal with public company

A health system has ended its planned joint venture with a publicly traded hospital company. Read More

UN calls on Grand Rapids for Conference of the Americas

Grand Rapids will host a global conference on sustainable development that will bring leaders from six countries to the city. Read More

MLM restores the glory

The rehabilitation of a historic mansion in Heritage Hill by Mary Mishler could give a TLC home improvement show a run for its money. Read More

Group buys seven office buildings

Seven West Michigan office buildings totaling more 300,000 square feet are under new ownership. Read More

Hospital fundraises $2.5M for renovation

A hospital is looking to secure the last $2.5 million for a $16-million capital campaign — primarily for renovations.

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Brewery rolls out cans

A brewery is rolling out its beers in cans. Read More

Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association names chairman

A Grand Rapids beverage wholesaler has been elected chairman of a statewide trade association. Read More

Appliance maker partners with MLB

An appliance maker is heading to the ballpark as part of a new partnership. Read More

Brewing supplier goes from carport to global operation

Chris Breimayer just wanted to pay for his homebrew supplies when he started his business, Psycho Brew, a brewing system manufacturer. Read More

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This partnership transcends blockade of political boundaries and egos

In the not-too-distant past during the Great Recession, counties and cities were battling for any drop of economic development within each jurisdiction while property tax revenues and income tax revenue bled red, soaking municipal budgets.

Your story is a box of crayons

Let’s talk about your story — the story of your organization and what communications pieces you use to color the picture of who you are and the “why” behind what you do.

European trip inspires comparisons of quality of life

My wife and I took a riverboat cruise from Amsterdam to Budapest in June.
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