May 29

Sporting goods retailer targets market

A sporting goods retailer specializing in hunting and fishing gear has its sights set on the West Michigan market. Read More

Developer plans $25M apartment complex off East Beltline

A developer is planning to build a roughly $25-million apartment complex in the heart of a major shopping corridor. Read More

Barbecue restaurant opens downtown

There may be no better time to open a new barbecue restaurant than Memorial Day weekend. Read More

University receives $1.5M gift

A married couple has given a $1.5-million gift to their alma mater to enhance on-campus facilities and provide scholarships for students. Read More

Civic association taps crowdfunding for sports complex

A nonprofit is using a Michigan-based crowdfunding platform to help hit its fundraising goal out of the park for a roughly 35-acre youth sports complex. Read More

Bank delivers on 'Investing With You' campaign

A bank has presented four schools in communities within its footprint with checks as part of its “Investing With You” campaign. Read More

Brewery and UICA produce Brunch, Brews and a Movie

A local brewery and an art institute have teamed up to produce a film series. Read More

Health systems win national Practice Greenhealth awards

Several health care systems and their facilities have won Environmental Excellence awards from a national health care nonprofit promoting eco-friendly practices. Read More

Rehab company expands footprint

A rehab company is expanding its footprint in one of the region’s markets in response to demand by the community and physician requests. Read More

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Make education priority in state’s turnaround

The Business Journal is reporting on a study just released by Education Trust-Midwest, a non-partisan education policy organization, showing that, by almost any statistical average, Michigan students are performing among the bottom 10 states in the country.

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Restore Congressional control over direct spending

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