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A new strain from Asia may be spread by migrating waterfowl.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A new strain of bird flu suspected of being spread by migrating waterfowl is decimating commercial poultry operations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin, but has not yet been reported in Michigan. Read More
Pat LaBlanc of Holland is Small Business Person of the Year.
Nearly 60 small companies from across the state will be honored at the 11th annual Michigan Celebrates Small Business event Thursday at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing. Read More
Two Kent County officials are among the 30 leaders honored.
The Grand Rapids Center for Community Leadership has honored 30 of its alumni, which it describes as individuals in leadership positions who are working to make the community better every day. Read More
Kent commissioners hear details of the Network180 crisis.
The Kent County Board of Commissioners heard details of the “perfect storm” funding crisis in community mental health services, with the disparity between what the state government does for Southeast Michigan versus West Michigan once again an issue. Read More
MCUL reports that 2014 was a high-growth year for Michigan.
Michigan credit unions, according to the Michigan Credit Union League, enjoyed double-digit increases in business loans and auto loans through 2014, plus a healthy jump in membership. Read More
The bank’s growth over the past two years is one of the drivers.
Chemical Bank, through its Midland parent company, Chemical Financial Corp., has unveiled a leadership reorganization that reflects in part the bank’s significant expansion over the last two years. Read More
The federal HUD and V.A. kicked in another $138,272 for use in Kent County.
Michigan’s two Democratic U.S. Senators have announced a federal allocation of $235,635 in West Michigan to provide assistance to help end veteran homelessness. Read More