ARTICLES

Rand Paul stops in Grand Rapids

April 30, 2015
| By AP
Republican presidential contender Rand Paul will make a campaign stop next week in Grand Rapids. Read More

Energy company reaches $25M settlement with state

April 27, 2015
| By AP
LANSING — An energy company has pleaded no contest to attempted anti-trust violations and agreed to pay $25 million to settle claims that it conspired to keep prices down during an auction for oil and gas leases, state officials announced. Read More

Perrigo rejects $29B offer from rival drug maker

April 22, 2015
| By AP
Over-the-counter medicine maker Perrigo is turning down a buyout offer from a rival generic drug maker that valued the company at $205 per share, or almost $29 billion, because it's too low. Read More

Meijer Gardens dedicating ‘Iron Tree’ sculpture

April 20, 2015
| By AP
A large iron sculpture by Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei that's designed to prompt thoughts about how different people and cultures come together is being dedicated today at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. Read More

Police chief defends officers' conduct in traffic stop

April 16, 2015
| By AP
A police chief in the region is defending his officers' conduct in a traffic stop that led to a federal lawsuit. Read More

Fire destroys factory

April 13, 2015
| By AP
Authorities are investigating after an overnight fire destroyed a vacant factory in Grand Rapids. Read More

King and queen of Netherlands plan Grand Rapids visit

April 1, 2015
| By AP
The king of the Netherlands and his wife are planning a visit to the U.S. this spring, including a stop in Grand Rapids. Read More

Grand Rapids receives $1M for biomedical research center

March 30, 2015
| By AP
The state said that Grand Rapids is getting $1 million to help clean up the site of Michigan State University's planned $85.1-million biomedical research center downtown. Read More

Woman faces prison time over fast-food shooting

March 26, 2015
| By AP
A woman unhappy with her fast-food order is facing prison time for shooting at the restaurant. Read More

Feds charge woman over $2M in false tax refunds

March 17, 2015
| By AP
A woman who promoted herself as the "No. 1 Tax Lady" is in hot water with the Internal Revenue Service. Read More