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Jessica Dewey

Bank rolls out maternity concierge

For first-time moms, often the stress of learning how to care for a child combined with returning to work is so overwhelming they might decide to work part time or stay at home. Read More

Atomic Object

Atomic Object invests in Wealthy Street

Carl Erickson knew investing in the Wealthy Street Corridor might not be the most convenient or best economic strategy for his company, but he also believed that setting up a home in the economically distressed area was central to his company’s identity. Read More

This Bar

Amazon features GR native’s philanthropic business

Ryan Devlin was on a service trip in Liberia when he saw something that changed his life. Read More

Kevin O'Neill-Boehm

Inside Track: And he still isn’t done

When Kevin O’Neill-Boehm tells the story of how he got to the Alano Club of Kent County, he punctuates it with a five-word phrase that becomes more unbelievable with each use. Read More

‘Earmarked funds’ is a loaded term

When a philanthropist or foundation donates to a charitable organization, the laws for how it should be used can be tricky to interpret. Read More

Market volatility concerns investors

Edward Jones financial advisors have been talking to investors for a year about the likelihood of upcoming market volatility. Now, they are shifting their focus to helping them plan for it. Read More

Master of management program marks 40 years

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Aquinas College started its master of management program in 1977 in response to demand for more specialized leadership training than what an MBA program could offer. Read More

State panel proposes liquor store rule changes

The state Liquor Control Commission is pushing to allow liquor stores to locate closer to each other. Read More

Holland cleans up act with energy park

The plant already has the attention of environmental specialists. Read More

Chamber opposes Grand Rapids Public Library’s 20-year tax

Libraries play a vital role in our communities, but we need to fix structural issues before we embark on two decades of increased taxes. Read More

Reflecting on Black Monday for its 30th anniversary

Discipline is required to not react with emotion and abandon your investment plan when extreme market conditions prevail. Read More


Change Ups: ChoiceOne earns service award

ChoiceOne Bank in Sparta received the 2017 National Community Bank Service Award. Read More

Nonresidential construction adds jobs despite disruptions

In the final analysis, U.S. construction industry leaders would be wise not to base key economic decisions on September employment data. Read More

Public Record

Oct. 13 — Mortgages Read More

Street Talk: It’s all in the ask

Are Michigan’s voting-age residents in favor of tax cuts as proposals make their way through the state and the nation’s capitals? Read More