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Amy Kraal

Q&A: Amy Kraal

Amy Kraal is an entrepreneur, problem solver and result-driven HR professional who’s passionate about helping the business community thrive. Read More

Laura Bell

Brewery appoints CEO

Michigan’s largest brewery is keeping it in the family. Read More

GVSU students Solar Suction Surgery System S4 Malawi

College students build life-saving solar device for African hospital

A local college has a solution to a problem confronting rural hospitals all over the world: how to keep patients alive when the electricity fails. Read More


Third-generation entrepreneur opens downtown clothing store

Stacy Mulder used to walk around her downtown neighborhood and wonder where all of the young men strolling past were buying their clothes. Read More

El Granjero

Owners of Mexican restaurant invest in community

Checking online reviews led the ownership at El Granjero Mexican Grill to realize the restaurant had an issue. Read More

Women in leadership: Progress has slowed, so rev up to close the gap

Women made considerable progress in the U.S. during the last decades of the 20th century, but women’s advancement in the leadership pipeline has stalled. Read More

Lisa Curtis

Food maker's VC fund leads $4.2M investment in 'superfood' startup

A food maker’s recently announced venture capital fund has made its first investment. Read More

Lee & Birch store

Women's clothing retailer opening store

A local women’s clothing retailer is expanding into a Grand Rapids suburb. Read More

Rebecca Postma

Accounting firm names partners

A local accounting firm has added three partners to its roster ahead of tax season. Read More

Amna Seibold

Inside Track: Seibold finds you can go home again

Amna Seibold said when she graduated from East Grand Rapids High School and headed off to Albion College she was sure of one thing: She’d never move back to her hometown. Read More

Great Lakes Drone Company

Drone services company flying high

Great Lakes Drone Company’s viral aerial video of a frozen lighthouse in St. Joseph in December put the new company on the map. Read More

Stacy London

Retailer partners with style consultant

A local retailer is partnering with a bestselling author on fashion and long-time TV personality. Read More

Eva Aguirre Cooper

Hospital foundation appoints board members

The charitable arm of a hospital in the area has appointed a pair of executives to its board of directors. Read More