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Julie Grevengoed

Q&A: Julie Grevengoed

Julie Grevengoed left a national residential real estate franchise to open a local brokerage. Read More

Maggie Lancaster

Museum names executive director

A long-time volunteer and board member is the new executive director of a museum downtown. Read More

IT hiring slips even as tech spreads

The West Michigan tech industry isn’t hiring as fast as it once was, according to Paragon Recruiting. Read More

Ethnic diversity nonprofit celebrates 20 years

For 20 years, Gail Harrison has been fighting for ethnic diversity along the West Michigan lakeshore. Read More

Dementia Journey

Dementia training packs emotional punch

As the number of elderly patients with dementia increased in recent years, Lynn Bolt saw a need to address their care. Read More

Veronica Bosgraff

Founder sells snack food company to Kellogg brand

A snack food maker born in the region has been acquired by a Kellogg-owned brand in its market. Read More

Sei Young Kim Meijer LPGA Classic 2016 winner

LPGA tournament raises $850K for hunger relief

A major golf tournament in the area has raised $850,000 for a retailer's hunger-relief program. Read More

The impact of Brexit on American investors

The result of the United Kingdom’s vote last week to exit the European Union caught financial markets by surprise Friday morning and led to broad selloffs in global equities. Read More

Encore Business Group

After year of growth, Encore plans a repeat performance

It’s still the first act for Encore Business Group. Read More

Latino Business Pitch Competition

Hispanic Chamber business contest rewards five pitches

The West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s first Latino Business Pitch Competition split $5,750 among five winners. Read More

Ruth Skidmore

Judge rules no vacancy at lakeshore development

If you’re thinking about making a buck by renting out your summer home on an ongoing basis, you better check your deed restrictions and local zoning ordinance before posting an ad. Read More

barre exercise fitness class

Barre fitness studio steps into downtown

A new barre fitness studio is joining a group of businesses to fill out an apartment building in the downtown area. Read More

Tracey Smith

Restaurant company names CFO

A locally based restaurant company has appointed its chief financial officer. Read More