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Bar association handing out awards

Several attorneys from Michigan will be honored next week during the State Bar of Michigan’s annual meeting and awards banquet. Read More

Drone technology generates significant legal buzz

As I stood outside of 2nd Recon Battalion Headquarters, located on the United States Marine Corps base at Camp Lejeune, I heard my name called from the inner region of the Senior Staff offices. Read More

Department of Veterans Affairs

Court approves suit over veteran's death

A court has ruled that the state can be sued over the death of a World War II vet at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans. Read More

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EPA is stirring up the waters

This spring, the Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule under the Clean Water Act that would redefine what can be regulated by the U.S. government as a “water of the United States.” Read More


IRS approves nonprofit status for Kent District Library

Linda Krombeen’s job just got busier — and in one respect, easier. She probably won’t have to hear "no" so often when she’s trying to get a grant or donation. Read More

New minimum wage now in effect

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As of Monday, the minimum wage rate in Michigan has gone up from $7.40 to $8.15 an hour. Read More


Inside Track: Rahinsky is a Type A executive in uniform

David Rahinsky is not one of those executives who doesn’t always answer his phone. Read More

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State Bar honors attorney Carl Ver Beek with highest award

On Sept. 17, the State Bar of Michigan will honor Varnum attorney Carl Ver Beek with the Roberts P. Hudson Award at its annual meeting being held in Grand Rapids. Read More

Law firm adds practice group focused on managing data

More than 190 billion emails are being sent globally each business day, which means companies are generating data at an ever-accelerating pace, according to Dawn Garcia Ward, attorney at Warner Norcross. Read More


Man robs Walmart

A man wearing construction gear robbed a Walmart in the region over the weekend. Read More

Public Record

August 30 — Mortgages Read More

Public Record

September 6 — Mortgages Read More