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Study: 40 percent of working households don't make ends meet

September 1, 2014
A new study has found that 40 percent of Michigan households with at least one worker don't make enough money to meet basic survival needs. Read More

Make-A-Wish names Leaders in Joy

September 1, 2014
Several organizations and people across the region have been named Leaders in Joy by Make-A-Wish Michigan. Read More

Man robs Walmart

September 1, 2014
| By AP
A man wearing construction gear robbed a Walmart in the region over the weekend. Read More

New minimum wage now in effect

What was $7.40 an hour is now $8.15 in Michigan.

August 29, 2014
(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

Kellogg report reveals company-wide engagement drives diversity

Company is challenging itself to grow its ‘cultural intelligence.’

August 29, 2014
Kellogg Co., the Battle Creek cereal maker, has released its fifth annual diversity report, putting the spotlight on company-wide efforts to bring everyone to the table. Read More

State Bar honors attorney Carl Ver Beek with highest award

Varnum attorney’s lengthy career is marked by community and professional participation.

August 29, 2014
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

Auto supplier expands production

August 29, 2014
A maker of direct fuel injection components for the auto industry is planning to ramp up production in 2015 and add jobs. Read More

Safest builders, contractors earn honors

August 27, 2014
The Associated Builders and Contractors Western Michigan Chapter honored 21 of its member companies this week for their outstanding safety practices and records. Read More

Mimi Fritz implements Downtown Market vision

August 26, 2014
For the last two years, Mimi Fritz has focused with single-minded determination on the construction, leasing, staffing and program development of the Grand Rapids Downtown Market. Read More

Cynthia Havard has a full plate

August 26, 2014
Cynthia Havard holds two vital roles in the success of Cole’s Quality Foods Inc. while working in a world traditionally dominated by men. Read More