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Dementia training packs emotional punch

Low-budget program at Holland Home scales up with $300K grant.

June 24, 2016
As the number of elderly patients with dementia increased in recent years, Lynn Bolt saw a need to address their care. Read More

Ethnic diversity nonprofit celebrates 20 years

Progress has been made, but director says much more can be done.

June 24, 2016
For 20 years, Gail Harrison has been fighting for ethnic diversity along the West Michigan lakeshore. Read More

Building industry braces for changes

Overtime rule will create cultural shift and price hikes for most companies, ABC exec says.

June 24, 2016
When the new U.S. Department of Labor overtime rule goes into effect on Dec. 1, construction prices could start to rise. Read More

Young sommelier blazes trails

Culinary Institute of Michigan grad hopes to be a role model.

June 24, 2016
There was something special about a Châteauneuf-du-Pape that made an 18-year-old George Walker fall in love with wine. Read More

IT hiring slips even as tech spreads

For first time since 2011, fewer than half of West Michigan companies surveyed are expanding.

June 24, 2016
The West Michigan tech industry isn’t hiring as fast as it once was, according to Paragon Recruiting. Read More

Inside Track: Windsurfer changes tack to get on board with building

Years of on-the-job training chart a course for Veneklasen to follow in his father’s wake

June 24, 2016
If not for a $100 check from his grandmother, Chris Veneklasen could still be on Nantucket Island teaching windsurfing. Read More

Brewery filling 150 positions

June 24, 2016
A brewery is ready to start filling 150 positions for its new location in town. Read More

Tradesman International hosts open house for 100-plus construction jobs

June 24, 2016
A large employer of trade workers with more than 100 summer jobs opportunities is hosting an open house next week. Read More

Re-think daily interactions

June 24, 2016
"At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us." -Albert Schweitzer Read More

Man sues police after stun-gun incident

June 23, 2016
| By AP
A man in is suing police in the area after he says an officer used a stun gun to subdue him while responding to a call. Read More