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Man robs Walmart

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

Inside Track: Rahinsky is a Type A executive in uniform

The new Grand Rapids police chief says the job has many similarities to managing a business.

August 29, 2014
David Rahinsky is not one of those executives who doesn’t always answer his phone. Read More

Law firm adds practice group focused on managing data

A common problem for companies is maintaining far more data than necessary.

August 29, 2014
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

Local attorney heads Defense Research Institute

August 27, 2014
A Grand Rapids attorney has been elected central regional director of the Defense Research Institute. Read More

Migrant workers sue seed company

August 25, 2014
| By AP
A major seed company is being sued by more than 30 migrant farm workers who said they were underpaid while removing tassels from corn. Read More

RFID maker earns patent for packaging product

August 22, 2014
A radio frequency identification company has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent Office for its packaging product that's designed to improve security and brand authenticity across the entire supply chain. Read More

Judge sentences man for gold fraud

August 19, 2014
| By AP
A man has been sentenced to prison for failing to file income tax returns and running a multi-year scheme involving the bogus recovery of overseas gold. Read More

Legal association launches chapter

August 18, 2014
A national legal association of mediators and arbitrators has launched a Michigan chapter with several charter members from the region. Read More

Collaborative divorce offers less adversarial approach to calling it quits

The ‘team’ consists of attorneys, psychologists, coaches and financial professionals.

August 15, 2014
Divorce is the worst. Read More