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The health of Certificate of Need

September 30, 2014
Once again, our legislators have opened season on the Certificate of Need, or CON, program in the health care industry. Read More

ArtPrize names juried finalists

September 30, 2014
ArtPrize 2014 is one step closer to naming its juried winners. Read More

Is Michigan a startup state?

September 29, 2014
A conversation about growing Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem kicked off a conference Sunday in Grand Rapids — designed to align legislative policies with economic development initiatives in West Michigan. Read More

Inside Track: Chef turns his focus to teaching life skills to local youths

Tommy Fitzgerald’s eyes were opened to the importance of community at a very young age.

September 26, 2014
The charred remains of Tommy Fitzgerald’s boyhood home have served as an unlikely spark for helping to steer teens’ lives in a constructive direction — and the reason he recently closed his downtown café. Read More

West Michigan Policy Forum convenes heavyweights

September 26, 2014
When regional leaders convene Sunday and Monday for the 2014 West Michigan Policy Forum, much of the talk will center on workforce talent. Read More

West Michigan Tourist Association names director

September 26, 2014
A regional tourism nonprofit has hired a new director of image and branding. Read More

National transit conference schedules trip

September 25, 2014
Grand Rapids is in line to be a “transit-learning laboratory” for the nation’s top advocates for public transportation. Read More

St. Cecilia Music Center produces hundreds of performances for ArtPrize

September 24, 2014
St. Cecilia Music Center's role as the official Music Hub of this year’s ArtPrize kicks off on Thursday. Read More

Kellogg Foundation names COO

September 23, 2014
The new chief operating officer at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has more than 20 years of consulting experience and once served on a presidential transition team. Read More

Chamber names ATHENA young professional

September 22, 2014
The winner of the ATHENA Young Professional Award is an active force in the Grand Rapids community. Read More