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Grand Rapids renovates three parks

July 25, 2016
Groundbreakings were held at three Grand Rapids parks on Monday. Read More

Energy company reaches $176M settlement for oil spill

July 20, 2016
An energy company has reached a $176-million settlement for the costliest inland oil spill in U.S. history — a pipeline rupture that polluted a nearly 40-mile stretch of the Kalamazoo River. Read More

Marketing firm earns B Corp status

July 19, 2016
A local marketing firm has become a certified B Corp. Read More

Park crowdfunds playground project

July 18, 2016
A lakeshore park has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $17,000 for a playground. Read More

Environmental firm signs contract with Grand Rapids

July 13, 2016
An environmental firm has been granted a “fishing license” for projects with the city of Grand Rapids. Read More

Vivant’s vision for growth is deeper, not wider

Brewery keeps its focus on making Grand Rapids a better place.

July 8, 2016
As breweries across the United States strive to produce and distribute more, Brewery Vivant continues to focus on its local community. Read More

Supplier snags top Honda award

June 30, 2016
Honda has recognized a local company for is corporate citizenship with an award that is given annually to only one of its 600 North American suppliers. Read More

Renovations begin at two city parks

June 29, 2016
The city of Grand Rapids on Thursday is breaking ground on two of six city parks slated for renovations this year. Read More

Utilities say energy bills will keep the lights on

June 10, 2016
Utility companies say a pair of energy bills that have garnered widespread criticism from the business, environmental, education and health communities is necessary to keep the lights on in Michigan. Read More

Utility breaks ground on solar power project

June 6, 2016
| By AP
A utility has begun construction on a solar power project in the region. Read More