Techniques, initiatives, education and planning


Process outlines priorities for Muskegon Lake by 2020

February 5, 2016
A lakeshore community has set its sights on improving the quality and sustainability of social, economic, residential and recreational activities for one of its greatest assets. Read More

Furniture maker signs 12-year agreement for wind power

February 5, 2016
A global furniture maker has inked a 12-year power purchase agreement for wind energy. Read More

Lakeshore township lands 158 acres

February 4, 2016
A lakeshore township has picked up 158 acres of land after an acquisition and a donation. Read More

Restaurant group earns B Corp status

February 3, 2016
A local restaurant group has joined a global movement of people using “business as a force for good.” Read More

Solar startup founder secures patent

February 3, 2016
A Grand Valley State University business incubator tenant has been awarded a U.S. patent for his solar technology innovation. Read More

Local First names LocalMotion winners

January 29, 2016
A nonprofit focused on the growth of local businesses has handed out some hardware. Read More

New alliance offers assistance to agribusiness industry

Organization hopes to teach the newer generations how the business is changing.

January 22, 2016
Phil Grashoff was on Mackinac Island last fall attending the Michigan Agri-Business Association Outlook Conference when he realized the industry was splintered. Read More

Local First names LocalMotion award nominees

January 22, 2016
A nonprofit geared toward locally owned businesses has named the nominees for its annual awards ceremony. Read More

Switch plans '100-percent green' data centers

January 21, 2016
Nevada-based Switch is planning to power its SUPERNAP data center campus in the area with 100-percent renewable energy. Read More

Foundation asks GVSU researcher to study Flint water crisis

January 19, 2016
A local researcher who’s involved in a year-long water-research project based in Flint has been asked to include the current Flint water crisis in his study. Read More