Lakeshore

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District owes charter school operator $2M

April 21, 2014
| By AP
A charter school operator said Monday that a lakeshore district owes it more than $2 million. Read More

Inside Track: The new face of change at Muskegon City Hall

Frank Peterson, a native of Flint, is the Port City’s first new city manager in 19 years.

April 18, 2014
Don’t ever try to suggest to the new city manager that Muskegon is just a gritty Rust Belt town, a former industrial center down on its luck and struggling to stay alive — like, say, Flint. Read More

Ludington carferry invests in new technology

The SS Badger owners face stiff penalties from EPA if coal ash is dumped overboard after 2014.

April 18, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Lake Michigan Carferry Inc., owners of the S.S. Badger in Ludington, have announced that installation of the first phase of a new combustion control technology will be completed before the start of the 2014 sailing season May 16. Read More

Congress expands dredging projects — 14 in Michigan

Grand Haven and Holland are among those getting attention.

April 18, 2014
LANSING — Everybody knows water flows, but not many people know that the sediment below it does too. Read More

Rising rivers reach flood warning

April 15, 2014
| By AP
Flood warnings are in effect along rivers in a wide swath of the region, as rising water from heavy rain and snow melt threatens some structures. Read More

Snow and field runoff could close beaches

Heavy precipitation can contribute to formation of water-borne bacteria.

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) LANSING — Even after all the snow Michigan received this winter is gone and melted, it could still find a way to adversely impact summer vacations. Read More

Worldplay Sport: inspiring kids one donation at a time

The buy-one, donate-one model for equipment is gaining steam.

April 11, 2014
A lakeshore-based company is promoting athletics and charitable giving through its business model. Read More

Elzinga & Volkers celebrates its safety streak

Construction firm has more than 2,500 days without an incident.

April 11, 2014
Twenty-five hundred days and counting — that’s how long it’s been since Elzinga & Volkers had a day of lost time due to an injury. Read More

Retailers fill in lakeshore downtown

April 11, 2014
Four boutiques are the new kids on the block in a lakeshore town. Read More

Lakeshore Advantage names president

April 10, 2014
The nonprofit promoting economic development in Ottawa County has named a new president. Read More