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Beverage distributor wins national Lifetime Leadership Award

March 27, 2015
A man who’s been working in the beverage distribution industry for decades has won a national lifetime achievement award. Read More

Wege Prize finalists tackle 'wicked problem'

March 26, 2015
The final presentations and awards ceremony for an intercollegiate competition pitting students’ minds against a “wicked problem” will take place this weekend — with $30,000 at stake. Read More

Association names Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

March 25, 2015
More than 100 West Michigan organizations are being recognized this year for their best practices in human resources. Read More

County ranks No. 1 in state for overall health

March 25, 2015
A county in the area ranks No. 1 in an annual report measuring health factors to provide a comparison of 82 counties across the state. Read More

Council of Independent Colleges names school president to board

March 25, 2015
A national nonprofit that supports independent higher education institutions has selected a local academic leader to serve on its board of directors. Read More

Makerspace partners with community college

March 24, 2015
A nonprofit makerspace and community college are partnering to help give students more hands-on skilled trades experience. Read More

Local First produces INsight for entrepreneurs

March 23, 2015
Local First’s INsight Conference is back. Read More

D.A. Blodgett-St. John's names CEO

March 18, 2015
A nonprofit health and human services leader with more than 25 years of experience is the new president and CEO at D.A. Blodgett-St. John’s. Read More

Retailer hosts Ladies' Night Out benefit

March 18, 2015
An internationally known photographer will highlight a retailer’s Ladies' Night Out event this weekend. Read More

Doctor wins Clinician of the Year award

March 17, 2015
A doctor who’s served geriatric patients for more than 20 years is a national health care society’s Clinician of the Year. Read More