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GRCC joins national affordable textbook program

February 5, 2016
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids Community College has joined a growing list of schools that are providing free, professional-quality textbooks to students to improve access to higher educational learning. Read More

Passion for fashion benefits human trafficking causes

February 5, 2016
The local and worldwide fight to end human trafficking has found new allies in two West Michigan women entrepreneurs. Read More

The anatomy of a really sweet business deal

Spoonlickers looks to grow, diversify with investment.

February 5, 2016
David Darling doesn’t want Spoonlickers to be known as a frozen yogurt place. Read More

Brewery opens out-of-state distribution

February 5, 2016
A growing brewery in the area is gearing up to ship its beer outside of Michigan for the first time. Read More

Grocery store chain schedules opening

February 4, 2016
A grocer has marked when it plans to open its first store in the region. Read More

West Michigan ranks among best at RateBeer

February 4, 2016
Readers of an international website dedicated to rating beer think highly of the West Michigan beer industry. 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

Grand Rapids vies for 'Best Beer Scene' in US

February 2, 2016
Beer City, U.S.A. could add some more accolades to its résumé by the end of the month. Read More

Craft spirits maker rolls out gins

February 2, 2016
A craft spirits maker in the region is set to release two new gins. Read More

Dessert bakery settles into second location

January 29, 2016
A local custom dessert bakery is settling into its second location in the region. Read More