Items Tagged with 'Birgit Klohs'


Right Place exceeds three-year goals

But tariffs and infrastructure present challenges over the next couple of years.

December 13, 2019
The Right Place concluded its three-year strategic plan well over goals. Read More

World Affairs Council names inaugural award recipients

December 10, 2019
A nonprofit has named the first recipients of two prizes meant to recognize leaders who have had a role in developing global understanding and collaboration on the world stage and in West Michigan. Read More

Street Talk: Task force eyes projects

Birthday treat.

April 26, 2019
Community leaders are taking the next step toward determining whether to build a new convention hotel and/or an amphitheater. Read More

Pushing toward local health innovation

Since 1996, Van Andel Institute has been an invaluable catalyst in industry, leaders say.

March 22, 2019
Just 23 years ago, the Michigan Street hill was home to nothing but Butterworth Hospital, Immanuel Lutheran Church and a bunch of old buildings. Read More

Region is 'right place' for growth

Economic developer surpasses its three-year goals early.

December 14, 2018
A year ahead of its three-year plan, The Right Place has met its goal for completed projects and exceeded goals for new payroll and capital investment. Read More

Rich DeVos leaves a legacy of 'stewardship'

Family, community leaders say Amway co-founder used his wealth and knowledge for the betterment of Grand Rapids.

September 7, 2018
It would be hard to make it through a day in West Michigan without seeing evidence of Richard M. DeVos’ presence. Read More

Street Talk: Trade war casualties

Bing out.

July 13, 2018
As U.S. job cuts rise year over year, one firm is looking in the direction of the White House. Read More

Maintaining NAFTA important to future of GR, West Michigan

March 2, 2018

For more than 24 years, NAFTA has been producing results for the U.S., for Michigan and our community. 

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Bidding begins for airport land

Gerald R. Ford International Airport looks to lease 800 acres of its property.

February 23, 2018
There are more than 800 acres available for lease on Gerald R. Ford International Airport property. Read More

Gerald R. Ford International Airport plans for next 20 years

New traffic control tower, federal inspection station highlight list of needs.

February 23, 2018
The 20-year master plan for the Gerald R. Ford International Airport is nearly complete. Read More