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Partners open dental practice

There’s a new specialized dental practice in town. Read More

Kiran Taylor

Nonprofit hires first chief medical officer

A nonprofit that offers a variety of rehab, support and independent living services has named its first chief medical officer. Read More

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Private equity firm buying manufacturer for $170M

An East Coast private equity firm is acquiring a local business unit of a global medical technology company for $170 million. Read More


Manufacturer dials into workforce training

If you want something done right, do it yourself — such is the philosophy on display at Autocam Medical when it comes to creating a skilled workforce. Read More

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An intentionally multigeneration neighborhood

Rivertown Ridge is an active senior living community nestled in the heart of the Rivertown Park subdivision, located just south of Grand Rapids. It was intentionally designed to meet the demand for multigeneration housing and is surrounded by condominiums and single-family homes. Read More

Saugatuck Center for the Arts Growing Young Artists students painting panel for school mural

Corporate foundation funding a year of arts programs

A year of programs at an arts center in the region will be covered by a donation from a corporate foundation. Read More

County supports hospital seeking federal loan

IRON MOUNTAIN — A hospital that is a major employer in an Upper Peninsula county is getting support from public officials as it pursues a $25 million federal loan. Read More

Dental practice spreads joy with community outreach

It’s been more than five months since Lisa Weller woke up with a new set of teeth. Read More

Sean Gehle

Health system hires regional VP

A West Michigan health system has named a new regional vice president of advocacy and government relations. Read More

Marijuana agency spells out emergency rules

A Michigan agency is giving municipalities some time to weigh their options when it comes to allowing companies to plant marijuana in their communities for recreational use. Read More

Woman with food allergy loses appeal

A woman who said a sub sandwich damaged her ability to speak has failed to persuade the Michigan appeals court to reinstate her lawsuit. Read More

MSU opening allergen-free dining hall

EAST LANSING — Students with food allergies will soon have a new place to dine on Michigan State University's campus. Read More

Holland Home ArtPrize

Senior residents collaborate with ArtPrize artist

About 400 senior residents from two assisted and independent living campuses recently displayed their artistic talents. Read More

Trudy Ender

Nonprofit hires executive director

The state affiliate of a national organization that funds breast cancer research has named a new executive director. Read More

State issues rules on growing and selling marijuana

LANSING — The agency that regulates the selling and growing of pot in Michigan has released emergency rules to clarify the requirements for businesses that plan to sell marijuana to adults 21 and older. Read More

Health system settles religious discrimination suit

OWOSSO — A mid-Michigan health care system has agreed to pay almost $75,000 to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed on behalf of a job candidate who was passed over because her beliefs preclude her from getting flu shots. Read More

Meals on Wheels Western Michigan pickup Perrigo Charitable Foundation

Corporate foundation gives nonprofit $40K

A foundation’s grant is fueling a mobile food program. Read More

State plans to end LRE contract

An action by the state will change the existing public mental health care system in West Michigan. Read More

Spencer Bertram

Pain management doctor joins hospital partner

A new doctor has joined the pain management partner for a hospital in the region. Read More


First marijuana provision centers open in two counties

Muskegon County’s first licensed medical marijuana provision center is open, and Ottawa County’s first such establishment isn’t far behind. Read More