Cannabis company expands, completes $70M financing

A Michigan cannabis company is expanding its presence in the West Michigan region.

Michigan budget boosts child care, keeps caregiver pay hike

LANSING — Michigan will make more kids eligible for child care subsidies, equip state troopers with body cameras and make permanent a pandemic wage hike for nursing home workers and other caregivers under the next state budget, poised for initial approval Tuesday.

Gaslight Village welcomes three new businesses

East Grand Rapids’ Gaslight Village announced the opening of three new small businesses over the summer consisting of a retailer and two eateries.

JungleBird restaurant coming to downtown Kalamazoo

Restaurateur Mark Sellers is partnering with PlazaCorp to open an anchor restaurant in The Exchange building in downtown Kalamazoo.

Holland Hospital hosts Career Fair Cookout

Holland Hospital is looking to fill a variety of open positions with its first Career Fair Cookout from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23 .

Hudsonville Dental celebrates Smiles From the Heart with free dental day

Hudsonville Dental of MI Smiles Dental Group will provide free dental care for more than 80 West Michigan community members in need of treatment for its eighth annual Smiles From the Heart event (previously known as Dentistry From the Heart).

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing breaks ground on phase two of facility

Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing (GRAM) has broken ground on an 18,000-square-foot phase two facility expansion at 524 Butterworth St. SW, tripling capacity and marking its third multi-million dollar investment in the past two years.

Metro Health offering sign-on bonuses for new hires

Metro Health – University of Michigan Health announced sign-on bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 for new employees as the organization seeks to ensure full staffing in a time of high demand for health care professionals.

Some in Flat Rock who evacuated after gas leak can return

FLAT ROCK — Some residents in a southeastern Michigan community were told Monday they could return to their homes about three weeks after gasoline from a Ford Motor factory was reported in the sewer system.

Emmanuel Hospice to host virtual annual celebration and fundraiser

Emmanuel Hospice will host its annual celebration virtually this year from Sept. 22-Oct. 1 to benefit its complementary therapies and service and patient wish program.

SmartZone selects operators to manage technology incubator services

The city of Grand Rapids’ SmartZone Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA) approved an agreement with Spartan Innovations and Start Garden to collaborate and manage its SmartZone Incubator and related high-tech business support services.

Byrne’s mobile charging stations unite form and function at ArtPrize

A Rockford-based maker of power and data solutions is lending a hand to ArtPrize visitors who need to charge their devices with a mobile unit that is designed to be both useful and elegant.









Right Place vice president moves to MiBiz

The former vice president of technical services and regional director of the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center-West is now associate publisher for MiBiz.

Detroit Cookie Co. opening Grand Rapids location

Outside-the-box cookie flavors, like those with potato chips and cereals, are coming to Grand Rapids via a new location of Detroit Cookie Co.

Our Daily Bread Ministries launches search for new president and CEO

Our Daily Bread Ministries is beginning a global search for a new leader after its current president announced his intent to retire at the end of the year.

Grand Rapids Symphony reaches two-year CBA

The Grand Rapids Symphony and the Grand Rapids Federation of Musicians Local 56 have agreed to a new two-year collective bargaining agreement (CBA), which is in place until 2023.