Grace period extended for Michigan license, plate renewals

LANSING — Michigan drivers whose license or registration expires between April and week’s end will have 120 additional days to renew it without being assessed late fees under new laws that also prohibit such fees broadly unless the secretary of state resumes letting people conduct same-day service at a branch without an appointment.

In The Image celebrates 25th year of S.H.O.E.S. program with giveaway

A local nonprofit is marking 25 years of operating its S.H.O.E.S. program by giving away free back-to-school shoes for elementary students.

Kentwood to celebrate National Night Out with 15-plus community gatherings

The city of Kentwood will be bustling with block parties, neighborhood events and other activities Tuesday, Aug. 3.

Farmers to celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Farmers markets across Michigan will be celebrating National Farmers Market Week Aug. 1-7. 

DeLong announces retirement from city of Grand Rapids

After 42 years in public service, Grand Rapids Deputy City Manager Eric DeLong announced his plans for retirement in early 2022.Over the past 26 years, DeLong was a major player in a variety of...

Dematic names SVP of project execution, Americas

A global maker of automation systems hired a new senior vice president who will be based in Grand Rapids.

Herman Miller and Knoll move forward with new name

Following Herman Miller’s acquisition of Knoll, the combined company is moving forward as MillerKnoll.

Two more health systems mandate employee virus vaccinations

LANSING — Two of Michigan’s largest health systems will require all employees and physicians at their hospitals and other facilities to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Ferris State finds cost-effective way to conduct COVID tests

Students and faculty from Ferris State University's College of Pharmacy and  College of Health Professions conducted a COVID-19 testing study for the journal, Exploratory Research in Clinical and Social Pharmacy. 









Spectrum Health, Beaumont Health announce merger

Spectrum Health and Beaumont Health announced Thursday that they have signed a letter of intent to explore merging into a new health system.

Entrepreneur copes with loss by helping others

A West Michigan woman is turning her family tragedy into joy by doing something she loves.

Autocam Medical building new $60M headquarters in Kentwood

A global contract manufacturer of precision surgical and medical components and devices is investing $60 million through 2024 to build a new global headquarters and manufacturing facility in Kentwood.

Beauty in the eye of the beer-holder

City Built Brewing Co. came out like a lion in March when USA Today published its 10Best Readers Choice Awards for 2021.