While most locally owned businesses have an established presence in Grand Rapids and are known among residents, Casey Kornoelje has not been so fortunate.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded contracts under the Farmers to Families Food Box Program to four West Michigan food suppliers to purchase and distribute produce, dairy and meat products to different food banks, communities and organizations.
DETROIT — A Michigan court on Thursday ordered a barber to close his shop and stop defying the state's COVID-19 restrictions, though he vowed to keep cutting hair.
A Grand Rapids-based law firm launched the Online Back to Work Resource Center to help companies as they reopen.
A few local law firms were recognized for offering the same level of service as bigger firms.
LANSING — The state appeals court let stand a temporary injunction blocking Michigan's ban on flavored e-cigarettes, saying a judge did not overstep in ruling for two businesses that sued.
The Michigan Supreme Court added a Virtual Courtroom Directory, a new feature on its website that allows the public to search for courts where virtual hearings are being held.
DETROIT — A federal appeals court has thrown out a $3.5 million jury verdict for a Detroit-area man who was in jail for 15 days in a case of mistaken identity.
Some are here with no work while others wait in their homelands for clearance to come here.
WEST BLOOMFIELD — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will ask the Michigan Legislature to provide at least $94.4 million to Detroit's public schools to settle a lawsuit that describes the city's schools as "slum-like" and incapable of delivering access to literacy.
DETROIT — A judge dismissed criminal charges Wednesday against former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon, who was accused of lying to investigators in 2018 as they tried to learn what she knew years earlier about sexual assault complaints involving Larry Nassar.
Jordan Hoyer launched a legal consulting firm, Camber Engage, earlier this year.
DETROIT — A judge on Monday declined to stop a defiant Michigan man who reopened his barbershop despite a state order that has closed businesses for weeks because of the new coronavirus.
Detroit-based Dickinson Wright PLLC, which has an office in Grand Rapids, earned an ISO/IEC 27701:2019 certification, becoming the first law firm headquartered in Michigan, and one of the first in the world, to earn the distinction.
One West Michigan legal professional was named to the “Leaders in the Law” Class of 2020 by Michigan Lawyers Weekly.
LANSING — A commission that oversees Michigan's Capitol delayed a decision Monday on banning guns from the building before a planned protest against the governor's coronavirus restrictions, in a meeting that later ended abruptly due to racist and threatening messages posted in Zoom.
Clark Hill welcomed John T. Klees as a senior counselor at its Grand Rapids office.
The NCAA is facing a federal lawsuit accusing the organization of failing to address gender-based violence by male athletes against female students at colleges and universities.
Attorneys in West Michigan garnered international recognition.
BATTLE CREEK — The state has revoked the mortuary science licenses of a southern Michigan funeral home and its manager for failing to deposit prepaid funeral funds with an escrow agent.