Inside Track: The ultimate team player

When Chris Sain Jr. was a kid growing up in southeast Grand Rapids, sports weren’t just his hobby — they were his way to...

Employers rate among nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

Editor's note: The list of national winners from West Michigan has been updated and corrected. The initial list was comprised of companies the association...

Grand Rapids Film Society launches with backing

Get your popcorn ready.The Grand Rapids Film Society, or GRFS, an organization dedicated to the appreciation and support of the region’s film culture, will...

West Side development plans revealed

A Grand Rapids construction company and nonprofit partner have announced the full details of a proposed development on Grand Rapids’ West Side.Rockford Construction and...

Foundation unveiling sculpture downtown

A piece of art with a universal message will be a fixture in downtown Grand Rapids.The Grand Rapids-based Frey Foundation will unveil the “LOVE”...

Dominican Sisters hold liquidation sale this weekend

Dominican Sisters Grand Rapids are holding a liquidation sale at the former Motherhouse. 

YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids names president and CEO

A man who’s spent his entire career with the YMCA is the new president and CEO of the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids.The YMCA...

Schools propose ‘Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School’

As Jim Halpert of NBC’s “The Office” knows, when someone asks, “Do you want to form an alliance with me?” the response should always...

Business Journal selects 40 Under 40 Distinguished Alumnus

Tami VandenBerg has left her fingerprints all over Grand Rapids.In 2007, alongside her brother Jeff, she opened The Meanwhile Bar on Wealthy Street, breathing...

Hand2Hand buys former Aldi building in Jenison for new HQ

A faith-based childhood hunger relief nonprofit bought a former Aldi building in Jenison that it will convert into its new home base.

ArtPrize Nine names winners

ArtPrize Nine has named its winners and awarded $500,000 in prizes.The top-two winners, one based on public vote and one based on a juried...

Alliance for Health changes prompt resignations

Alliance for Health, the nonprofit community coalition advocating for reduction in health care prices for individuals and businesses, is changing course and as of...

Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch project 25 percent job growth

There are 50 second-stage entrepreneurs in Michigan to look out for this year.The 9th annual Michigan 50 Companies to Watch list was recently released,...

University receives largest-ever gift

A local university has received the largest gift in its history.Davenport University said this afternoon that it has received a $5.5-million gift to its...

Grand Rapids chamber names ATHENA Award winner

The Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the winner of its 2016 ATHENA Award.The chamber said this afternoon that Shelley Irwin is...

Special report: Seeking unity on Division

First in a series of stories examining the South Division Avenue corridor.Propaganda Doughnuts’ decision to close — and in part to blame the area’s...

Longtime philanthropist and businessman Peter Secchia dies at 83

Peter Secchia has died at the age of 83.

Church sells 77-acre site

A church in town has sold its 77-acre site along a major highway.Sunshine Community Church, which is part of the Christian Reformed Church of...

Family foundation elects board chair

A local family foundation has announced the appointment of a new board chair.The Wege Foundation in Grand Rapids said yesterday Jonathan Wege of Bloomfield...

Grand Rapids chamber names young ATHENA finalists

The 10 finalists for the 2016 ATHENA Young Professional Award have been announced.The Grand Rapids Area of Commerce revealed yesterday the finalists for the...

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