PNC says social responsibility is on the rise

Serving the social good is becoming more important — even essential — for most organizations, according to a new survey by PNC Institutional Asset Management.

City of Grand Rapids reports 2021 economic impact

(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Grand Rapids had a banner year in 2021 when it comes to business attraction, retention and expansion.

Community Food Club sees growing need

Despite the strong economy experts are touting, food insecurity is as real as ever among low-income Grand Rapidians, and a local nonprofit grocery store is doing its part to help fill in the gaps.

Report: Employee well-being among top workforce trends

The most recent Workforce Trends Pulse Survey from Gallagher found employers nationwide are taking a more agile approach to retention by addressing employees’ top concerns, including well-being.

Spectrum, MSU find COVID-19 patients fall into two groups

A new study could lead to greater understanding of COVID-19 treatment after underscoring the importance of precision medicine and personalized care.

Bank looks to assist potential homeowners

Independent Bank recently rolled out a new program aimed at ensuring low- and moderate-income individuals can purchase a home and remain homeowners for as long as they’d like.

Inside Track: Guisfredi moved by the worth of all people

In 2013, Claire Guisfredi met with a former client of North Kent Connect whose story changed everything.

Sports organization celebrates milestone

The Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame is celebrating its 50th year as an organization. 

Local nonprofit partners with NYC marathon

What started as a passion project for a West Michigan resident is now a national movement that captured the attention of a well-known marathon race.

Film director spots receptive market in West Michigan

While businesses were closing during the pandemic, Paige Irene Bruns was opening her own.

Stop payday lenders from overcharging

In a time of great struggle for Michigan families, we have the opportunity to take a simple but powerful, popular and positive action.

Michigan needs vibrant, in-demand central cities

Conventional wisdom has it that big cities are dead.

Change-Ups: Nucci hired as Erhardt project manager

Andrea Nucci joined Ada-based general contractor Erhardt Construction as a project manager.

Public Record

MORTGAGES Selected mortgages filed with Kent County Register of Deeds 1600 MONROE LLC, Economic Development Foundation, Parcel: 411314380010, $2,342,000 CEDAR SPRINGS HOSPITALITY LLC, Union Bank, Solon Twp.,...

Street Talk: Small but significant

Don’t be misled by the word “small.”