September 21, 2020
MORTGAGES Selected mortgages filed with Kent County Register of Deeds NIEMEYER TRUST, Mercantile Bank, Lowell, $285,000 TOOLEY, Thomas et al, Northpointe Bank, Cascade Twp., $279,000 BLOWER, Thomas M. et al, Independent Bank, East Grand Rapids, $349,000 MERCHANT, Eric S. et al, Macatawa Bank, Walker, $375,000 CARLSON, Brett A. et al, Fifth Third Bank, Caledonia, $310,000 […]
On Aug. 18, 2020, we recognized the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting women the hard-earned right to vote in the United States, and reminding us all of Michigan’s leadership in having extended this right two years prior.
Real-time payments (RTP), the emerging standard in U.S. billing and payment processing, continues to gain traction among businesses, with over 90% of business leaders reporting interest in the network, according to a new report.
Michigan will receive the lion’s share of Huntington Bank’s recent $20 billion pledge to its seven-state footprint, and the bank’s West Michigan region president sees it as a fitting move given the level of need.
A new study focusing on the education of preschoolers after providers shut down in-person instruction in March shows a number of negative consequences on early childhood learning.
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of American life, especially housing.
Prison Fellowship, a Christian nonprofit serving prisoners, former prisoners and their families, is joining with other faith leaders in Michigan in supporting criminal justice reform.
Changes to federal bankruptcy law will make it easier and less expensive for small businesses and family farmers to restructure or shed their debt.
Jane Clark, Holland-based Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce president, has been designated a Certified Chamber Executive by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives.
Spring Lake Township is in the process of reexamining its short-term rental ordinance, following the dismissal of an ordinance violation leveled against an Ottawa County LLC.
Experts in the field of health care, as well as those in the design and construction of hospital systems, have been talking for many years about maximizing existing care space and expanding outpatient facilities and telehealth options, but COVID-19 exposed many flaws in hospital systems and brought these issues to the forefront of hospital innovation.
A 1-year-old alliance designed to fill an advocacy and support gap for second-stage manufacturers in Michigan is finding its footing amid the disruption of 2020.
Three Grand Rapids technology entrepreneurs this summer launched machine-learning-based meeting schedule software in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
Now is our time.
Police Chief Eric Payne said he wants to make Grand Rapids the safest midsized city with the most trusted police department in the country, but the department has to overcome the same obstacles as in any other city.
It is almost certain the current pandemic will not alter realities long term any more than the 18th century yellow fever epidemic did.