Prepare to return to the office

It is almost certain the current pandemic will not alter realities long term any more than the 18th century yellow fever epidemic did.

Inside Track: Putting trust back in policing

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.

Manufacturing Growth Alliance hones priorities

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.

Tech entrepreneurs launch meeting schedule software

Three Grand Rapids technology entrepreneurs this summer launched machine-learning-based meeting schedule software in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Hospitals get creative amid COVID-19

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.

Spring Lake reevaluates rental rules

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.

Change-Ups: Clark earns executive certification

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.

Bankruptcy changes will help small firms, family farms

Changes to federal bankruptcy law will make it easier and less expensive for small businesses and family farmers to restructure or shed their debt.

Street Talk: In support of reform

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.

Partners address homelessness

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting almost every aspect of American life, especially housing.