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FERRYSBURG — Realtor Kathi Gabrielse, an agent with Coldwell Banker Woodland-Schmidt’s Grand Haven office, has been recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award from the West Michigan Lakeshore Association of Realtors.

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NORTON SHORES — After a meat butcher operating out of a parking lot in Muskegon County was shut down Tuesday morning, customers shared mixed reviews about the business.

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DETROIT — U.S. new vehicle sales tumbled more than 21 percent in the second quarter compared with a year ago as the global semiconductor shortage continued to cause production problems for the industry.

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Shape Corp., a global Tier 1 automotive supplier of multi-material impact energy management and lightweight body structures, has entered into an agreement with Hydro, a leading producer of aluminum and renewable energy.

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SPRING LAKE — Ace Hardware in Spring Lake is hosting a party on June 22 to celebrate the 65th birthday of its owner and manager, and kick off his retirement.

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AVON LAKE, Ohio — Ford will add 6,200 factory jobs in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio as it prepares to build more electric vehicles and roll out two redesigned combustion-engine models.

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SPRING LAKE — A local business is implementing ideas from a fourth-grade classroom to make sure its employees not only know the company’s core values, but have incentives to do so.

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SPRING LAKE TWP. — The Chamber of Commerce Grand Haven-Spring Lake-Ferrysburg presented Monica Verplank, Abby Selby and Mark Kleist with its three annual business community and service awards for 2022 on Thursday night.

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The Grand Haven Farmers Market opens for the season Saturday, May 7, under the green canopy at the intersection of Harbor Drive and First Street.

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SPRING LAKE — When Prabhjeet and Navpreet Gill packed up and moved from Southern California to open Beach Party Liquor Store in Grand Haven, they admitted it was a process that started from the ground up.

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SPRING LAKE TWP. — The Tri-Cities Puentes Initiative’s first LEADeres Lakeshore class graduated during a ceremony at the Spring Lake Country Club on March 31.

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CLARKSDALE, Miss. — For two years, Naomi King, an Australian native who owns Levon’s Bar and Grill in Clarksdale, Mississippi, pivoted her business model in more ways than one. The coronavirus pandemic forced her and her husband, Jonathan King, to cut the staff by half, reduce hours of opera…

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SPRING LAKE — Providing gear to the “everyday” angler is the intention of a new bait shop that recently opened in Spring Lake.

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Soaring gas prices have heightened the anxiety levels of Ottawa County’s farmers, just as they start firing up their equipment to get ready for the planting season.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The owners of Highway to Haven Family Campground, formerly known as Campers Paradise, are currently revamping the entire 9-acre parcel toward an expected grand opening during the first weekend in May.

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WINDSOR, Ontario — The busiest U.S.-Canada border crossing reopened late Sunday after protests against COVID-19 restrictions closed it for almost a week, while Canadian officials held back from a crackdown on a larger protest in the capital, Ottawa.

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While some may be divided on how they feel about the day of love, local business owners and workers in the Tri-Cities are excitedly gearing up for Valentine’s Day — one of their busiest holidays of the year.

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.

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When it comes to things that make consumers anxious, the threat of higher prices is edging out the fear of losing a paycheck.

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Developers, local officials and many others gathered at the former Fruitport Golf Club’s event center late Thursday morning for a groundbreaking on the Harmony Lake development.

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NASHVILLE — Moo-ville Creamery, the Nashville, Michigan-based dairy company with three locations across mid-Michigan, makes some of the best chocolate ice cream in the United States, according to the North American Ice Cream Association.

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FRUITPORT TWP. — David Gawlik learned to make Polish sausage at the knees of his father and grandparents, who emigrated to the United States from Poland.

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HOLLAND TWP. — Javier Valdez isn’t the reason a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is finally opening in the Holland area, but from the messages he receives, you’d think he was.

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Trying to find gifts this year could be more difficult than it has been in the past. Some local retailers said various goods are in short supply or are almost impossible to find.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers are expected to usher in the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season Friday with bigger crowds than last year in a closer step toward normalcy. But the fallout from the pandemic continues to weigh on businesses and shoppers' minds.