GRAND RAPIDS — Junior Achievement of the Michigan Great Lakes (JAMGL) recently announced that Sandy Jelinski of Lake Michigan Credit Union and Wilbur Lettinga of the Kentland Corp. will be inducted as laureates into the JA West Michigan Business Hall of Fame.
LANSING — Michigan business groups on Monday urged President Joe Biden to reconsider a plan to require most workers to get vaccinated or regularly tested for COVID-19 but said, if it is enacted, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer should ensure related state rules are no stricter.
The D. Baker & Son Lumber Co. has survived plenty of hardships over its 150-year history – two world wars, the Great Depression and the financial crisis in 2008.
It was more than a week ago that President Joe Biden came out with his nationwide vaccination mandate. And, according to Biden’s speech, businesses with more than 100 employees will now have to require workers to get the COVID-19 vaccine or receive weekly testing for the virus.
Store shelves during the holiday shopping season — and yes, we’re talking about Hanukkah and Christmas just days after Labor Day – could prove to be merry but ever so tight.
SPRING LAKE – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused hardship for many in Michigan, closing doors to countless businesses. At the same time, the pandemic has unexpectedly opened a door to a niche business in Spring Lake with more than 70 years of history.
The Village of Spring Lake’s Social District opened Friday, allowing customers to consume alcoholic beverages while strolling around a specified downtown area.
Seeing things from a bird’s-eye view creates an entirely new perspective, one that recent Grand Haven High School graduate Landon VanBeek says unveils unseen territory that bestows exquisiteness to the viewer.
As the summer solstice earlier this week officially kicked off the beginning of the season, it shot invigoration into the events in Northwest Ottawa County.
The local Chamber of Commerce recently held a series of ribbon cuttings to celebrate the openings of several businesses associated with the Epicurean Village in Spring Lake.
As the local housing market continues to sizzle, a ripple effect has carried over to the construction side, making it very expensive to build and improve homes in West Michigan.
Paxton Media Group (which includes the Grand Haven Tribune) recently announced the purchase of Landmark Community Newspapers LLC, a chain of daily and weekly newspapers based in Shelbyville, Kentucky.
Justin Olk, local land specialist for Whitetail Properties, has been recognized by the Realtors Land Institute as one of the nation’s top real estate brokers.
In the spring of 1976, Randy Smith got a big opportunity – Richard Sweet, creator of Marüshka and Randy’s former art teacher, asked him to drive around Michigan and sell the company’s stretched fabric prints.
A multi-million-dollar expansion of an auto sales and service business will be the first test of the M-104 Corridor Improvement Authority.
WEST OLIVE — Ottawa County will waive the entire food license fees for certain local restaurants that had to close over the past year due to the coronavirus pandemic, as well as reduce restaurant license fees for the coming year.
Melissa Slorf says she was nervous but excited about opening a store that showcases not only her work, but also that of others trying to make their way in the home business world.
In the world of antiques, everyone has their own opportunity to create a unique niche and atmosphere in their stores as trends fluctuate through the years.
GHSP, a global provider of mechanical and electromechanical systems and portfolio company of JSJ Corp., recently announced the appointment of Dan Dawiedczyk as its president.
Jill Hutchinson, owner and manager of Buffalo Bob’s in downtown Grand Haven, said there’s no debate in her mind – masks have been the biggest challenge during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A sixth-generation farm girl who was raised on a fruit farm along the ridge in Conklin, Julie Armock spent a lot of time outdoors. Because of that fact, she spent a lot of time washing up.
Construction is underway for the newest location of Consumers Credit Union, a West Michigan-based financial services institution, in Grand Haven.
GRAND RAPIDS — Mortgage interest rates remain at an all-time low. As a result, many people are trying to purchase a home, but the supply of homes is unable to keep up with the increasing demand.