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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.

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Stan’s Tacos reopened its new Grand Haven location on Wednesday, more than two months after the restaurant’s abbreviated opening.

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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.

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SPRING LAKE — So many companies nationwide adapted their business models over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Michael Boice, a pharmacy technician at the Grand Haven D&W store, is one of the first recipients of the SpartanNash Circle of Excellence Award.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BENTON HARBOR — Milanowski & Englert, a Grand Haven-based professional services firm, was recently acquired by Abonmarche.

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The Village of Spring Lake’s Social District opened Friday, allowing customers to consume alcoholic beverages while strolling around a specified downtown area.

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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.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — The name for the Health Pointe medical center in Grand Haven Township has been changed to Spectrum Health Grand Haven Center.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Over the past year, local restaurants have become accustomed to making changes on the fly in response to the state’s orders in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.

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The preliminary unemployment rates for February were released recently by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget.

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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.

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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.

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Puzzles offer the satisfaction of seeing a thousand tiny individual pieces come together to form a single masterpiece.

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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.