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Community-based biogas, composting model proposed for Muskegon

Grand Rapids environmental entrepreneurs propose to launch a community-based business model in Muskegon to create biogas and compost from organic waste.

Eclectic Grand Haven home décor store emphasizes relaxed coastal lifestyle

The owner of Grand Haven's newest home décor shop hopes to attract customers to the store's eclectic mix of waterfront lifestyle home accessories and furniture from around the globe.

Grand Rapids, California labs will partner on first prenatal cystic fibrosis test

Processing the results of the first-ever prenatal test for cystic fibrosis will soon be the responsibility of a noted Grand Rapids molecular medicine research lab.

Intern Olympics show 150 interns Michigan has jobs, careers for them

About 150 interns from West Michigan companies competed in a special Intern Olympics where corporate leaders invited the young professionals to explore a number of available career paths in Michigan.

Michigan's two largest electric utilities move forward with photovoltaic programs

Michigan's two largest electric utilities have plans to launch solar energy programs to help them achieve the new state mandated renewable energy requirements.

Muskegon restaurateur says new Alaskan cuisine eatery will ride out turbulent economy

A Muskegon restaurant owner says his new Alaska-inspired eatery will weather the current economic downturn and come out on top.

Spring Lake continues quest for cityhood to control tax dollars

Despite opposition from some residents, Spring Lake leaders are taking the next steps to move the village closer toward achieving city status.

Century old Grand Rapids Heartside landmark now 20 urban apartments

After years of poor maintenance followed by abandonment, a renovated Grand Rapids landmark now offers 20 urban apartments on the Avenue for the Arts

Chicago journalist says ArtPrize is making waves in the art world

The upcoming ArtPrize competition has not only put Grand Rapids on the art world's map, it's rocked that world because of the event's predicted global and economic scope.

Holland packaging company logs 500 percent revenue growth, adds 50 jobs

A Holland packaging manufacturer recently exceeded company leaders' expectations when they launched the business two years ago with a prediction of creating 75 jobs.

Holland's S2 Yachts to save jobs with new buoy manufacturing venture

A Holland yacht maker plans to keep its workers employed with the production of new high-tech buoys incorporating technology developed by the University of Michigan.

Longtime Grand Rapids Ford dealer puts faith in manufacturer, buys Grand Haven dealership

Despite recent closings of auto dealerships across the nation, a longtime Grand Rapids Ford dealer purchased a recognized Grand Haven dealership and plans to expand. 

Michigan colleges, universities seek to develop collaborative higher-ed options

Collaborations between higher education institutions need to move forward if Michigan's young talent is to develop the skills needed to land jobs of the future.

New downtown business makes Grand Rapids sights accessible in a fun, new way

For anyone wanting to see Grand Rapids sights and have an adventure getting there, a new transportation option might be just the ticket.

WGVU TV offers expanded prime time programming on two new channels

International television programs, music performances and indie documentaries became available on local channels this week as part of a prime time programming expansion by WGVU TV.
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