As one bank merger affecting the West Michigan marketplace focuses on integration, another much smaller deal heads toward shareholder votes next month.

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GRAND RAPIDS — Independent Bank Corp. recorded higher net income for the second quarter with double-digit loan growth.

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GRAND RAPIDS — The pending acquisition of TCSB Bancorp Inc. gives Independent Bank Corp. a position in an attractive banking market in Northwestern Michigan.

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John Donnelly considers Independent Bank Corp.’s proposed $63.1 million deal to buy Traverse City-based TCSB Bancorp Inc. as indicative of the bank mergers likely to occur in Michigan next year.

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