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Grand Rapids-based law firm Miller, Johnson, Snell & Cummiskey PLC plans to complete the acquisition of Lusk Albertson PLC, a Detroit law firm focused on the education sector, on Aug. 31.
GRAND RAPIDS — Waséyabek Development Co., the non-gaming economic development arm of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi Indians, continues to build out its portfolio of companies with the acquisition of a Muskegon-based manufacturer.
GRAND RAPIDS — A free autonomous shuttle service that launched last year in Grand Rapids but has been sidelined during the COVID-19 pandemic plans to resume service Aug. 31 with added safety precautions.
BRIMLEY — The Bay Mills Indian Community views the marijuana industry as a key way for the tribe to diversify its economy, which has been devastated by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS — Indian Country Media LLC is partnering with MiBiz Inc. to launch a new niche business publication.
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has released $60 million to help disadvantaged students access learning devices, wireless internet, mental health services and other remote learning materials as school districts return with a mix of in-person and virtual instruction.
Michigan leads the nation in the number of employees participating in work sharing, a program that allows partially laid off employees to continue working while still qualifying for a portion of unemployment benefits.
GRAND RAPIDS — A food vendor at Gerald R. Ford International Airport has notified state officials that 84 temporary furloughs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may become permanent layoffs by Oct. 15.
Superintendent Leadriane Roby took the helm at Grand Rapids Public Schools roughly three months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and was immediately thrown into an immersive process with district staff and students’ parents over how exactly the district would function at the start of the 2020-21 school year.