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The Small Business Association of Michigan wants to find a route to further improve the state’s entrepreneurial climate.

Ada-based River Valley Credit Union has begun construction of a new office building and branch in Ada, according to a statement.

North Ottawa Community Health System and Mercy Health plan to work together under a new strategic alliance that executives say holds benefits for both health systems.

Pro-Temp Inc., a commercial HVAC and refrigeration service firm, was acquired by Holland-based Kroger Enterprises Inc., according to a statement.

Lake Michigan Credit Union in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo-based Consumers Credit Union ranked among the 50 best-performing credit unions in the U.S. for 2015.

A joint venture between Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital expects to begin construction this spring on a $50 million medical campus in the Grand Haven area.

Aluminum manufacturer Tubelite Inc. announced today the completion of a 33,000-square-foot expansion project at its corporate headquarters in Walker.

The Sparta-based parent company of ChoiceOne Bank announced this morning that CEO James Bosserd plans to retire.

The associate dean of the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University has accepted a new position in Florida.

Grand Rapids-based Barfly Ventures LLC today confirmed reports from earlier this week that it would open a HopCat location in Chicago.

A $50 million medical facility that Spectrum Health and Holland Hospital planned to develop in the Grand Haven area has drawn objections from community officials.

Rua Associates LLC announced yesterday a new joint venture with The Midland Group, a Fort Wayne, Ind.-based business advisory firm.

The plan to streamline the delivery of entrepreneurial support services in the West Michigan area has taken another step forward.

President and CEO of Michigan Blood, Bill Rietscha, announced his retirement today.

An affiliate of a New York City-based investment firm has acquired a hotel in Lansing.

Lake Michigan Insurance Agency of Grand Rapids has added to its geographic service area with the acquisition of Traverse City-based Bonner Insurance Agency Inc.

Americhem Group, a manufacturer of color and additive plastic compounds for the polymer industry, announced its acquisition of Grand Rapids-based Vi-Chem Corp. today.

Phoenix, Ariz.-based Knight Transportation Inc. announced plans today to open its first Michigan branch at 555 Fourth St. NW in Grand Rapids.

Electronics manufacturer Firstronic LLC is planning to increase capacity at its Grand Rapids facility with the help of a $200,000 performance-based grant.

While revenues declined slightly in the fourth quarter, Steelcase Inc. benefited from a tax restructuring and the partial sale of an investment to drive earnings.

Brian Ryks, executive director of the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA), has accepted a new job as the executive director and CEO of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP).

LANSING — Neogen Corp. reported record sales and earnings for the third quarter of the 2016 fiscal year.

A Grand Rapids provider of physical therapy plans to open a new clinic in Arena Place, a forthcoming mixed-use development downtown.

Spartan Motors Inc. plans to build a new manufacturing plant at its campus in Charlotte, Mich.

Andy J. Egan Co. has acquired Flint-based construction technology and digital modeling firm 3D Imaging Services LLC, according to a statement.

Walker-based Meijer Inc. appears to be continuing its northwest expansion.

A Canadian logistics firm plans to expand into Zeeland Township.

Atlanta-based staffing firm Insight Global plans to become a tenant in the mixed-use Arena Place project when the facility opens later this year.

Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) will be on the hunt for a new president in 2017 as its current president, Steve Ender prepares for retirement.

While Robert Haveman served as a trusted financial executive for the former Holland-based auto supplier Prince Corp., he appears to have made poor choices when it came to his own personal finances.

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