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Grand Rapids ranks as No. 3 manufacturing 'boomtown' in US

Grand Rapids ranks as No. 3 manufacturing 'boomtown' in US

The Rust Belt is back. Following 40 years of de-industrialization, the Great Lakes states have begun to rebound with many cities seeing a rise in manufacturing.

Bike sharing launches in Grand Rapids

Bike sharing launches in Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD)  A local company launched a bicycle sharing program in Grand Rapids on Thursday.

Orion nears completion of Phase II of GVSU construction

Orion nears completion of Phase II of GVSU construction

Grand Valley State University students got a chance to tour their new Greek homes this month.

Utility plans $15M training center downtown

Utility plans $15M training center downtown

A utility has received approval to lease land from a university to construct a $15-million corporate training center downtown.

Grand Valley named a 'greenest college'

Grand Valley named a 'greenest college'

Grand Valley State University has been named one of the country's greenest colleges by Best Colleges, an online resource for prospective students.

High school students create start-up ideas in GVSU entrepreneurship summer program

High school students create start-up ideas in GVSU entrepreneurship summer program

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Students from more than a dozen West Michigan high schools are spending a week of their summer vacation learning how to create a start-up company centered on the arts.

Grand Rapids joins big leagues: Ranks 3rd in nation for economic growth

Grand Rapids joins big leagues: Ranks 3rd in nation for economic growth

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Even Birgit Klohs was surprised the Greater Grand Rapids region has one of the best economies in the nation.

EY names Entrepreneur of the Year winners

EY names Entrepreneur of the Year winners

A global award program recognized several West Michigan entrepreneurs during its regional gala in Detroit to celebrate business leaders.

Grand Rapids sees $206M in spending after 'Pure Michigan' ad

Grand Rapids sees $206M in spending after 'Pure Michigan' ad

The numbers are in, and Grand Rapids participation in the statewide Pure Michigan campaign is paying off, to the tune of $206 million in incremental spending last year.

Wolverine Worldwide names CFO

Wolverine Worldwide names CFO

Wolverine Worldwide is undergoing a leadership change following the resignation of one of its top employees.

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