West Michigan Works! celebrates National Women in Construction Week with hiring event and employment resources

West Michigan Works! celebrates National Women in Construction Week with hiring event and employment resources

GRAND RAPIDS – March 3, 2020 – In celebration of National Women in Construction Week, March 7-13, 2021, West Michigan Works! will host a virtual construction hiring event on March 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Job seekers can register for 15-minute phone conversations with construction employers with immediate openings. Event registration is open […]

MCC Ranked 19th Best Community College in U.S., Nursing Program Tops List

MCC Ranked 19th Best Community College in U.S., Nursing Program Tops List

Muskegon Community College has been ranked as the 19th best community college in the U.S., and the best choice nationally for community college nursing programs by Intelligent.com. A trusted resource for online degree rankings and higher education planning, the Seattle-based Intelligent.com recently announced its Top 50 Community Colleges for 2021. This list focuses on community […]

New Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has advice for Texas – and for the oil industry

New Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm has advice for Texas – and for the oil industry

By Will Englund Jennifer Granholm, who was confirmed as secretary of energy by the Senate on Thursday, takes over a department with a $35 billion budget for an administration that has enthusiastically promoted the further development of clean energy. Even as the Senate vote was tallied, state legislators in Texas were holding hearings on the […]

Stuck at home, Michigan turns to alcohol amid COVID: Sales jump 20 percent

Stuck at home, Michigan turns to alcohol amid COVID: Sales jump 20 percent

Alcohol sales in Michigan surged 20 percent last year, as residents took to drinking while cloistered at home during the coronavirus pandemic, state records show. In a year in which little was normal and stress was plentiful, alcohol may have offered solace from thousands of illnesses, more than 15,400 statewide deaths and restrictions that forced […]

Trump — Once and Future King?

Trump — Once and Future King?

By Patrick Buchanan “I don’t know if he’ll run in 2024 or not. But if he does, I’m pretty sure he will win the nomination.” So says Mitt Romney, the sole Republican senator to have voted twice to convict President Donald J. Trump of impeachable acts. But is it possible Trump could win the nomination […]

Black Inventors Are Often Overlooked In American History

Black Inventors Are Often Overlooked In American History

By Ken Blackwell Each year, Black History Month allows us to reflect on so many great Black Americans who’ve contributed to the success of our nation. We reflect on the contributions of many well-known and not so well-known Black Americans. As we come to the end of another Black History Month, it’s critical that we […]

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