Small-business loans went to private-equity-backed chains and members of Congress

Small-business loans went to private-equity-backed chains and members of Congress

by Jonathan O’Connell, Aaron Gregg, Steven Rich, Anu Narayanswamy and Peter Whoriskey WASHINGTON – Data released Monday by the Small Business Administration shows that businesses owned by members of Congress and a law practice that represented President Donald Trump were among the hundreds of thousands of firms that received aid from the agency. As part […]

Muskegon to host Social Equity Workshop

Muskegon to host Social Equity Workshop

Muskegon – The Marijuana Regulatory Agency (MRA) announced the participants in two stakeholder workgroups to discuss and provide suggestions regarding the Social Equity Program. The first workgroup will take place in Detroit on February 5, 2020 from 10:00am – 1:00 p.m. The second workgroup will take place in Muskegon on February 12, 2020 from 11:00am […]

Wayne’s Deli Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Wayne’s Deli Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Muskegon – Wayne’s Deli is celebrating 60 years of business. A Muskegon County staple since 1958, visitors to Wayne’s can enjoy a full-service, old-fashioned style deli counter (home to the original “Gimmick” sandwich), a large selection of Michigan wines, fresh roasted coffee, local craft beer, and much more. They even offer catering services and a […]

MCC Series Looks at ‘Economic Injustice: The Empowerment Experiment’ on Sept. 19

MCC Series Looks at ‘Economic Injustice: The Empowerment Experiment’ on Sept. 19

The popular “…And Justice for All” series at Muskegon Community College resumes on Tuesday, Sept. 19, with a discussion of “Economic Injustice: The Empowerment Experiment” by Margarita “Maggie” Anderson, the CEO and founder of the Illinois-based Empowerment Experiment Foundation and author of Our Black Year. Community members are encouraged to attend the free event, which runs […]

Nutritional products good for health and business

Nutritional products good for health and business

By John R. Hall Muskegon – Regular exercise and a healthy diet are keys to a healthy lifestyle. Bob Dingman found out that there is another ingredient to the healthy equation: high-quality nutritional supplements. So he made a business decision to become a representative/distributor of Reliv supplements. The decision was actually pretty easy. “I heard […]

Richard and Ann Kraft Donate Record $300,000 for MCC’s Entrepreneurial ‘Fab Lab’

Richard and Ann Kraft Donate Record $300,000 for MCC’s Entrepreneurial ‘Fab Lab’

Muskegon – An MCC Distinguished Alumnus and his wife, Richard H and Ann U. Kraft, have donated $300,000 to the Foundation for Muskegon Community College (FMCC) to support a key component of the college’s Rooks|Sarnicola Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies in downtown Muskegon. The gift, which is the largest single non-corporate gift to MCC, was formally […]

Genetic testing company signs on with Muskegon Innovation Hub

Genetic testing company signs on with Muskegon Innovation Hub

Tribune Newswire MUSKEGON — The Muskegon Innovation Hub at Grand Valley State University has added a new client to its business incubator program. The client is an innovative genetic testing company called GenPass, which uses advanced DNA testing to provide property and lake managers with a recommended treatment plan for getting rid of invasive water […]

Acme Bedding Company Manufacturing & Selling Beds Since 1946

Acme Bedding Company Manufacturing & Selling Beds Since 1946

Acme Bedding Company Manufacturing & Selling Beds Since 1946 By TOM KENDRA Muskegon County –The “Buy Local” sentiment seems to be gaining popularity in the Muskegon area these days, but that trend goes beyond fruits and vegetables at the downtown Farmer’s Market or movies at Lakeside’s Harbor Theater. Muskegon residents even have the option of […]