Study says Grand Rapids offers nation's 'most balanced lifestyle'

February 15, 2018

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Never mind the time you spent shoveling snow this weekend. West Michigan offers the best balance of affordable housing, shopping, commuting times and health, according to a survey by, a personal finance website.

Laker Line receives federal funding, will offer more efficient travel between campuses

February 13, 2018

Grand Valley State University students and bus riders traveling between Allendale and Grand Rapids will have enhanced transportation options now that the Laker Line initiative has received federal funding.

GVSU economist: 2018 off to a good start

February 6, 2018

The West Michigan economy is starting off on a positive note, according to a Grand Valley State University expert.

Downtown champion John Canepa dies

January 29, 2018

John Canepa, the former president and CEO of Old Kent Bank and a co-founder of Grand Action, has died at 87.

Grand Valley State University and Winshuttle bring automation to SAP ERP higher education

January 26, 2018

Winshuttle is pleased to announce its software will soon be introduced in college classrooms at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan to strengthen students� knowledge of SAP S/4HANA systems configuration and testing.

GVSU economist predicts local growth for 2018; shallow recession in 2019

January 17, 2018

Paul Isely, professor of economics and associate dean in the Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University, unveiled his annual benchmark survey of the regional economy and predictions for 2018 at an event January 17.

West Michigan companies shine in Newsweek's 'Green Rankings'

January 2, 2018

Several companies in the region have received national and global recognition by Newsweek for their environmentally friendly practices.

Co-working space opens on West Side

December 15, 2017

A new co-working space for entrepreneurs in the construction, real estate and design industries is open on the West Side.

Grand Rapids considers new parking garage downtown

December 11, 2017

In response to continued parking pressures, the city will discuss converting a surface lot downtown into a parking garage.

ROAD CLOSED: Mt Vernon Ave at Fulton St

December 11, 2017

Tentative Study Schedule Closure Installation: December 16, 2017 Study Period: December 16, 2017 - March 2018

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