Kent County approves 8M for 30 projects in 'politicized' ARPA vote

Kent County approves $108M for 30 projects in ‘politicized’ ARPA vote

GRAND RAPIDS — The Kent County Board of Commissioners voted to allocate $108 million in federal stimulus funds to 30 local projects as several commissioners described the process as highly politicized. The... Read more »
How To Get A First Job If You Aren't On LinkedIn

How To Get A First Job If You Aren’t On LinkedIn

It’s hard to get hired fresh out of college – doubly so if you graduate from an under-the-radar school or don’t have plugged-in parents. Forbes 30 Under 30 alum Garrett Lord built... Read more »
Michigan State Police To Reopen Traverse City Post

Michigan State Police To Reopen Traverse City Post

Traverse City will once again soon have a full-time Michigan State Police post, with the state’s Fourteenth Street facility set to reopen to the public and have full-time assigned troopers return after... Read more »
Electronics Maker to Bring Nearly 300 Jobs to Michigan with  Million Facility

Electronics Maker to Bring Nearly 300 Jobs to Michigan with $28 Million Facility

Welcome to Thomas Insights — every day, we publish the latest news and analysis to keep our readers up to date on what’s happening in the industry. Sign up here to get... Read more »
Report: Michigan Life Sciences Businesses Grow At Rate Higher Than National Average

Report: Michigan Life Sciences Businesses Grow At Rate Higher Than National Average

ANN ARBOR – Michigan’s biosciences industry statewide grew 22 percent in 2021 to include 2,429 companies. The information is contained in  Biotechnology Innovation Organization tenth biennial report “The U.S. Bioscience Industry: Fostering... Read more »
LMC hosts manufacturing career event | Localnews

LMC hosts manufacturing career event | Localnews

BENTON HARBOR — Lake Michigan College will host manufacturing companies looking for employees and manufacturing job seekers at its Manufacturing Career Night from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, in the Hanson Technology... Read more »
States test an electrifying idea: Roads that can recharge your EV

States test an electrifying idea: Roads that can recharge your EV

By Jenni Bergal for Stateline On two short stretches of road near downtown Detroit, Michigan transportation officials hope to make history. Over the next two years, they plan to embed technology in... Read more »
Michigan's largest indoor water park coming to Bavarian Inn Lodge

Michigan’s largest indoor water park coming to Bavarian Inn Lodge

Michigan’s largest indoor water park is coming to the Bavarian Inn Lodge, part of a German-themed resort in Frankenmuth. The $80 million expansion will add more than 100,000 square feet to the... Read more »
7 Michigan State players charged for postgame fight - Orlando Sentinel

7 Michigan State players charged for postgame fight – Orlando Sentinel

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Seven Michigan State football players were charged in the postgame melee in Michigan Stadium’s tunnel last month, according to a statement Wednesday from the Washtenaw County Prosecutor’s Office.... Read more »
UM tech transfers, innovation metrics down in 2022

UM tech transfers, innovation metrics down in 2022

The year 2022 may not have been a record-setting year for tech transfer efforts at the University of Michigan. Still, officials say they're charging forward to be part of an elite group... Read more »