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Editorial Roundup: Michigan

May. 20, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

Detroit News. May 18, 2024. Editorial: Lawmakers seek to buy silence of Beydoun critics Lawmakers are hoping to mitigate some of the outrage over a $20 million grant awarded to Democratic crony Fay Beydoun by throwing good money after bad. It’s a very questionable...

UFP Industries: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 30, 2024 08:06 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — UFP Industries, Inc. (UFPI) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $120.8 million. The Grand Rapids, Michigan-based company said it had profit of $1.96 per share. The results topped Wall Street...

Independent Bank: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 25, 2024 08:18 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Independent Bank Corp. (IBCP) on Thursday reported net income of $16 million in its first quarter. The bank, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, said it had earnings of 76 cents per share. The bank holding company...

An appeals court dismisses charges against a Michigan election worker who downloaded a voter list

Apr. 19, 2024 12:52 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — An appeals court dismissed charges against a Michigan election worker who put a USB flash drive into an electronic poll book and downloaded the names of voters at the close of a primary election in 2022. The court's conclusion: James Holkeboer's conduct...

Mercantile Bank: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 16, 2024 05:16 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Mercantile Bank Corp. (MBWM) on Tuesday reported net income of $21.6 million in its first quarter. The Grand Rapids, Michigan-based bank said it had earnings of $1.34 per share. The holding company for...

What we know: Trump uses death of Michigan woman to stoke fears over immigration

Apr. 03, 2024 19:07 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — During campaign events in Michigan and Wisconsin on Tuesday, Donald Trump used the recent death of a Grand Rapids woman killed by a man who immigration officials say entered the country illegally to amplify his inflammatory rhetoric on the campaign trail accusing...

Michigan AP Division 2 basketball Player of the Year: Durral Brooks of Grand Rapids Catholic Central

Mar. 27, 2024 18:03 PM EDT

The 2024 Michigan Associated Press Division 2 All-State basketball team, which was selected by a panel of 15 sports writers: ___ PLAYER OF THE YEAR Durral Brooks, Grand Rapids Catholic Central ___ ALL-STATE Durral Brooks,...

Body of woman with gunshot wounds found on highway in Grand Rapids

Mar. 23, 2024 09:51 AM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A woman's body with gunshot wounds was found on a busy highway that runs through Grand Rapids, police said. The southbound lanes of U.S. 131 were closed for several hours Friday night and Saturday morning while troopers investigated the death, state...

Steelcase: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Mar. 20, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Steelcase Inc. (SCS) on Wednesday reported earnings of $21.3 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Grand Rapids, Michigan-based company said it had net income of 18 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring...

Michigan appeals court stands by ruling that ex-officer should be tried for murder

Mar. 07, 2024 21:34 PM EST

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Court of Appeals denied a request Thursday to reconsider its earlier opinion stating that a former Grand Rapids police officer should stand trial for murder in the 2022 killing of a Black motorist. The court ruled 2-1 on Jan. 25 that it...