Category Archives: Business News

Muskegon Community College opens $14.81M downtown center

MUSKEGON, MI – The downtown campus of Muskegon Community College opened its doors for a celebration on Thursday, Jan. 11.


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7 Muskegon events to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s life, legacy

MUSKEGON, MI – Martin Luther King Jr. Day was first celebrated as a federal holiday in 1986. It honors the Baptist minister and social activist who was a key influencer and leader in the American civil rights movement.


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VIDEO: Celebrating the strength and spirit of a rising Muskegon

When Rapid Growth Media first began its On The Ground Muskegon Lakeshore series, there were quite a few people who told us, “we can be our own worst enemy.” They told us that, over the years, Muskegon had grown weary and could feel defeated in the face of unemployment and poverty and pollution and others pointing their fingers at the city and, essentially, saying, “we’re better than you.”


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Muskegon-based car dealer expands to Cadillac with 14th location

MUSKEGON, MI – After a banner year in 2017, Betten Baker is kicking off 2018 with yet another acquisition.


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GRBJ: Detroit students explore Muskegon

MUSKEGON, MICH. – Students from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture studied Muskegon this past semester and proposed their ideas for a downtown building to some city leaders.


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Pink house in downtown Muskegon is transformed into boutique salon

MUSKEGON, MI – The iconic pink house in downtown Muskegon is now a salon.


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College opening $14.8M technology center

A college in the region is officially opening its new $14.81-million technology center next week.


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Muskegon area’s top sports highlights of 2017

Quite a year in Muskegon-area sports, again. As usual, prep football was at the forefront. But basketball, hockey, golf and even some of the so-called “minor” sports were in the mix when it came down to the top highlights for the season. Here’s our list for ranking the top 10.

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From trampolines to tacos, see 11 businesses opening in 2018 in Muskegon

As 2017 comes to a close, there’s already a lot to look forward to in 2018 for those in the Muskegon area.


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Positively Muskegon events planned for January

MUSKEGON, MICH – Andy O’Riley from Positively Muskegon gave us a list of fun events happening in Muskegon in the month of January.  Starting with “Learn to Luge Weekends” at the Muskegon Winter Sports Complex.  Muskegon has one of 4 luge tracks in the entire USA and you’re invited out to try your hand at the Olympic sport.  It’s $49 and it’s open for ages 8-80.  Plenty of instruction, coaches along the track to give you tips and tricks and then they have a medal ceremony at the end of it all.  Reservations are needed in advance and can be made at  Luge not your thing, there is plenty more to do at the Winter Sports complex but visit their site first and make sure weather conditions are favorable.


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Other ways to get involved

Volunteer for the Lakeshore Art Festival

A unique blend of arts, crafts, music, food and fun along the shoreline in historic Downtown Muskegon. More than 300 artists and crafters will be showcased with fine art in the park, crafts, children’s activities and Michigan food market – all wrapped up in a huge downtown street party atmosphere!   Come out and join us on July 6th,  and July 7th, 2018.

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