REGIONAL NEWS

Economic eye on 2020: Strong manufacturing employment, higher pay

Greg Chandler

Staff Writer

The economic picture for Barry County in next year appears to show continued strong manufacturing employment

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Affordable housing at heart of debate during council meeting

Editor

A proposed change in a subsection of the city's housing code to no longer require full basements for

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WWII milestone mission woven into Hastings' family history

Robert Lambert of Hastings enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1942 and served on the destroyer escort Pillsbury.  (Photo provided

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Destroyer escorts critical during WWII

The following information from James Tolsma of Hastings, a retired electronics technician in the U.S. Navy from 1959 to 1963

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Michigan stores do their part to protect youth from dangers of tobacco

Retailers meet federal requirements 19 years in a row

 

State officials say they are pleased with the effort to keep tobacco

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Amazon warehouse opening delayed

The 850,000-square-foot Amazon warehouse won't be opening this fall, as had been planned, a company spokesman said. (File photo)

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Lawmakers want to expand tax break before it's created any jobs

Bridge Magazine

 

Debate is intensifying over plans to expand a $200 million tax incentive program for big businesses that proponents

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A year after legalization, Michigan months away from retail sales

Bridge Magazine

 

Retail sales of recreational marijuana may still be months away and confined to select communities, even though Michigan

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