Community Development

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A Special Destination: Austin Brothers Beer Co.


Development News “I hope we've done something that the community can really be proud to have and really come in and enjoy it. It's something unique to this town,” says Evan Monroe, owner of Useless Creatures Brewing Co. in downtown Three Rivers.

2022 trends in remote employment


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Community leaders gather to share small town entrepreneurial ideas


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Alma Aspires: A small town showcases its successes


Partner Content The Traverse City roundtable was the last stop on URC’s Hidden Health Threats tour
Feature Story Muskegon County Airport (MKG) will offer 36 nonstop, round-trip flights per week to Chicago O’Hare International Airport through Southern Airways Express starting Oct. 1. (Nenyedi/WikiMedia Commons)

More flights to Chicago coming to Muskegon County Airport


Feature Story Port Huron residents Tyler Moldovan and Alexandra Hand packing up to move to their new home.
Development News View from across the river and below the Poseyville Road Bridge

Riverfront Restoration Project underway


Longform Farmer Craig Schaaf, of Golden Rule Farm, has led farming workshops at Grow Benzie for a decade.

Grow Benzie: Rooted in community


Development News “This is an unprecedented, one-time funding wave that allows us to direct vital resources toward a decades-long backlog of repair and maintenance needs,” says DNR Director Dan Eichinger.
Development News “Pickleball is a great sport that is bringing generations together to play and improve their health and well-being,” says MEDC Executive Vice President of Economic Development Incentives Michele Wildman.