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Townships: Sprawl, Big Boxes May Be Best Bet for Jobs

March 3, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

But expert studies point in opposite direction...

As Coal’s Cost Soars, Lansing Warms to Clean Energy

February 29, 2008 | By Keith Schneider

Big utilities want to tie green mandates, incentives to reducing customer choice...

Two Benzie Townships Making Room for Sprawl

February 27, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Experts say new plan’s vague wording won’t control development...

Grand Vision Workshops Crack the 1,000 Mark

February 14, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Continued high turnout heartens project’s sponsors...

Prosperous Farms, Well-Fed Kids:

February 7, 2008 | By Diane Conners

Conference to share schools’ local-food success secrets...

Feds OK Grand Rapids’ ‘New Start’ Transit Funds

February 4, 2008 | By Andy Guy

A state match would help other Michigan cities, too...

Granholm Touts Clean-Energy Jobs

January 31, 2008 | By Andy Guy

Green experts, entrepreneurs say state policies, silence on coal rush slow her goals...

County’s Secrecy Agreement with Firm Draws Fire

January 24, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Company’s business plan, founder’s past also raise questions...

Can Emmet Think Outside the Box?

January 12, 2008 | By Glenn Puit

Likely Meijer approval raises stakes for county’s Comprehensive Plan...

Grand Vision Kickoff Draws Record Crowd

January 2, 2008 | By Julie Hay

‘Stakeholders’ make their first marks on big maps, region’s future...

Benzie Pushing to Halt Its Crisis

December 12, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

But dispute over who runs planning and zoning continues...

Report Offers Route to Cut Petoskey Traffic

December 7, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

Existing roads, tight zoning, bike paths, transit could solve problem...

‘Build It and They’ll Come’

November 28, 2007 | By Andy Guy

Grand Rapids streetcar study looks for routes to success...

Can Benzie Conquer a Big Divide?

November 9, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

As sprawl heads its way, county hopes summit will boost regional thinking...

Traverse City Candidates Sound Off

October 26, 2007 | By Jim Lively

Commission Hopefuls Respond to Smart Growth Survey...

BATA? You Bet!

October 26, 2007 | By Diane Conners

It makes sense today, and even more sense tomorrow...

‘Very Small Start,’ Very Big Deal

October 22, 2007 | By Andy Guy

Grand Rapids’ application could help state’s federal transit funding...

Study: Local Tax Breaks for Manufacturers Don’t Work

October 9, 2007 | By Keith Schneider

Researchers say strategy should focus on new, not old, economy...

The Grand Vision:

September 26, 2007 | By Jim Dulzo

You’re Invited, Here’s What’s Up!...

Mining Company Lobbied Hard in U.P., Lansing

September 19, 2007 | By Glenn Puit

Opponents say it influences permitting process, lawmakers say ‘Not so’...

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