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Benton Harbor | Leisa Thompson
Water plays a big part in this city in the southwestern corner of Michigan. Benton Harbor boasts a river and a Great Lake. The river offers not only a backdrop for recreational boating and fishing, but also for businesses growing along the waterfront. Jean Klock Park is the perfect spot to sit with a bag lunch and enjoy the view. Tourists come for the water sports and stay to check out the area's fruits and vegetables. Manufacturers like Whirlpool Corp. call it home.
What I've learned during Michigan's fight on home foreclosure
Thursday, May 02, 2013
MSHDA is partnering with the state’s religious leaders and faith communities to help homeowners avoid foreclosure with a program that addresses each homeowner’s unique situation.
Dreaming of owning a Michigan home?
Second Wave Staff
Thursday, March 07, 2013
With low mortgage rates and many houses to choose from, there’s never been a better time for state residents to buy their own home.
Thanks for listening, Michigan!
Second Wave Staff
Thursday, February 07, 2013
People across the state have helped "the Prosperity Agenda" radio show on Detroit news/talk 760 WJR win international acclaim.
Remembering the Top 10 stories of 2012
Thursday, January 10, 2013
What do bitcoins, roses, and Tim Fischell have in common? They were the subjects of the top three most read Southwest Michigan's Second Wave stories in 2012. To find out what stories round out the top 10, read on.
Big blue food truck serves up local, organic food across Southwest Michigan
Thursday, November 29, 2012
For 26-year-old Bridgett Blough food is something she loves to share. Recipes she's crafted herself from local, organic sources are what she shares from her food truck that went on the road this year. Kathy Jennings traveled to St. Joseph to talk to Blough.
A vacuum, a bucket, and Becky Kliss
Thursday, September 27, 2012
When your business is cleaning you quickly learn a lot about trash. Becky Kliss has turned that knowledge into a business that helps other businesses find their green spot. Zinta Aistars has the story.
Introducing: A Second Round by Jeremy Martin
Thursday, July 19, 2012
How many lists have you seen lately that say Southwest Michigan is the place to be for craft beer? We've lost count. Now to give industry the respect it deserves we've asked Jeremy Martin to keep tabs on it and keep our readers informed of the latest beer news throughout the region.
The city as a startup: Talent, capital and culture required
Thursday, July 12, 2012
What do successful cities and startups have in common? Here are a few ideas. Let's think this through.
Building Pure Michigan places begins with celebrating great places
Thursday, June 14, 2012
The goal of the MIplace™ Sweepstakes is to inspire individuals, communities and organizations to develop even more Michigan great places.
Michigan communities are dancing to a new beat
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Our state is blessed with Pure Michigan "placemaking" success stories -- from beautiful Campus Martius Square in Detroit to the chic cafes and boutiques in Grand Rapids to the Upper Peninsula splendor of Presque Isle Park in Marquette.
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