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Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Thursday Vote!

Celebrate Made In Michigan Products and Cast Your Thursday Vote!

Join us in celebrating Michigan products with the Made in Michigan Bracket Challenge. Click HERE to download the bracket.

Each day we'll have four matchups, one from each bracket, as we go through some of our great Made in Michigan products. If you don't know a product, you may want to search the products name in the search bar on the top of the page and check out a past Made in Michigan feature story that aired earlier.

Also, check our WZZM13 Facebook page starting March 25th for ways that you can win some Made in Michigan merchandise.

A new poll will be posted each day.

Sign Of Spring - West Lake Drive-In Open!

Sign Of Spring - West Lake Drive-In Open!

Despite our cold temperatures, summer must be creeping closer. One sign is that West Lake Drive-In is now open.  It is an American-style food Drive-in located at 9138 Portage Road on West Lake in Portage. Until warmer weather arrives, it will only be open Thursday-Friday 11 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

And, if you want to spend a lot of time there, West Lake Drive-In is still hiring and looking for cooks. If you have previous experience as a cook/short order/prep cook, call (269) 327 -9580. 

Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection

March 2 - May 26, 2013

Kalamazoo, MI - The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts celebrates African American artists with a new exhibition, Reflections: African American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection.

Reflections tells a highly personal s

Bells Brewing Co. and Other Michigan Beers Invade Chicago

Bells Brewing Co. and Other Michigan Beers Invade Chicago

West Michigan breweries such as Founders Brewing Co., Bells Brewing Co. and New Holland Brewing Co. made their presence felt in the Windy City.

Upcoming Career and Job Fairs In Kalamazoo

Upcoming Career and Job Fairs In Kalamazoo

Information provided by Michigan Works!

Job seekers: Are you ready for the upcoming career/job fairs?

Michigan WORKS! offers assistance

Job seekers: Are you ready for the upcoming job fairs scheduled for the Kalamazoo region? They include March 20 at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, April 11 at Glen Oaks Community College, one for Veterans also on April 11 at the Augusta National Guard Armory, the Battle Creek Regional Job Fair on April 12 at McCamley Place in Battle Creek, and a job fair just for high school junior and seniors on April 18 at WMU. In addition, Michigan WORKS! offers many mini job fairs at their Service Centers where individual employers are featured as the Employer of the Day.

West Michigan Company Named On List of Tech Elite 250

West Michigan Company Named On List of Tech Elite 250

Trivalent Group, one of Michigan’s largest technology firms announced it has been named to CRN’s third annual list of the Tech Elite 250. Companies on the 2013 Tech Elite 250 list represent an elite group of IT solution providers that have invested in the training and education needed to earn the most advanced technical certifications in the IT Channel for data center or cloud. Traivalent is based in Grandville, with offices in Kalamazoo, Mt. Pleasant, and Battle Creek.

“Our team is honored to be recognized among this list of distinguished IT solutions providers,” said Trivalent Group CEO Larry Andrus. “Receiving this honor for the third consecutive year shows our continued commitment to the technology needs of our customers.”

Two Grand Rapids companies appear on Fortune 100's list of Best Companies to Work For

Two Grand Rapids companies appear on Fortune 100's list of Best Companies to Work For

Both Plante Moran and Stryker rank on Fortune 100's list of Best Companies to Work For.

According to an excerpt from the article:

Accounting firm Plante Moran, which is headquartered in Southfield and has an office in Grand Rapids North, ranks No. 25, while Kalamazoo based medical equipment manufacturer Stryker ranks No. 61.