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Seven School districts are Set to Develop Partnership Agreements Alongside the Michigan Department of Education

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is working to set and maintain a consistent standard for districts across the state through Partnership Agreements. This partnership model works to support struggling school districts by providing them access to avenues of support to create strategic plans for improvement. Seven districts were identified for Partnership District discussions based […]

The Re-renaissance of Lansing

Thirty years ago, Lansing was a very different place. Or was it? Sure, the buildings may have had different tenants and the city’s future plans may have included different names then they do now, but a common thread that has pulled the community together for over 30 years is the spirit to build, create and […]


They say it takes a village to raise a child. Dawn-Marie Joseph believes this to be true, so true in fact she built the village herself. With eight businesses going strong, five kids, five grandkids and a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Joseph has been able to build successful companies that provide jobs, services and products to […]


You don’t become the Greater Lansing Business of the Year by accident. It takes strategic planning, consistent growth and dedicated employees to break the mold in business and to set a new standard for the industry. Luckily, Dewpoint has all of those things and more, making this standup and stand out company a force to […]

Maner Costerisan Merges with Vantage Business Solutions

Maner Costerisan, a full-service public accounting and business advisory firm, announced today that Vantage Business Solutions, a Microsoft Business Solutions consultancy with locations in Perrysburg, Ohio and Northville, Mich., is now a part of the Lansing-based firm. Vantage Business Solutions brings more than 25 years of combined experience with Microsoft Business Solutions products including Microsoft […]

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