Total employment rose by 13,000 over the month

Biggest growth is expected in information services

Mammoth Incorporated will close Holland Township plant in September

More people looking for work helped cause slight increase in jobless rate


The company that makes Rubbermaid kitchen utensils and Sharpie marker pens is coming to Kalamazoo. Newell-Rubbermaid says its new design and test center at Western Michigan University’s Business Technology Research Park will employ 100 people.