State officials attribute drop to fewer people seeking jobs

Long says unemployment in the Kalamazoo area has dropped one-and-a-half points over the last year.

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A new interactive report calls for a greater investment in Michigan's infrastructure, education arts and environment. 

Mammoth Incorporated will close Holland Township plant in September

Rental support will be provided in exchange for businesses maintaining specific hours and participating in training and mentoring