The Ledger
Providing a Different Account of West Michigan Business

The Ledger
  • West Michigan & The Hardware Store ? Take a Walk Down the Aisle
    Maybe you only visit your small local one, or perhaps you prefer the big box one, whichever type of hardware store you choose you’d be able to find an interesting array of West Michigan made products. With West Michigan’s manufacturing … Continue reading

  • Hung
    Confession time, I have way too many saved bookmarks on my internet browser.  Occasionally I go through and try to purge any links that no longer work or that I don’t find interesting anymore.  Now every time I did this … Continue reading

  • Gone But Not Forgotten Part 3
    Well enough of the history lesson, lets focus on the present.  Right now West Michigan area has a small amount of minor league teams: Grand Rapids – West Michigan Whitecaps – Baseball – Grand Rapids Griffins – Hockey Muskegon – … Continue reading

  • Gone But Not Forgotten ? Part 2
    History and background on former professional hockey and soccer teams in West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Kalamazoo. The story mentions the Muskegon Reds, Muskegon Zephyrs, Muskegon Mohawks, Muskegon Lumberjacks, Muskegon Fury, Grand Rapids Rockets, Grand Rapids Blades, Grand Rapids Owls, and Grand Rapids Grizzlies. Continue reading

  • Gone But Not Forgotten ? Defunct Sports Teams of West Michigan ? Part 1
    Story focuses on former professional basketball, football and baseball teams in West Michigan, Grand Rapids, Muskegon, and Holland. Some of the teams mentioned are Holland Oilers, Grand Rapids Tackers, Grand Rapids Mackers, West Michigan Mayhem, Grand Rapids Hoops, Holland Blast, Grand Rapids Flight, Grand Rapids Jets, Grand Rapids Black Sox, Grand Rapids Chicks, Holland Internationals, Holland Wooden Shoes, Holland Flying Dutchmen, Holland Hurricanes, and Grand Rapids Crush. Continue reading