Prosecutor: No charges against ex-Meijer lawyer
Kent County’s prosecutor won’t issue a perjury charge to a Grand Rapids lawyer stemming from a local official’s lawsuit against retail giant Meijer, Inc.Continued ...
Judge says Meijer's lead attorney lied
The circuit court judge who oversaw all litigation involving Meijer Inc. and Acme Township said the retailer's lead attorney lied under oath.Continued ...
Revised plans submitted for Acme Meijer
Oft-stalled plans for a Meijer store in Acme Township will move ahead again, but there's little chance construction will begin this year.Continued ...
Meijer settles with insurance companies
Meijer Inc. has settled a lawsuit with its insurance companies, a secret deal that ends a court battle that exposed some of the Grand Rapids-based retailer's costly legal payouts to Acme government officials.Continued ...
Supreme Court delays Meijer arguments
Grand Traverse County Prosecutor Alan Schneider will have to wait a bit longer for his day before the Michigan Supreme Court.Continued ...
- Sunday, November 14, 2010
Court ruling in Meijer case may have to wait
The state's highest court may wait until at least January to make a landmark decision on state campaign finance law, a case prompted by Meijer Inc.'s illegal campaign acts in Acme Township.Continued ...
- Prosecutor: Little chance of charge in Meijer case
- Saturday, September 25, 2010
Acme-Meijer settlement amount resealed
Meijer Inc. attorneys quickly moved to reseal a confidential settlement amount they mistakenly left inside a public court file.Continued ...
- Thursday, September 16, 2010
Meijer paid $2 million to Acme Treasurer
Meijer Inc. paid former Acme Township Treasurer Bill Boltres $2 million to settle a 2007 lawsuit, according to documents the retailer filed in 13th Circuit Court.Continued ...
- Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Settlements from Meijer, insurers to remain secret
Confidential settlements between Acme Township officials and Meijer Inc. will remain sealed, but a judge said those details could emerge if a dispute between Meijer and its insurers goes to trial.Continued ...
- Sunday, August 22, 2010
Editorial: Public interest in Meijer suit
The issue: Meijer wants lawsuit put under seal; Our view: Proceedings should be open to the public.Continued ...
- Saturday, August 21, 2010
Meijer expands insurance dispute
Meijer Inc. expanded its insurance dispute over payments to Acme Township officials, suing two more insurance industry giants as third-party defendants days before a judge will decide if case documents should be sealed from public view.Continued ...
- Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Meijer wants lid on case pleadings
Meijer Inc. wants a judge to close the lid on information filtering out about its confidential lawsuit settlements with Acme Township officials.Continued ...
- Sunday, July 11, 2010
Prosecutor faces big guns in Meijer case
Grand Traverse County Prosecutor Alan Schneider finds himself firmly cast in the little guy's role in a case pending before Michigan's Supreme Court.Continued ...
Justice: Meijer case may be 'moot'
The Michigan Supreme Court this month agreed to decide if a county prosecutor has the authority to investigate state campaign finance violations, but the court could declare the entire matter a non-issue.Continued ...
- Wednesday, July 7, 2010
Court to hear appeal in Meijer case
Michigan's Supreme Court will decide whether authority rests with a local prosecutor or the Secretary of State to probe state campaign finance law violations committed by Meijer Inc.Continued ...
- Sunday, May 9, 2010
Coverage of Meijer campaign nets award
The Record-Eagle received national recognition for its continuing coverage of Meijer Inc.'s illegal campaign to undermine Acme Township's elected officials during a zoning dispute.Continued ...
From the Editor: We're giving readers what they expect
A measure of a newspaper's value to its community is the quality of its public service reporting. That's why the recognition last week of our reporter Brian McGillivary for his coverage of Meijer Inc.'s skullduggery in Acme Township is significant to us in the Record-Eagle newsroom.Continued ...
- Sunday, April 25, 2010
Developer's gift to shoreline project on Acme agenda
Acme Township officials will discuss whether it's appropriate to accept gifts from developers who have projects on the table after a developer pledged 100,000 dollars for the township's shoreline preservation project.Continued ...
- Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Meijer moves to reduce Acme store design
A proposed Meijer store in Acme Township will sport a smaller design, possibly similar to a remodeled store in metro Detroit.Continued ...
- Sunday, January 24, 2010
Meijer project in Acme is in limbo
Acme Township representatives and The Village at Grand Traverse developers continue to sort through plans for a Meijer store along M-72, almost six months after the proposal was submitted.Continued ...
- Friday, January 22, 2010
Supreme Court ruling limits Meijer probe
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uncap limits on corporate political contributions won't derail an investigation into Meijer Inc.'s alleged criminal violations of Michigan campaign law.Continued ...
- Thursday, January 21, 2010
12:05 pm: Court ruling won't halt Meijer probe
A U.S. Supreme Court's decision to lift caps on corporate political spending in federal elections could limit -- but not cripple -- a criminal probe in Grand Traverse County.Continued ...
11 am: Court rolls back campaign limits
In a case that may have implications locally on a possible probe into the Meijer-Acme saga, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that corporations may spend as freely as they like to support or oppose candidates for president and Congress.Continued ...
- Wednesday, January 6, 2010
Prosecutor delays Meijer Inc. probe
Grand Traverse County Prosecutor Alan Schneider said Tuesday he believes he wrongly interpreted court rules when he discussed his pending investigation for a story in Tuesday's Record-Eagle.Continued ...
- Prosecutor: No charges against ex-Meijer lawyer