Independence

Puppets more than child’s play

Timothy Sëlberg and his team at Sëlberg Studios Inc. in Independence Township design, sculp, and produce puppets, "three-dimensional carved mechanized figures," for ventriloquists and collectors all over the world. Read more. 
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Featured Video: Oakland County Michigan Works!

This featured video is an overview of the Oakland County Michigan Works! organization and how they benefit local business, employees, and the community as a whole. Video by Advantage...
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Featured Video: Welcome to the New OakGov.com

The new OakGov.com, designed for you from the ground up to be used wherever you are. Content is presented in 3 simple choices: Our most Popular Links, County Departments...
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Featured Video: What Goes Into 2 Billion Dollars – Emerging Sectors

More than 200 businesses were honored and thanked on June 18 by Oakland County L. Brooks Patterson in recognition of their combined investment in the county's Emerging Sectors® business...

Happy Fourth of July!

From our Oakland County Prosper family to yours, we are wishing you a safe, happy and healthy Fourth of July filled with family, friends and fun! We'll be back...

Oakland County extends global reach to international travelers

International travelers to Detroit Metropolitan Airport can now get Oakland County's economic development and quality of life story in six different languages at the touch of a finger. "This effort...

Oakland County Economic Development Corp. named CEED Partner of the Year

The Oakland County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC) has been named Partner of the Year by the Center for Empowerment and Economic Development (CEED). The award recognizes the organization’s support...

Kruse and Muer to open Independence Twp. location

Bill Kruse, a founding partner of the local restaurant chain Kruse and Muer, long wished to open an eatery in Independence Twp. Originally setting his sights on the building...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation nominees win three statewide Community Service Awards

MRPA (Michigan Recreation and Park Association) has honored Oakland County Parks and Recreation nominees with three Community Service Awards. The awards were given to organizations and individuals and who...

Shop owner aims to improve

Local business owners get together to discuss ways to improve during economic hardships. Excerpt:Jamie Nye, owner of Great Turtle Toys, is one of the 25 business-owner volunteers along Dixie Highway who...