Independent Bank Corp. got off to what President and CEO Brad Kessel called a “solid start” in 2019 with slightly higher earnings.

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Independent Bank Corp. this week reported net income of $9.9 million, or 41 cents per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2018. 

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The spring acquisition of TCSB Bancorp Inc. in Traverse City, combined with strong loan growth, drove earnings higher for Independent Bank Corp. in the third quarter.

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Strong loan growth, the recent acquisition of Traverse City State Bank, and a lower tax rate drove Independent Bank Corp.’s earnings significantly higher in the second quarter.

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Despite strong business optimism and continued economic expansion, bankers say they still see their West Michigan business clients taking a cautious approach to debt.

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A lower federal corporate tax rate contributed to higher earnings for West Michigan community banks that reported quarterly results this week.

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HUDSONVILLE — After assembling a team of veteran commercial lenders, West Michigan Community Bank is putting more focus on growing in the greater Grand Rapids area.

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Independent Bank Corp. would extend its presence in northwestern Lower Peninsula with the proposed acquisition of TCSB Bancorp Inc. in Traverse City.

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Strong loan growth drove Independent Bank Corp. to higher earnings for the third quarter.

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In his 28 years in practice, attorney Jeff Ott has worked on almost 70 transactions, nearly a dozen of which involved Chemical Financial Corp.’s acquisitions of other banks.

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