Houghton OKs settlement with Walmart over civil suit

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HOUGHTON — Houghton’s battle with Walmart over taxes is nearing an end. The Houghton City Council Wednesday approved a settlement agreement with Walmart regarding the city’s civil suit in U.S. District Court. The settlement lays out the terms of a new service agreement with Walmart ...

Owner taking Swift Hardware forward


HOUGHTON — As construction workers move around the basement of Swift Hardware preparing it for its next leap, owner Marilyn Swift stands in her father’s old downstairs office, reflecting on how far she and the company have come. Swift became the first female owner in the store’s ...