SW Michigan

11:54 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Monday's Kalamazoo City Commission meeting cancelled

Lead in text: 
Agenda included city's 2014 budget
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Tonight's Kalamazoo City Commission meeting has been canceled due to the extreme weather conditions, City Manager Jim Ritsema has said. City commissioners were expected to meet at 7 p.m. at Kalamazoo City Hall
11:14 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Ministry with Community open for storm relief

Lead in text: 
Shelters in Kalamazoo area have seen influx due to cold weather
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- While many places have closed due to Sunday's winter storm, Ministry with Community in Kalamazoo remains open Monday. Ministry with Community's daytime shelter and resource center at 440 N. Church St. will be open until 5:30 p.m. for anyone needing relief from the storm.
11:01 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Schools closed Tuesday

Lead in text: 
Forecast calls for extreme cold Tuesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Students and teachers in Kalamazoo Public Schools will have their winter break extended by a second day. KPS will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 7, because of the weather, and employees do not need to report to work, KPS officials announced this morning. The district announced Sunday that Monday classes would be canceled.
7:46 am
Mon January 6, 2014

St. Joseph County issues travel ban

Lead in text: 
Drivers can receive a citation if driving for non-emergency purposes
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
What is the best advice about driving in these snowy conditions, according to police in Southwest Michigan? Don't. Dispatchers across Southwest Michigan say drivers should stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. Many schools and government office buildings are closed Monday due to a big winter storm that hit the area Sunday.
6:43 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Bronson Healthcare closing several locations, limiting service on Monday

Lead in text: 
Bronson suggests anyone with an appointment Monday to call ahead
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Bronson Healthcare is closing several of its locations and will limit services on Monday due to the the extreme winter weather. "In the interest of Bronson's patients, staff and providers, several Bronson locations will be closed or have limited services available in Calhoun, Kalamazoo and Van Buren counties," said Bronson spokeswoman Maggie Bullard-Marshall in a statement to news media.

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