SW Michigan

6:36 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Kellogg Community College raises tuition 5.5%

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Board also voted to increase fees student services, technology and Internet
The Kellogg Community College board voted Wednesday to increase tuition by $5 per credit hour for in-district students while setting in motion dramatic tuition increases for students in health programs. By 2015, students in nursing and other health-related programs will pay $179.25 per credit hour.
6:32 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Women's basketball: UIC 71 Western Michigan 61

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Broncos are 3-6 on the season, will host Oakland University on Sunday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mich.- Red hot UIC (7-2) rattled off its seventh win in a row, defeating Western Michigan, 71-61, Wednesday at University Arena. It was the Broncos' first game after a two-week break and sophomore Miracle Woods returned to the floor after missing the last five games with injury.
6:21 am
Thu December 19, 2013

Men's basketball: Drake 71 Western Michigan 68

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Broncos are 5-5 this season and will host Prairie View A&M on Saturday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Western Michigan University men's basketball coach Steve Hawkins said Wednesday night he wished the Broncos had a game to play Thursday. WMU dropped its third consecutive game with a 71-68 loss at Drake in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday and Hawkins sounded less than pleased during his postgame radio interview.
8:41 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Almena Township supervisor resigns

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Doug Stiles was first elected in 2004
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALMENA TOWNSHIP, MI - Doug Stiles, longtime supervisor of Almena Township, has resigned from his position, citing a lack of board support. "I don't really know what happened other than the fact that several people can't talk to you unless you have an audience," Stiles, 70, said Wednesday.
8:36 pm
Wed December 18, 2013

Michigan unemployment rate drops slightly in November

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But total employment fell by 7,000
LANSING - Michigan's jobless rate inched down to 8.8 percent in November, after remaining at 9 percent since August. It's the first monthly drop in the state unemployment rate since April, according to the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget. But total employment actually fell by 7,000 over the month while the number of unemployed dropped by 10,000.

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