SW Michigan

7:35 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Plenty of suggestions for improving Kalamazoo County Fair

Lead in text: 
2013 fair was scaled back in part because of debt
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Rodeos, local high school band competitions, home brewing demonstrations and comedians. Those were just some of the suggestions made during a public planning workshop Tuesday hosted by the Kalamazoo County Fair Council at the expo center.
7:20 am
Wed November 27, 2013

YWCA of Kalamazoo names new CEO

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Officials say Grace Lubwama brings experience in public health, organizational leadership and community development
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Grace Lubwama has been named chief executive officer of the YWCA of Kalamazoo. Lubwama, a Los Angeles, Calif., resident, will begin working in Kalamazoo in February. Lubwama will replace Jenny Shoub, who left the YWCA in September 2012 to take the CEO job at the YWCA of Greater Baton Rouge.
6:31 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Study to explore local income tax for Marshall

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Feasibility study should take about six months
MARSHALL - A study that will look into the impact of implementing a local income tax in the city of Marshall has moved forward as officials seek ways to make up for declines in revenue.
6:19 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Men's basketball Western Michigan 99 Oakland 88

Lead in text: 
Broncos will host Cornell Friday night
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMZOO, MI -- Western Michigan University men's basketball team had to weather a first half in which Oakland drained its first eight three-point shots and outscored the Broncos 16-0 off the bench. Weather it WMU did. Western Michigan (4-2) defeated Oakland (0-7) 99-88 Tuesday night in front of the 2,228 fans that made their way to WMU's University Arena.
6:15 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Football: Northern Illinois 33 Western Michigan 14

Lead in text: 
Broncos finished the season 1-11
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DEKALB, Ill. -- Jordan Lynch rushed for a career-best 321 yards and led Northern Illinois to a 33-14 win over visiting Western Michigan University Tuesday in DeKalb, Ill. Lynch carried the ball 27 times with three going for touchdowns. He also completed five of 17 passes for 39 yards and a touchdown.

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