SW Michigan

1:47 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

More than 25,000 Consumers Energy customers still without power in Southwest Michigan

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Some customers may not get power back until Saturday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Consumers Energy officials say Tuesday's sunny weather is proving helpful in their efforts to restore power following a storm Sunday that knocked out electric service to 286,000 customers statewide. As of 11:30 a.m., a little more than 25,400 Consumers customers in Southwest Michigan were without power, according to a news release issued by the company.
12:06 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Calhoun County Commission Chairman to run for state House

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Art Kale is second Republican to launch campaign in 62nd district
Art Kale, chair of the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners, has announced he will seek a seat in the Michigan House. The Republican from Albion said he will run for the 62nd District, currently held by Rep. Kate Segal.
7:29 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Benton Harbor Commission objects to Emergency Manager's deficit plan

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Manager is under no obligation to honor commission's vote
BENTON HARBOR - The Benton Harbor City Commission voted 6-3 Monday to reject the emergency manager's deficit elimination plan, which includes a $2.3 million loan from the state to pay off the city's outstanding debt and to provide the city's budget a little cushion.
7:16 am
Tue November 19, 2013

American Red Cross opens shelter in Cass County for people affected by power outages

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Shelters also open in Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Berrien, Kent and Ionia Counties
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - The American Red Cross of West Michigan has opened a shelter in Cass County for residents affected by widespread power outages from Sunday's strong storms. The shelter, which is located at Dowagiac Armory Headquarters, 700 W. Prairie Ronde St., in Dowagiac, is the sixth shelter the Red Cross has opened since Monday in West Michigan.
7:12 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Women's basketball: Michigan 73 Western Michigan 45

Lead in text: 
Broncos have split their first four games after loss before crowd of 1,522 at University Arena
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mi. - Going up against a Big Ten team is tough enough. Going up against a Big Ten team without a player who averages over 21 points and 7 rebounds makes things even tougher.

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