SW Michigan

7:43 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Veterans Day events in Southwest Michigan

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Several events planned today to honor those who have served
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Veterans Day will be observed in several Kalamazoo area communities on Monday, Nov. 11.
6:55 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Slow growth continues for industrial economy in Kalamazoo

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Brian Long says part of problem may a lack of qualified applicants for some jobs
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The industrial economy in Kalamazoo continues to grow slowly, a local economist says. "That's pretty much the case for Kalamazoo and West Michigan as well," said Brian Long, who is director of Supply Chain Management Research at Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids but is based in Kalamazoo.
6:33 am
Mon November 11, 2013

Hockey: WMU ties Northern Michigan 2-2

Lead in text: 
Broncos will play at Denver Friday and Saturday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - For the second night in a row, the Western Michigan University hockey team could not protect a two-goal lead. The Broncos held a two-goal lead in the second period of Sunday's non-conference series finale against Northern Michigan, but the Wildcats rallied to play to a 2-2 tie in front of an announced attendance of 2,246 at Lawson Arena.
9:39 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Ottawa County agencies prepare to help with cuts in food assistance

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Cuts in Supplemental Nutrition Aid Program (SNAP) benefits will be felt soon
Four times each year, Ottawa County Community Action Agency coordinates a federal government surplus food giveaway to low-income families.
9:31 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

WMU wins MAC women's soccer tournament

Lead in text: 
Broncos earn automatic berth in NCAA tournament
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Ali Russo said it wasn't until her teammates starting running towards her and the crowd starting cheering that she knew what happened. Russo, a Kalamazoo Central High School graduate, scored Western Michigan University's winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Ball State in the women's soccer Mid-American Conference Tournament championship game Sunday at Eastern Michigan's Scicluna Field in Ypsilanti.

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