SW Michigan

7:48 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Expansion of Bell's facility approved in Comstock Township

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Bell's will increase capacity at brewing facility
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Construction on the expansion of Bell's Brewery is expected to begin this July after the project received unanimous approval from The Comstock Township Zoning Board of Appeals at a public hearing Tuesday, June 11.
7:27 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Harbor towns anxious to begin dredging

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Three dredging projects have been completed, 11 are underway and another 45 are planning stages
Russell Dzuba is in a race against time this summer. Call it the race before the race. As harbormaster for the lakeside town of Leland, he is struggling to get his marina ready to host boaters next month during the 105th Race to Mackinac.
WMU tuition
6:33 am
Wed June 12, 2013

WMU board to set tuition rates Wednesday

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Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees will set tuition during their regular meeting on Wednesday. 

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6:18 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Albion School Board approves deal to send high school students to Marshall

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Albion High School will close after this school year. Marshall approved the agreement in May
ALBION - After another marathon discussion, the Albion Board of Education on Tuesday made official its earlier decision to send Albion high schoolers to Marshall. The board voted 6-0, with Trustee Vivian Davis absent and newly appointed Trustee Kevin Metz casting his first vote, to approve an agreement with Marshall Public Schools that cements the Albion board's May 14 decision to send its high schoolers to Marshall.
9:50 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Starr Commonwealth suspends work in Battle Creek as part of reorganization

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Albion-based treatment system to expand in other areas
Starr Commonwealth, an expansive, Albion-based treatment system for needy kids and families, will shut down a number of Battle Creek-based services as it grows in other areas to "ready for the next century," officials said Tuesday. Starr's Battle Creek building at 155 Garfield Ave.