"Assistant city manager Ernesto Reyes has left his post at Battle Creek City Hall after some six months on the job. Reyes, who oversaw operations as liaison between departments and City Manager Rebecca Fleury, submitted his resignation at the end of his probationary period after determining "the position was not a good fit," according to a Tuesday news release from the city." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

The City released this statement Tuesday afternoon:

"KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI - Three Kalamazoo township trustees will take a pay cut after a new manager is hired to take over some of their responsibilities. The township manager is a new board-appointed position being created to oversee the day-day-operation of the township policies." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan Republicans have not given up on efforts to keep Democrat Melissa Gilbert on the November ballot despite her wishes and those of her party. 

"Mayors of Great Lakes cities in the United States and Canada are objecting to the Great Lakes governors' approval in June of the City of Waukesha's request for a Lake Michigan water supply, the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative said Monday." (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)