"KALAMAZOO, MI — Monsignor William J. Fitzgerald, the priest affectionately known as "Father Fitz," died Tuesday. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine Cathedral at 11 a.m. Friday, July 17. Fitzgerald was 84." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, MI – The Oshtemo Township Board of Trustees largely put the issue of starting its own police department to bed during a more than three-hour meeting Tuesday, with members electing instead to resume negotiations with the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's office to continue to provide the township's law enforcement needs." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"MEQUON, WI – Nick Yarnall (Pittsburgh) launched a grand slam in the third inning, and that was all the offense Cole Schaefer (Costal Carolina) and the bullpen needed as the Kalamazoo Growlers topped the Lakeshore Chinooks 4-2 on Tuesday night at Kapco Park."

"Battle Creek, Mich. – The Battle Creek Bombers struggled offensively Tuesday night, recording just one run and five hits in a 4-1 series-opening loss to the La Crosse Loggers." (Bombers' website)

The Fontana Summer Festival continues tonight with a performance by the award-winning Aeolus Quartet, the graduate quartet-in-residence of The Juilliard School in New York City.