Lock Closure Could Impede Ship Traffic

Aug 3, 2015

"Mechanical problems have shut one of the two main locks at Sault Ste. Marie capable of handling commercial ships on the Great Lakes." (Detroit News)

Hazardous Plant Found in Calhoun County

Aug 3, 2015

"If you’re planning on walking through the west Michigan wilderness, you might want to pack your Roundup. The Calhoun County Public Health Department has found the dangerous giant hogweed plant near Battle Creek and is urging people to be careful." (Detroit Free Press)

"KALAMAZOO, MI - A memorial service for former Kalamazoo City Commission member and community volunteer Edward G. Gordon Jr. is set for Sept. 25 in Kalamazoo. Gordon died Wednesday July 29 in Kalamazoo." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette

"KALAMAZOO, MI - Two Western Michigan University students have won another award for their low-cost ventilator for premature infants in developing countries. Stephen John and Joseph Barnett, designers of the NeoVent, were named the U.S. National Winners of the 2015 James Dyson Award, which drew more than 690 designs worldwide." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Kellogg Co. and union leaders have agreed to a new contract, avoiding any closure of the Battle Creek-based company's four U.S. cereal plants" (Battle Creek Enquirer)