Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Morning Edition anchor, Gordon Evans is also an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.


6:16 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Group Says $7.5-Million Raised for Saugatuck Dunes

Lead in text: 
Decision on state grant is expected in December
SAUGATUCK TOWNSHIP, MI -- As much as $7.5 million has been secured in private donations if the state Department of Natural Resources makes a commitment to buy Lake Michigan dune property, DNR officials say.
6:08 am
Thu October 23, 2014

Lawsuit Accuses WMU of Restricting Free Speech, Preventing Speaker from Appearing on Campus

Lead in text: 
WMU spokeswoman calls lawsuit "surprising"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - A student group is taking Western Michigan University to court for policies it contends are unconstitutional and serve to restrict free speech on campus. The 26-page action was filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids by the Kalamazoo Peace Center and the organization's co-directors, Jessica Clark and Nola Wiersma.
8:27 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Third Congressional District Candidates Debate in Battle Creek

Lead in text: 
Candidates discuss taxes, immigration, foreign policy and more at Burnham Brook Center
As U.S. Rep. Justin Amash pushed his commitment to transparency and the Constitution, his Democratic challenger Bob Goodrich said the congressman's narrow focus on procedure has ignored the consequences. And, to likely no one's surprise, the candidates for the 3rd Congressional District traded opposing views on the role of federal government.
8:17 am
Wed October 22, 2014

National Journal Asks if Congressman Fred Upton is Really in Political Danger

Lead in text: 
No independent polling has been done on race
Voters in Southwest Michigan could be forgiven if they confused Rep. Fred Upton's first TV ad of 2014 with a heart-tugging charity pitch. The spot features a pair of young girls who suffer from spinal muscular atrophy, showing their inspiring efforts to overcome daily challenges and repeating their mantra-"I can and I will."
Wolf Hunting
8:08 am
Wed October 22, 2014

WSW: Wolf Hunting on November Ballot

Wolves on Isle Royale - file photo
Credit J.A. Vucetich and R.O. Peterson

After a wide range of  ballot issues in 2012, voters in Michigan will decide two questions this year, both of them dealing with wolf hunting. 

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