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.

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6:21 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Interim City Manager Named in Battle Creek

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Susan Bedsole's appointment comes as the city looks to fill several vacancies
City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama was absent as commissioners named his interim replacement on Tuesday. None of the commissioners commented as they unanimously voted to approve Tsuchiyama's separation agreement. Along with some residents who spoke during the regular meeting, they voiced their support for Community Services Director Susan Bedsole, appointing her interim city manager.
7:12 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Kalamazoo City Commission Approves Dog Ban From City Golf Course

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Dogs are also banned from city-owned Woods Lake Park
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission on Monday voted to approve a proposal to ban dogs from city-owned Milham Park Golf Course. The ordinance amendment prohibits dogs on the golf course, which is popular for cross-country skiers in the winter and golfers in the summer.
6:30 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Battle Creek Commission to Vote on Separation Agreement With City Manager Tuesday

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Ken Tsuchiyama is stepping down after 28 years with city. Susan Bedsole will be named interim city manager
Tuesday's Battle Creek commission meeting will be the last for Ken Tsuchiyama, who will step down as city manager at the end of this week. City commissioners will vote during their regular meeting on a separation agreement for Tsuchiyama and whether to name Community Services Director Susan Bedsole as interim city manager.
6:26 am
Tue February 18, 2014

Battle Creek Leaders Critical of Kellogg Moving Jobs to Grand Rapids

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Kellogg CEO John Bryant has said company remains committed to Battle Creek.
Dr. Joe Schwarz on Monday lambasted the Kellogg Co. for its handling of a plan to create a regional business services center in the Grand Rapids area employing 300 to 600 people, some of whom now work in Battle Creek.
Environmental Justice
9:13 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

Activist Seeks Environmental Justice for Minorities and Poor

Kalamazoo protesters calling for clean up of Allied Paper Landfill - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Peggy Shepard

The founder and executive director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice based in New York will speak this week at Western Michigan University. 

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