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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7:43 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Demolition of Old Portage Schools Administration Building to begin in May

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The proposed cost for the demolition will be $450,000. It will be paid for with money from the 2007 bond construction fund and district's building and site sinking fund
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - The old Portage Public Schools Administration Building will have a date with the wrecking ball sometime beginning in May. Shuttered for the past year, the 1922 building that has served as a school, offices and administration building will be demolished to make way for a mostly green space area.
7:36 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Battle Creek Ordered to Pay $81,000 for Uncompensated Overtime

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The city had to pay about $73,000 to firefighters last year.
The city of Battle Creek will pay an additional $81,000 in unpaid overtime after an audit from the U.S. Department of Labor found more violations of federal wage laws. The city will issue $80,592.81 in payments to 265 current and former employees by the end of next week following the Labor Department's investigation that looked into the city departments' overtime payments between Oct.
7:15 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Pokagons Elect New Tribal Council Chairman

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John Warren served as council treasurer since 2011
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - John P. Warren has been elected Tribal Council chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. The seven-year veteran of the tribal council was elevated during a special election on Jan. 25, and sworn into office on Saturday (Feb. 8). He fills leadership posts vacated by Matt Wesaw, who retired in October.
6:47 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Kellogg Community College Makes Changes in Foundation Leadership

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KCC President says the change reflects a desire to move in a "better direction"
Kellogg Community College has put the executive director of the KCC Foundation on administrative leave as the college seeks a new direction, and two foundation board members have resigned. KCC President Dennis Bona said late Monday he put Ginger Cutsinger, who has led the foundation for eight years, on administrative leave.
7:11 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Defends Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

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The shooting is still under investigation, but Chief Jeff Hadley says it appears the officers "acted valiantly"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- When Kalamazoo police arrived at his apartment Friday, Brad Mason made his intention clear to his girlfriend. "The police are here for me. They are going to have to kill me," Mason said to her, according to Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley.

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