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.


6:25 am
Wed October 16, 2013

Battle Creek to hire outside counsel in case over back wages

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Current and former firefighters filed suit earlier this month
Battle Creek will hire outside counsel to help defend itself in a lawsuit stemming from alleged improper overtime pay for firefighters. City commissioners voted 8-1 at their regular meeting Tuesday to hire the services of Varnum, a law firm with offices in Detroit and Grand Rapids, after 65 former and current firefighters sued the city claiming it violated the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Michigan Minimum Wage Law of 1964 and contract law.
Saugatuck-Douglas consolidation
9:11 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

WestSouthwest: Should Saugatuck and Douglas merge?

Saugatuck and Douglas
Credit Erin Wilkinson

Interview with Eric Lupher

In November voters in Saugatuck and Douglas will decide whether the two towns should consolidate into one. 

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7:15 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Dune removal nearly complete at Holland State Park

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Operation by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers not effected by federal government shutdown
Crews are getting close to completing the leveling of sand dunes along the channel at Holland State Park on Tuesday, Oct. 15. Work began Sept. 30 with the removal of trees and dune grass. The mature trees were ground into chips to be used in natural areas and the dune grass was harvested so it can be transplanted.
7:10 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Both sides confident after Supreme Court oral arguments over affirmative action

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Both sides say diversity is important
WASHINGTON D.C. -- Attorneys from both sides of the Scheutte v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action case projected confidence as they emerged from the Supreme Court building early Tuesday afternoon. The court heard one hour of arguments in the case, which will decide whether Proposition 2 - a constitutional amendment outlawing race-based affirmative action passed by Michigan voters in 2006 - is unconstitutional.
6:58 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Battle Creek Community Action denies claims in former CEO's lawsuit

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Nancy Macfarlane claims she was fired after complaining about the chairman of the agency's board
Community Action and its board chairman, Terry Langston, have denied all of the allegations its ousted CEO made in a recent lawsuit and said she isn't entitled to any money.