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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6:17 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Public safety tax increase approved in Pennfield

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Similar proposal was rejected in May
Pennfield Township residents approved an increase to their public safety millage Tuesday. Nine hundred sixty-six residents supported the increase while484 opposed it. The vote totals Tuesday night were unofficial. The tax hike was originally proposed to voters in May, but was rejected by 24 votes in an election that saw a low voter turnout.
6:14 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Saint Joseph ISD voters reject tax proposal

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Proposal would have allowed districts to levy higher tax rate
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
A Headlee override on the St. Joseph ISD's 2.75-mill special education levy failed by an unofficial tally of 1,018 votes in favor to 1,150 against. In Van Buren County, a nonhomestead tax was renewed for Lawrence schools, while Hartford Township voters renewed road and fire taxes.
9:10 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

Kalamazoo County Board commits $650,000 for new animal shelter

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County will also contribute $200,000 a year throughout 20 year lease
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The effort for Kalamazoo County and the Kalamazoo Humane Society to partner on a new animal care and resource center received new life today with a financial commitment from the county. The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a two-year memorandum of understanding designed to outline its financial commitment to finding a new animal shelter.
9:56 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commissioner says Douglass Community Association trying to raise $100,000 in month

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Community forum scheduled for August 19th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- A grassroots campaign has started to help the Douglass Community Association raise $100,000 in 30 days as the organization faces a funding deadline, Kalamazoo City Commissioner Stephanie Moore said. Moore said a grassroots campaign has started with an effort to raise $100,000 to help the organization "bridge a funding gap."
7:10 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Texas Township man gets probation ordered to pay restitution for storing toxic barrels on property

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More than 500 barrels were found on Donald Haugen's property in 2008 after a pole barn fire
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- He'€™ll spend no time in jail, but a Texas Township man who stored hundreds of barrels of toxic substances on his property was ordered Monday to serve five years of probation and to pay $2.7 million in restitution for the chemical cleanup that came following a 2008 pole-barn fire.

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