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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8:53 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commissioners approve $137,000 salary for new city manager

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Jim Ritsema will take over for Ken Collard who is retiring
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission on Monday approved a contract for incoming city manager Jim Ritsema, who is set to start on Nov. 11. Under the contract, Ritsema's base salary will be $137,000, and will stay at that level until the 2016 budget is prepared.
Kellogg Foundation
7:17 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Kellogg Foundation hires new CEO, promotes from within

LaJune Montgomery Tabron
Credit W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation says executive vice president and treasurer LaJune Montgomery Tabron will become CEO next year. 

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7:10 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Mackinac Center files unfair labor relations complaint against teachers' union

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Conservative groups says MEA refused to honor requests to opt out of union
LANSING -- The Michigan Education Association is the target of multiple unfair labor practices complaints filed Monday by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy on behalf of eight teachers who allege they were not allowed to withdraw from the union.
1:14 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Leyland steps down as Tigers' manager

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Leyland manager Detroit for eight seasons, made the playoffs four times
DETROIT -- Jim Leyland is done managing in the major leagues. Leyland, 68, officially announced his retirement at a press conference late Monday morning at Comerica Park after telling his team the news Saturday night following its Game 6 loss to the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series.
12:56 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commission to consider contract for new city manager Monday night

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Contract includes base salary on $137,000 a year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission will consider approving an employment contract with incoming city manager Jim Ritsema tonight. Ritsema will leave his post as assistant city manager in Battle Creek and start as Kalamazoo city manager on Nov. 11.

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