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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4:32 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Amtrak upgrades around state designed to boost riders

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Track improvements between Kalamazoo and Dearborn among projects around Michigan
'Train 365 westbound, now arriving.' The announcer’s voice stopped soft chatter outside East Lansing’s Amtrak station as the Friday morning train pulled up to the platform. Passengers destined for a long weekend in Chicago, or points in between, rolled their luggage to the open coach doors. Conductors in dress uniform waved them aboard. Within 10 minutes, the train was moving again, en route to Battle Creek.
4:17 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Debate over removing Ceresco Dam

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Department of Natural Resources and Enbridge want dam removed. Community opposes.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
CERESCO, MI -- The Michigan Department of Natural Resources would like the Kalamazoo River to return to a free-flowing state. Enbridge, the Canadian pipeline company that leaked a million gallons of crude oil into Talmadge Creek and the Kalamazoo River in July 2010, would like to complete the conditions of its mandatory river clean-up.
4:05 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Economic recovery continues in northern Indiana

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But growth still slow along border with Michigan
The Elkhart economy has been growing faster than almost any other area of the nation since the Great Recession reached its trough in 2009, but the county still hasn't rebounded to the point where it was before the downturn started in 2007.
Water protection
11:41 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek among communities receiving grants to protect water supply systems

Kalamazoo River - file photo
Credit WMUK

The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality has approved wellhead protection grants for 45 communities in the state. 

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11:04 am
Fri October 4, 2013

Some Battle Creek officials object to speed limit increase

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Traffic study resulted in five mile per hour increase on some stretches of Columbia Avenue.
Sgt. Brad Palmer stared at the radar gun Thursday morning as traffic flowed by on Columbia Avenue. "53," is all he said, switching on red and blue lights on his patrol car and pulling from the drive to chase the speeding dark SUV.

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