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.

Pages

9:06 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Upton says Palisades Nuclear Power Plant must stay offline until leaking tank is fixed

Lead in text: 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission said 79 gallons of radioactive water leaked into Lake Michigan this week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - U.S Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, called Tuesday for the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant to remain offline until a leak in its tank that apparently led to diluted radioactive water being released into Lake Michigan is permanently repaired.
12:25 pm
Tue May 7, 2013

Binder Park CEO says zookeeper stepped on by giraffe is "doing well"

Lead in text: 
Woman was injured Monday when she lost her footing and fell while helping herd animals into a barn
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BATTLE CREEK, MI -- A "seasoned" zookeeper whose foot was hurt by a giraffe Monday "is doing well" Tuesday, though she is hospitalized, said Diane Thompson, president and CEO of Binder Park Zoo.
9:28 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Portage Public Schools to boost security at entrances to several buidlings

Lead in text: 
Secure entrances will allow exterior doors to be locked down during school hours
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - Portage Public Schools will spend more than $600,000 to build secure entries at nine buildings. The Portage school board Monday approved a $606,100 contract with Frederick Construction of Vicksburg for stepped up building security measures that come in part because of last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut.
7:29 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Kent County Judge rules voter approved decriminalization of marijuana stands

Lead in text: 
Kent County Prosecutor sought to nullify Grand Rapids city charter amendment which he says conflicts with Michigan law
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A Kent County judge today ruled that a voter-approved amendment to decriminalize marijuana was valid. At the same time, Judge Paul Sullivan dismissed Kent County Prosecutor William Forsyth's effort to nullify the charter amendment.
7:24 am
Tue May 7, 2013

Changes proposed for Marshall elementary schools in 2015

Lead in text: 
Superintendent's proposal would put pre-school through first grade students in one elementary building, split second through fifth grades in two others
MARSHALL - Marshall Public Schools would transform its elementary school makeup by 2015 if its Board of Education approves a model recommended Monday by the district superintendent. Currently, Marshall runs three elementary buildings that each educate kids in kindergarten through fifth grade, and houses preschoolers in its Shamrock Center.

Pages