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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6:34 am
Tue April 30, 2013

New casino opens Tuesday in Dowagiac

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Pokagon Band of Potawatomi opening third Four Winds Casino. Others are in New Buffalo and Hartford
DOWAGIAC - Matt Wesaw, tribal chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi, has a simple answer when people ask him why the tribe decided to open a casino in Dowagiac.
6:22 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Marshall residents file petitions against overlay for Oaklawn Hospital

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Overlay district was set for possible expansion of hospital. Neighborhood residents say they want alternatives explored
MARSHALL - Residents believe they have gathered enough petition signatures to force a referendum on the city's Hospital Campus Overlay District ordinance. Martin Overhiser, president of the Marshall Neighborhood Association, said some 20 registered voters helped collect 998 signatures. Only 543 are required to put the issue on the ballot, possibly in the fall.
9:14 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Portage School Board to reopen superintendent search

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Board members say they will likely have to actively recruit a candidate for the job
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education has agreed to reopen its search for a superintendent through the end of May and will ask its search consultant to "reach out" to potential candidates. "I want to make sure we get this right," board President Bo Snyder said.
9:14 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Portage School Board to reopen superintendent search

Lead in text: 
Board members say they will likely have to actively recruit a candidate for the job
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- The Portage Public Schools Board of Education has agreed to reopen its search for a superintendent through the end of May and will ask its search consultant to "reach out" to potential candidates. "I want to make sure we get this right," board President Bo Snyder said.
7:46 am
Mon April 29, 2013

Battle Creek Parks and Recreation working on next five year plan

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Process includes gathering data and public input to shape goals and objectives
For the next five years, the Battle Creek Parks and Recreation Department hopes to do its part to help residents off the couch and on their feet. "We need to find a better way to leverage our physical assets," said Ted Dearing, the department's business and organizational development manager, "which include (Full Blast) but also all of our parks, and our linear trail system as well, to get people physically active."

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