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.

About a month after school board members decided to delay a vote on closing elementary schools, Battle Creek Public Schools Superintendent Linda Hicks’ recommendation to shutter LaMora Park and Coburn remains unchanged. The Battle Creek Public Schools board is expected to make a decision Monday on closing elementary schools. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Three employees of The Arc of Calhoun County have been placed on administrative leave. A May 6 statement on behalf of the organization’s board of trustees announced Kim Hommerding, executive director; Loretta Fuller, finance director; and program coordinator Chuck Lamson are on administrative leave for “an unknown amount of time.” The reasoning for the move has not been disclosed by the organization or its board of trustees. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

PORTAGE, MI — The man shot and killed by Kalamazoo-area police Thursday was wanted on a warrant and was considered "possibly violent and armed," Michigan State Police Lt. Dale Hinz said. The man was seen holding a "high-capacity, military-type weapon" while he was the passenger in a vehicle being chased by police, Hinz said. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Drought predictions from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration show Michigan could be facing a dry summer. Experts say lower than average precipitation could develop into a moderate drought in August. (WCMU)

Officials from Canada and Michigan have a name for the new crossing planned between Detroit and Windsor: “The Gordie Howe International Bridge,” after the legendary, former Detroit Red Wings’ hockey player. (WDET)

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