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.

KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency is seeking applications to fill the board vacancy created by the death of board President Jim Harrington, who passed away Tuesday, March 17. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

The number of train-vehicle crashes has spiked in recent years and the blame is being squarely put on one factor: driver error, including distracted driving. Michigan has the 10th highest collision rate in the country with 78 crashes last year: 12 people were killed and 25 were injured, according to recent figures released by the Federal Railroad Administration.

KALAMAZOO, MI - Western Michigan hockey defenseman Kenney Morrison has signed a two-year entry level contract with the Calgary Flames organization, coach Andy Murray confirmed Thursday evening. The 6-foot-3, 208-pound junior from Lloyminster, Alberta finished with 54 points (16 goals, 38 assists) and 151 penalty minutes in 115 games at WMU. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Healthy food remains scarce in Detroit despite the opening of two new grocery stores in as many years, according to a report released Thursday on food access in the state. About 1.8 million Michiganians, including 300,000 children, live in areas with limited access to healthy food, according the Healthy Food Access Campaign Report, which found that many of Michigan’s rural and urban areas lack of enough grocery stores, farmers markets and other fresh food sources. (Detroit News)

BANGOR - Rejecting legal advice, the Bangor City Council has allowed the town's interim manager to hire a temporary worker who is married to a councilman and employed by a councilwoman. The issue of hiring Pat Bator, wife of Councilman Harold Bator, and employee of Councilwoman Lynne Farmer, has been raised by Councilman Dan Fry. (Herald-Palladium)

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