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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6:20 am
Wed December 17, 2014

K-College Men's Basketball Falls to Defiance 60-59

The Hornets play Wisconsin-River Falls on Friday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo College men's basketball team fell at home by one point 60-59 to Defiance on Tuesday night. The Hornets are now 4-4 overall this season and have lost two straight games. Kalamazoo jumped out to a 16-7 lead in the first seven minutes of the game.
6:17 am
Wed December 17, 2014

Battle Creek Commission Rejects Prevailing Wage Exemption

TRMI sought exemption for warehouse expansion
TRMI Inc. must abide by land contract requirements and pay a prevailing wage to workers for its warehouse-expansion project, the Battle Creek City Commission voted Tuesday. Commissioners shot down a resolution that would have granted the exemption to the automotive manufacturer, with only commissioners Mark Behnke and Susan Baldwin voting in favor of the waiver.
6:12 am
Wed December 17, 2014

County Approves $5-Million Bonding Plan For Community Mental Health Facility

Facility will be located in Kalamazoo Valley Community College's new health-focused campus
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County should have a new community mental health facility by the end of 2015 after $5 million bonding plan to fund the building was approved by county commissioners Tuesday night. Kalamazoo County Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will use the funds to construct an 18,000 square-foot facility that would house psychiatric, pharmacy, access, information, referral and adult emergency mental health services.
8:02 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

13 of 28 Workers Suspended from Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital Returning to Work

Criminal complaints are being investigated against some workers and an independent investigation is being conducted
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Thirteen of 28 employees suspended during an investigation into patient abuse allegations at Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospita l are returning to work, the Michigan Department of Community Health announced today. "Although these individuals may have been involved in the issues being investigated, the quality of care being provided to patients can be ensured through appropriate training and supervision," a MDCH press release said.
7:54 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Protester Guilty for Enbridge Pipe Sit-in

Christopher Wahmhoff was protesting construction of a new Enbridge pipeline
A protester who sat in an Enbridge Inc. pipeline for a day in June 2013 could go to jail after his conviction Tuesday. "If I was getting put away for 50 years it would be worth it to me," Christopher Wahmhoff, 36, of Kalamazoo said after a Calhoun County judge found him guilty of trespassing and resisting police.

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