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.


Citizen Scientists
7:22 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

WSW: Encore Magazine Profiles Citizen Scientists

Lindsey Parkinson, an intern at the Kalamazoo Nature Center, releases a blue jay, after it was banded last fall
Credit Encore Magazine/Erik Holladay

WestSouthwest with Tiffany Fitzgerald

Writer Tiffany Fitzgerald examined some of the work being done by "citizen scientists" in Southwest Michigan. 

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6:59 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

State House Approves Supplemental Budget, Changes Made to Senate Plan

Lead in text: 
House bill has more money for roads, but other funding removed
LANSING, MI -- Michigan's Republican-led House on Tuesday approved a supplemental budget bill that would scale back Senate-approved spending but add money for road repairs and infrastructure construction projects. The Senate is unlikely to sign off on the changes, meaning the legislation will head to conference committee, where six lawmakers hand-selected by leadership from each chamber will attempt to iron out differences later this week.
6:56 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Albion City Manager Fired

Lead in text: 
Dan Bishop had been Albion City Manager since 2012
ALBION - Dan Bishop, Albion city manager for less than two years, has been fired. City council members voted 5-2 Monday night to terminate Bishop's employment after holding a closed-door session "regarding a complaint against the city manager," according to a news release from the city of Albion.
12:41 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Cost of Living Increases Are Possible Sticking Point in Negotiations over Detroit Pensions

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Detroit Emergency Manager Kevynn Orr is hoping for a quick settlement with retired city workers
A proposed freeze in cost-of-living increases is emerging as a major sticking point, as city retirees resume negotiations with Detroit today for the first time since it released its debt-cutting plan last month.
12:25 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

Vicksburg Water Customers Urge to Keep Water Running

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Kalamazoo and Portage have also asked water customers to keep a stream of water going to prevent pipes from freezing
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - Vicksburg Acting Village Manager Ken Schippers has been knocking on wood a lot lately. Thanks to the cooperation of the village residents and some luck, the steady stream of frozen water pipes has stopped - for now.