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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12:17 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Major Renovations Planned for Battle Creek's C.O. Brown Stadium and Bailey Park

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The city of Battle Creek has agreed to spend approximately $2-million on improvements to the complex
For nearly a quarter century, C.O. Brown Stadium has provided baseball players and fans with a place to indulge in America's pastime. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer, those fans and players will get to experience the ballpark like never before, thanks to some capital improvements planned for the stadium and the Bailey Park Sports Complex.
12:11 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Cold and Snow Can't Keep Runners Away from Portage Winter Blast

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Race organizers credit Portage with clearing snow off the race course
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - It was a chilly 10 degrees outside Sunday when runners took off at 8 a.m. for the second annual Portage Winter Blast Half Marathon and 5K, but that didn't discourage participants from helping to shatter last year's registration numbers.
11:48 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Battle Creek Area MEAP Test Results Show Math Up, Reading Scores Mixed

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Test was given to third through eighth grade students in the fall
All four school districts in Battle Creek saw their math scores go up on this fall's state tests for elementary and middle school students, but reading scores were more mixed. See the statewide Fall 2013 Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) Results.
11:45 am
Fri February 28, 2014

MEAP Test Results Show Reading and Math Scores Up in Kalamazoo Area Districts

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Scores were not as strong for writing and science
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Considering the Michigan Educational Assessment Program exams administered in October involved testing in seven grades and five subjects, it's hard to make sweeping conclusions about the results released Friday morning. Students in grades 3-8 were tested in math and reading, plus writing in grades 4 and 7, science in grades 5 and 8, and social studies in grades 6 and 9.
11:15 am
Fri February 28, 2014

Gull Lake to Put School Millage Request Back on Ballot in May

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As of Friday morning no one has requested a recount of Tuesday's election result. The request has to come from a citizen, not the district
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
RICHLAND, MI - A Gull Lake Community Schools' millage proposal that was rejected by a slim margin Tuesday will appear again on the May 6 ballot. The 0.65-mill tax increase was defeated Tuesday with total votes of 1,029 against and 1,024 in favor with just more than 50 percent of votes cast.

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