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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6:12 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.
7:49 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Audit Shows Benton Harbor Budget in the Black

Surplus allowed city to pay off deficit from beginning of fiscal year
BENTON HARBOR - The city of Benton Harbor officially has no deficit and is on the road to recovery. That was the message given Monday by Stephen Blann, an auditor with Rehmann Robson in Grand Rapids, on the city's audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
7:35 am
Tue December 16, 2014

Portage Schools Facilities Committee Recommends New Schools, Improvements

School board is expected to consider the proposals over the next two to three months
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - The Portage Public Schools facilities master plan steering committee recommends two new middle schools to replace North and Central, converting West Middle to early childhood uses, four new elementary buildings to replace five current schools and a swimming pool and a stadium at each of the two high schools.

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