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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9:52 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Snow causes roof collapse of old paper mill in Otsego, may reduce demolition costs

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Allegan County owns the property and is trying to find a buyer for the old mill site
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
OTSEGO, MI -- An outbuilding at the beleaguered former site of the Rock Tenn paper mill on Helen Avenue has collapsed under the weight of accumulated snow, but no one's complaining. "It may actually reduce the demolition cost for that particular building," said Dan Wedge, executive director of services for Allegan County.
7:49 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Recount Possible for Gull Lake Millage Vote

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One voter can ask for recount. It must be requested within six days and will cost $80
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
RICHLAND, MI - Supporters of a rejected Gull Lake Community Schools' millage proposal for facility upgrades didn't get the result they were hoping for when the vote total became official Tuesday afternoon.
7:43 am
Thu February 27, 2014

New Designs for WMU Dining Hall Leave Woods in Place

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Dining center is part of a proposed redesign of university's living and dining facilities
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Western Michigan University community will choose from among five concepts unveiled Tuesday evening for its new Valley Dining Facility -- but all five will preserve the Goldsworth Valley Woods. The proposed 67,000-square-foot dining facility will feature nine "micro-restaurants," serving everything from comfort food, deli and salad options, Italian, Latin and Asian cuisine and, of course, dessert.
7:27 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Bond Sale Approved for Holland Power Plant

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Largest bond sale in Holland's history approved to pay for natural gas plant
The Holland Board of Public Works will be in debt to the tune of roughly $165 million by this time next month.At a Wednesday joint meeting of the Holland City Council and the BPW Board of Directors, the sale of up to $195 million in bonds was approved unanimously by each entity.Despite the higher figure, BPW General Manager Dave Koster expects that the true amount to be borrowed will be closer to $160-165 million.
7:10 am
Thu February 27, 2014

Michigan House Committee Adds Money for Roads, Strips Other Spending

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Proposed House supplemental budget adds $115-million for road maintenance over Senate proposal
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday added road money to a Senate supplemental bill but stripped out several other priority spending provisions, setting up a legislative showdown likely to play out over the course of the next two weeks.

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