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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8:35 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Signatures collected move Saugatuck, Douglas closer to consolidation vote

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Signatures are due with State Boundary Commission on February 19th to call election on merging the two cities
Saugatuck and Douglas residents circulating petitions for a vote on the merger of the two communities have collected more than 250 signatures so far, according to the anti-consolidation group Citizens for Independent and Cooperative Communities. They need about 90 signatures. The group plans to circulate the petitions until at least Jan.
Winter Weather
8:01 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Winter Weather Advisory

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for most of Southwest Michigan in effect until 5:00 Monday morning. A wintery mix of frozen precipitation may make driving hazardous overnight.

7:52 pm
Mon January 21, 2013

Portage Administrator at center of superintendent controversy starts job with Muskegon charter school

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Patricia Koeze was recently identified as having been in a relationship with Superintendent Ric Perry. That led to Perry resigning "under protest" last week.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Patricia Koeze started Jan. 14 as superintendent of a Muskegon charter school, but that's news to school officials at Portage Public Schools, where Koeze remains on the payroll as human resources director. Koeze was hired by the management company of Waypoint Academy in Muskegon to be the school's superintendent, said Jim Fisher, president of the Waypoint board.
7:56 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Snyder hopes for quick action on Blue Cross bills

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Questions raised over premiums for seniors and competition among insurers.
Lansing - Gov. Rick Snyder wants the Legislature to quickly pass Blue Cross Blue Shield reforms, but some critics are demanding a second look that might delay passage and keep the Blues from offering low-cost insurance under the federal health care act. The Legislature approved a two-bill package in late December.
7:44 am
Mon January 21, 2013

Speaker urges Kalamazoo audience to continue Martin Luther King's dream

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Reverend Kenneth Flowers of the Greater New Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in Detroit spoke Sunday in Kalamazoo
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Martin Luther's King Dream seems to be alive and well in Kalamazoo. Those in attendance at the 27th annual Northside Ministerial Alliance's Martin Luther King Celebration certainly don't doubt that. More than 400 people packed Chenery Auditorium in Kalamazoo on Sunday afternoon for the event, which was given the tagline: "Seeding the Dream and Keeping Hope Alive."

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