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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7:15 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Pokagons Elect New Tribal Council Chairman

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John Warren served as council treasurer since 2011
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
DOWAGIAC, MI - John P. Warren has been elected Tribal Council chairman of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians. The seven-year veteran of the tribal council was elevated during a special election on Jan. 25, and sworn into office on Saturday (Feb. 8). He fills leadership posts vacated by Matt Wesaw, who retired in October.
6:47 am
Tue February 11, 2014

Kellogg Community College Makes Changes in Foundation Leadership

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KCC President says the change reflects a desire to move in a "better direction"
Kellogg Community College has put the executive director of the KCC Foundation on administrative leave as the college seeks a new direction, and two foundation board members have resigned. KCC President Dennis Bona said late Monday he put Ginger Cutsinger, who has led the foundation for eight years, on administrative leave.
7:11 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Defends Officers Involved in Fatal Shooting

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The shooting is still under investigation, but Chief Jeff Hadley says it appears the officers "acted valiantly"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- When Kalamazoo police arrived at his apartment Friday, Brad Mason made his intention clear to his girlfriend. "The police are here for me. They are going to have to kill me," Mason said to her, according to Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley.
7:07 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

WMU Police Seeking Suspect in Waldo Library Assault

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Officer who took report was told similar attacks may have occurred, but public safety department has not received any reports of similar assaults
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Western Michigan University's Department of Public Safety is seeking a suspect who allegedly assaulted a female student in Waldo Library. "The incident itself occurred a week ago on Monday, Feb. 3," said Cheryl Roland, executive director of university relations.
6:55 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Portage City Manager Maurice Evans to Retire

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Evans' last day on the job will be April 1st
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Portage City Manager Maurice Evans will retire in April after eight years leading the city, Mayor Pete Strazdas said in a press release late Monday afternoon. Evans, 62, started working for the city in 2005, after working as Marshall city manager from 1992 to 2005 and in Three Rivers from 1988 to 1992.

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