Sehvilla Mann

Local Government/Education Reporter

Sehvilla Mann joined WMUK’s news team in January 2014 as a reporter on the local government and education beats. Before that she covered a variety of topics, including environmental issues, for Bloomington, Indiana NPR and PBS affiliates WFIU and WTIU. She’s also written and produced stories for the Pacifica Network and WYSO Public Radio in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Sehvilla holds a B.A. in French from Earlham College and an M.A. in journalism from Indiana University.

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The race for the Kalamazoo County Treasurer’s office has not been quiet this year.

Kalamazoo County has decided not to build a new health department building on a City of Kalamazoo brownfield. 

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Every four years, Kalamazoo elects a County Clerk and Register of Deeds. The longtime incumbent says he runs things smoothly, but the challenger says he could do better.  

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A crowded field is seeking two seats on the Kalamazoo School Board. Four incumbents and one challenger are running for four seats on the Portage School Board. 

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Portage Public Schools Board of Education Vice President Terri Novaria has been a trustee since 2014. She explains why she would like to keep serving on the the PPS Board.