"KALAMAZOO, MI - Two Western Michigan University pilots competing in the all-women Air Race Classic cross-country flying event won fifth place in the race's collegiate division and 11th place overall." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Eight airports in Michigan to receive federal improvement grants

Groups representing local governments and schools concerned about diversion of funding

The airport's 10,000 foot runway needs to be rehabilitated. Fire services at the Air National Guard Base are about to depart

90% of cost will be covered by a federal grant, another 5% from state funding