Citizens gathered around the warm glow of television screens to watch the debut of "Battle Creek" Sunday night. Watch parties brought people downtown to the McCamly Plaza Hotel Ballroom and Arcadia Brewing Company. Party-goers made merry and helped a couple of local charities: The party at McCamly was sponsored by the Calhoun County Visitors Bureau and raised money for the Charitable Union.

Fund is now taking applications for grants

Towns in Southwest Michigan taking different approaches to collection boxes

Grace Theisen (left) and Hannah Doan (right) in the WMUK studio.
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

This Thursday night, singer/songwriters Grace Theisen and Hannah Doan will use their music to help victims of human trafficking through Songs Against Slavery. The event’s goal is to raise awareness about human trafficking in the U.S. and fundraise for The Daughter Project, a safe house for victims.