Kalamazoo Gazette

Candidates in contested primaries have been invited

Last night members of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study proposed a new “Complete Streets” policy, which would force road agencies to add non-motorized paths to roads and bridges after every repair. Commissioner Mark Warden says the county roads are already underfunded and this plan would leave less money for roads and bridges that need to be fixed.

There have been an unusually high number of cases in the county since April, but health officials have yet to find a link between the victims. Meanwhile, county health experts say the best way to avoid shigella is to thoroughly wash your hands.

The grant will go towards a parking lot, water main and sewer repairs, and a small park.

Due to melting snow, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for these counties.