Battle Creek

"A 3.3-magnitude earthquake that struck 13 miles southeast of Battle Creek about 11:43 a.m. today has been confirmed. The United States Geological Survey posted the information on its website. Its Community Internet Intensity Map reported residents feeling the quake as far south as northern Indiana and as far north as Holland." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

The BC Vision Steering Committee and Task Forces announced a plan Wednesday for BC Vision, a blueprint for action in the community focusing on jobs, education and civic pride. The three-pillar plan is the result of nearly a year of research and community engagement by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Kellogg Co. as well as local leadership and area residents. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Networks have made their decisions on their shows and we now know which programs will be returning. Were some promising new programs canceled before they got a chance to shine? We now know which TV shows will be reappearing next fall. As usual, many of the programs were relatively new." (The Christian Science Monitor)

Mold from rain damage is an issue at Heritage Tower as a Grand Rapids developer's plans for the project remain in flux. Battle Creek Unlimited and 616 Development said in February that final plans for the downtown high-rise would be announced in 30-60 days. Three months later, there's still no word. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

A rally supporting law enforcement is scheduled for May 16 in Battle Creek. “Almost every time you hear and read about police officers, it’s taken from a negative perspective,” said rally organizer Bobby Holley. “I think there needs to be some positive promotion out there to thank our law enforcement officers that put their lives on the line everyday to protect and serve us all, for they are our hometown heroes.” (Battle Creek)

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