Battle Creek

"A missile defense site at Fort Custer would require clearing hundreds of acres but would not affect any threatened or endangered species, a study has concluded. The Missile Defense Agency is studying sites for ground-based non-nuclear interceptors, although the Department of Defense has not decided to construct a site and Congress has not authorized any money for new sites." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

WMUK

Battle Creek Enquirer Reporter Bowman says the dispute between Arcadia Brewing and Battle Creek Unlimited has been brewing for a while. But it’s unclear if the next stop is court. 


"Battle Creek has moved forward on a $3.5 million effort to create a three-mile railroad quiet zone in the downtown area. Trains would traverse 11 rail crossings in the city's center without sounding their horns once the city installs advanced crossing barriers." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"The controversial former Minnesota archbishop who came to Battle Creek to assist the Rev. John Fleckenstein is departing immediately, St. Philip Catholic Church parishioners were informed today. A letter from Fleckenstein to parishioners dated Thursday said Archbishop John Nienstedt chose to leave in the face of concerns from churchgoers, and Fleckenstein agreed." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"The Grands Rapids developer overseeing the Heritage Tower redevelopment project anticipates beginning rehabilitation of the downtown property in late spring or summer — that is, if the developer can secure the financing and tax credits to finalize construction plans." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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