Battle Creek

SW Michigan
3:25 pm
Fri January 31, 2014

Battle Creek seeks new interim police chief

Battle Creek Police Headquarters
Credit Andy Robins / WMUK

Battle Creek is looking for a new interim police chief. City officials said Friday that the current interim chief, Jim Saylor, is considering jobs in other cities.

Saylor is the department’s deputy chief and had been expected to fill in after long-time Battle Creek Police Chief Jackie Hampton retires. Battle Creek City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama says a new interim chief will be selected and that candidates for the post from inside and outside city government will be considered.

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7:18 am
Thu January 16, 2014

Battle Creek to take over fire service at Kellogg Airport

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Decision necessary because Air National Guard fire department is closing
Battle Creek city officials said Wednesday they will provide fire service at W.K. Kellogg Airport even after the Michigan Air National Guard closes the base fire department. "There will be fire service at W.K. Kellogg Airport," said Larry Bowron, city transportation director. "That is not something we are willing to give up."
6:44 am
Tue January 7, 2014

Battle Creek digs out from winter storm

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Schools remain closed, Battle Creek City Hall open Tuesday
Battle Creek police were trading handcuffs Monday for tow straps and most residents stopped whatever they were doing to pick up snow shovels. Bitter cold Monday followed more than a foot of snow Sunday in the Battle Creek area, closing schools, government offices and some businesses.
7:24 pm
Sun January 5, 2014

Snow emergency in Battle Creek

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Parking on city streets prohibited to allow crews to plow
As bad as the weather was Sunday, it will be worse Monday. Like two punches from a boxer, a winter storm led with heavy snow starting Saturday night and will finish with bitter cold and dangerous wind chills beginning Monday morning.
We Are One
7:53 am
Tue December 24, 2013

WestSouthwest: E-book explores race past and present in Battle Creek (rebroadcast)

Cover of We Are One
Credit Battle Creek Enquirer

WestSouthwest with Justin Hinkley and J.R. Reynolds

This week's WestSouthwest is a rebroadcast from October. It features the Battle Creek Enquirer E-book We Are One. 

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