Battle Creek

SW Michigan
4:57 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Battle Creek Police Set 2 Public Input Meetings

The City of Battle Creek has announced two occasions when members of the public can share opinions on who should be the city’s next police chief and other matters of concern.

They include a June 26 meeting where people can meet the city’s three finalists for the position, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Department of Public Works' multipurpose room.

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SW Michigan
4:48 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Auto Parts Maker to Bring Jobs to Battle Creek

A company that makes parts for the roofs of cars says it plans to bring jobs and investments to Battle Creek.

WKW Roof Rail Systems LLC is owned by the German company WKW Automotive. It already runs a sales office in the Detroit metro area and a manufacturing plant in Portage. WKW plans to buy the former Toyota Group plant in Battle Creek and use it to produce aluminum roof rails.

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6:15 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Kellogg Foundation to Pay $350,000 For Arena Improvements

Nearly $3.5-million has been allocated by city government and philanthropic groups to upgrade Kellogg Arena over five years
The W.K. Kellogg Foundation will contribute $350,000 for upgrades at Kellogg Arena as the facility undergoes millions of dollars in repairs. Ted Dearing, the arena's general manager, said the grant will go toward new equipment and building technology that will allow the facility to book more events and help create a "critical mass" downtown.
3:43 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

BC Retailers Want Cereal Fest Back Downtown

City officials moved this year's festival a block away from its previous site because of a recent fire at a restaurant.
Some retail owners dissent over Cereal Fest site Some retail business owners in downtown Battle Creek said they would like to see the Cereal Festival return to the main stretch of Michigan Avenue. A link to this page will be included in your message.
6:32 am
Fri June 6, 2014

Hundreds Weigh in on Battle Creek City Manager Search

Ken Tsuchiyama retired in February. Susan Bedsole is serving as interim City Manager
Through surveys and public meetings, more than 400 people offered feedback as the city of Battle Creek sought public input during its search for a new city manager. Representatives from the Beacon Community and Project 20/20 said 115 people participated in 14 meetings that were held in May.