Battle Creek

City officials say Jim Blocker, who had been serving as interim chief, was the "outstanding" choice for the permanent position.

Goal is to have lions in time for zoo's 40th anniversary in 2015

Fire on Monday forced evacuation of senior citizen apartment building

No injuries were reported in the fire that started Monday evening.

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.