Calhoun County

2:31 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Kalamazoo County Board Considers BC Missiles

Calhoun County officials say the project could create more than 2,000 direct and indirect jobs.
BATTLE CREEK, MI - The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners is being asked to urge the United States Department of Defense to develop a ballistic missile defense system at Fort Custer Training Center. Fort Custer, whose 7,500 acres straddles Kalamazoo and Calhoun counties, is one of four U.S.
SW Michigan
6:31 am
Fri August 15, 2014

Calhoun Police Sex Assault Case Heads to Eaton County

Credit WMUK

Sexual assault charges against a police officer in Calhoun County's Emmett Township will be handled by a special prosecutor.

The Battle Creek Enquirer says prosecutors in Eaton County have been asked to review the case against The officer who was arrested earlier this week after Michigan State Police investigators accused him of having sex with a 14-year-old girl.

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Arts Organizations
4:17 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Calhoun Arts Council Dissolves, Work Shifts To Battle Creek Community Foundation

Sabine LeDieu stands next to her sculpture she made with the help of students from Harper Creek Middle School.
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Last week, the arts council announced it would disband after nearly 50 years of service.

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SW Michigan
2:29 pm
Thu July 10, 2014

Calhoun County Art Council Dissolves

Credit WMUK

The Calhoun County Arts Council is no more. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that the organization has announced that it is shutting down. The Art Council’s mission will be moved to the Battle Creek Community Foundation.

The head of the Art Council’s board says it decided to pull the plug because of “concerns about the organization’s viability."

Until now, Battle Creek has had a independent local arts organization since 1964.

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Election 2014
7:32 am
Mon June 30, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Dave Morgan

Dave Morgan
Credit WMUK

Dave Morgan has never held elected office, but is former Chairman of the Calhoun County Democratic Party. He wants to represent the state House District which includes Battle Creek. 

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