Calhoun County

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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.

Sabine LeDieu stands next to her sculpture she made with the help of students from Harper Creek Middle School.
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Last week, the arts council announced it would disband after nearly 50 years of service.

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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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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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Art Kale's employment experience includes the auto supply business. He also worked on the White House advance team during the last three years of the Bush administration. 

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