United Way of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region

The United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region is keeping its focus on many of the same issues, but officials say they are going “deeper” on finding solutions. 

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Western Michigan University President John Dunn will be in New York Friday to speak at the United Nations. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A controversial GOP plan to overhaul Detroit’s schools has landed in the state Senate, and is getting a skeptical reception. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The President of the Albion Chamber of Commerce says Tuesday’s vote feels like Albion “gave ourselves a get out of jail free card.” A school board member who opposed the annexation proposal says her heart “aches” for families that chose the Albion Schools. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Republican leaders in Lansing had some harsh words Monday for teachers who virtually shut down the Detroit school district with a “sickout.” That’s after they were told they could soon be facing payless paydays.