SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Grants will help governments in Southwest Michigan battle blight. A new movie theater will move into downtown Kalamazoo. Perrigo reports a second quarter loss. 


(MPRN-Grand Rapids) A report says troubles at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans’ Home are largely resolved. 

Kalamazoo County Commissioners get a chance to meet with White House officials. A vacancy is filled on the Harper Creek School Board. A whistle blower lawsuit against Flint's mayor is dismissed in federal court. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Infant death rates in Michigan are down overall. But race and income still seem to make a difference in whether children live past their first birthday. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan needs more asbestos inspectors but doesn’t have the funding to pay for them, according to the Legislature’s Auditor General.