SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"All Lakeview School District buildings are being evacuated this morning because of a bomb threat phoned in to the district." (Battle Creek Enquirer)


(MPRN-Lansing) The state Senate has adopted a criminal justice overhaul that aims to improve public safety by sending fewer people to prison. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The city of Escanaba is taking on big box stores in the Michigan Supreme Court. The city says the home improvement store Menards is dodging taxes. 

"Lansing — The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency on Thursday agreed to a series of broad policy reforms as it settled a federal lawsuit stemming from the state’s past reliance on an automated computer system that made more than 20,000 false fraud claims against residents over a nearly two-year span." (Detroit News)


Governor Rick Snyder has appointed the chief operating officer of Zhang Financial Services to Western Michigan University’s board of trustees.