SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state


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

"Lakeview School District students will return to school Thursday, a day after an email threat prompted Battle Creek police and school officials to cancel classes." (Battle Creek Enquirer)


(MPRN-Lansing) The so-called “tampon tax” has got to go. That’s the message of lawmakers in both chambers of the state Legislature. Democrats and a couple Republicans are teaming up to get rid of Michigan’s use tax and sales tax on feminine hygiene products. 

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan and Louisiana are the only two states that don’t apply their public records laws to the legislature and the governor’s office. A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers have rolled out bills to change that. 

A survey seeks information on the Kalamazoo Promise, More court filings on a Michigan State Doctor facing criminal sexual charges, Lakeview Schools narrows its superintendent search and WMU Men's basketball rallies for victory.