SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"BANGOR - The Bangor City Council plans to provide renovated quarters for the police department, but by week's end the city won't have a chief to supervise it" (Saint Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)

"Warrants were issued today for the arrest of former Summit Pointe CEO Erv Brinker on three felony charges. The Michigan Attorney General’s office filed three criminal complaints against Brinker in Ingham County District Court -- two counts of conspiracy to commit Medicaid fraud and one count of embezzlement by a public official, court records show." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- It took a 6-5 party-line vote to get there, but Kalamazoo County voters will decide Nov. 3 whether to they're willing to support homeless families through a 0.1 mill property tax increase." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Battle Creek's Ward 5 will have a new representative after the next City Commission election. Commissioner Jeff Domenico did not file paperwork to seek re-election by the deadline at 4 p.m. today. He is the only incumbent who isn't running again." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"PORTAGE, MI – Five people will contend for three Portage City Council seats and Portage Mayor Pete Strazdas is unopposed in the Nov. 3 elections." (Kalamazoo Gazette)