SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"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. 

"BATTLE CREEK, MI -- There will be no school Wednesday in the Lakeview School District while police investigate an emailed threat to staff received Tuesday night." (Kalamazoo Gazette)