SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The National Collegiate Hockey Conference released its preseason media poll Wednesday and Minnesota-Duluth was picked as the favorite to finish atop the standings." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"The environmental threat to the Great Lakes posed by the transport of oil on and underneath its waters has prompted two Michigan's U.S. senators to craft a bill aimed at reducing the likelihood of a catastrophic spill." (Detroit News)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has officially released its proposal to clean up the Allied Paper Superfund site in Kalamazoo, and it looks a lot like the compromise plan developed with city officials last winter. A 60-day period will begin Sept. 30 to collect public comment on the plan, the EPA announcement said." (Kalamazoo Gazette)


(MPRN-Lansing) A state House panel has approved long-stalled bills to overhaul Michigan’s medical marijuana system. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The state would compensate people who are wrongfully imprisoned under a bill that cleared a state Senate committee on Tuesday.