SW Michigan

6:32 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Attorney for Van Buren County Sheriff Disputes Commissioners' Allegations

Lead in text: 
Attorney Michael Bingman says Commissioners' letter to Sheriff Dale Gribler contains "several misrepresentations"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
"I will say it appears as though there are some members of the board who don't understand what the concept of due process of law is," said Michael Bingen, attorney for Van Buren County Sheriff Dale Gribler. "The matter was quite thoroughly investigated and this type of trial is wrong."
6:26 am
Fri February 14, 2014

Some Kellogg Jobs Moving to Grand Rapids

Lead in text: 
Kellogg says it chose Grand Rapids for new facility after considering nine potential sites
Kellogg Co. will open a regional service center in Grand Rapids this year, meaning job losses in Battle Creek as the company continues to implement a restructuring program. The company said the North America service center will open during the third quarter of 2014 and will house 300 to 600 employees when it's fully operational by 2016.
7:29 am
Thu February 13, 2014

"All-American KId" From Kalamazoo, Derek Jeter to Retire After This Baseball Season

Lead in text: 
New York Yankees' shortstop announced his retirement on his Facebook fan page on Wednesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - When the Kalamazoo media first caught wind of Derek Jeter it was on the basketball court. Former Kalamazoo Gazette sports editor Jack Moss said he first saw Jeter perform as a high school athlete as a basketball player for Kalamazoo Central High School.
7:07 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Kellogg Community College Foundation Director Stands by Her Work

Lead in text: 
Ginger Cutsinger was put on administrative leave last week. KCC's president says the leadership change was needed for "better direction"
Ginger Cutsinger said Wednesday "nothing negative was ever said" to her about her performance as executive director of the Kellogg Community College Foundation before she was put on administrative leave last week. Cutsinger led the foundation for eight years before KCC President Dennis Bona put her on administrative leave last Thursday.
6:53 am
Thu February 13, 2014

Highway Overpass Project Pushed Back to 2015

Lead in text: 
Widening the intersection of Drake Road and Stadium Drive will happen this year.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The big, combination road-widening and highway overpass project at Stadium Drive and Drake Road is being split up, with part of it not being tackled until 2015. "There's not enough steel," said Michigan Department of Transportation spokesman Nick Schirripa."Because there are a couple of big bridge projects elsewhere in the country, we aren't able to acquire enough steel to complete this project."

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