SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Battle Creek Schools face a shortfall for the next school year. Detroit's mayor proposes new job and housing programs in his "state of the city" address. Western Michigan University's men's basketball team rallies for a road win. 

Bronson offers new hospital visitation guidelines during flu season. Enbridge says there's no problem with coating on its pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. The K-Wings lose a Monday morning game. Bronco athletes win weekly honors for men's basketball and hockey. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Tax breaks for companies that build on blighted land is quickly making its way through the state Senate. But it could hit a roadblock in the state House. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Community icon Martha Gilmore Parfet, the granddaughter of W.E. Upjohn, has died. A spokesperson for the family said Parfet died Monday morning, Feb. 20. She was 91." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is making a push toward fixing Michigan’s infrastructure. One statewide construction agency is trying to figure out the most cost effective way to fix the roads, bridges, and sewers.