SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Kalamazoo Township seeks to fill a vacancy on its board of trustees. A leader of President Trump's Michigan campaign will run for Senate. WMU guard Thomas Wilder will return for his senior season. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Court of Appeals has put a lawsuit regarding state money for private schools on hold while it decides who can be part of it. 

Bills introduced in the state House and Senate would keep nurses from working overtime. According to the Gongwer News Service, the legislation would require hospitals to make staffing plans that insure there are enough nurses per patient and to record those ratios. Nurses would have to take at least an eight hour break after working more than 12 hours, and hospitals could not penalize nurses for refusing to work overtime. 


A blind Michigan man wants to go to law school, but says he can’t because the admissions test is discriminatory. Now he’s asking the US Supreme Court to accept his lawsuit against the makers of the test. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder says he will roll out a plan this coming fall to boost recycling in the state. Michigan’s statewide residential recycling rate of 15 percent is among the lowest in the country.