SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Community forums begin for Kalamazoo Public Schools' May 8th bond proposal. Enbridge suspends operations of Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, due to a power outage and severe weather. WMU clinches the MAC men's tennis regular season championship. Bronco softball wins two out of three games in its weekend series with Ball State. 

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(MPRN-Detroit) Democrats want Dana Nessel as their candidate for state Attorney General in 2018. The party held its endorsement convention Sunday. 

Indiana Michigan Power customers will begin paying more for service later this month. A lawsuit is filed over collecting blood samples from newborns. Battle Creek was among the top cities in the state for drug overdose deaths between 2013 and 2015 according to new numbers from the state. 

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(MPRN-Lansing)  State lawmakers want to hit universities in their pocketbooks if they don’t follow certain sexual assault policies. 

Two Battle Creek Public School buildings closed Thursday due to an active shooter situation in the area. Environmental groups call for closing of Line 5 after the latest reports of dents in the pipeline beneath the Straits of Mackinac. WMU softball splits a double header with rival CMU.