SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"A preliminary examination for the Battle Creek man charged in a June bicycling accident that killed five cyclists is rescheduled for November." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Battle Creek city commissioners have postponed a vote on whether to stop requiring licensed massage therapists to abide by rules for adult businesses." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) If you want to call 911 to report an overdose, you could soon be able to do that without fear of prosecution for drug possession. 

Governor Snyder Defends Flint Advisory Board

Sep 20, 2016

(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is defending a move by a board he appointed to oversee Flint. The Receivership Transition Advisory Board (RTAB) has come under fire for revoking Flint’s ability to sue the state. 


Legislative action continues after a state audit found multiple issues at a Grand Rapids veterans’ home. The bill adds legislative oversight to veteran homes operated by the state. It passed the House this summer and is up for a Senate committee vote this week.