SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"KALAMAZOO, Mich.- The Western Michigan men's basketball team dropped an 86-80 decision at Eastern Michigan Tuesday night, snapping the Broncos' two-game winning streak." (WMU Athletics)

"Lansing — Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is siding with Flint residents in a lawsuit against the state and city, asking a federal court to uphold a contested order requiring officials to provide bottled water delivery to any home without a verified filter." (Detroit News)

"WASHINGTON — Stepping before a U.S. Senate committee for the first time as President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the U.S. Department of Education, Betsy DeVos of Michigan today addressed her advocacy of school choice and vouchers head on, saying the nation needs to shift from “what the system thinks is best for kids to what moms and dads want, expect and deserve.” (Detroit Free Press)

"PAW PAW, MI -- A meeting to discuss the future of the Paw Paw Redskins logo and mascot will be held at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Paw Paw High School Performing Arts Center, 30609 Red Arrow Highway in Paw Paw." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder will address Michigan's crumbling infrastructure at his seventh State of the State address at 7 tonight at the Capitol, as he continues to grapple with the Flint drinking water crisis and confronts a new emergency with a Macomb County sinkhole — nearly the size of a football field — that is swallowing homes in Fraser." (Detroit Free Press)