SW Michigan

11:18 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief seeking city manager job

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Kalamazoo City Commission plans to interview finalists in late September
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley confirmed this morning that he has applied to replace retiring City Manager Kenneth Collard.
7:29 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Berrien County wants to keep judges

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The State Court Administrative Office has recommended eliminating one judicial position
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County commissioners Thursday voted to ask state legislators from the area to work to block a proposal to reduce the number of judges in the county from 11 to 10.
7:16 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Candidate for South Haven mayor arrested on marijuana delivery charges

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Frank Consolino expected to be arraigned on Friday
SOUTH HAVEN - South Haven's mayoral race took a dramatic turn Thursday. Candidate Frank Consolino, who is challenging Mayor Bob Burr in the city's Nov. 5 nonpartisan election, was arrested by the South West Enforcement Team on a four-count felony warrant for alleged delivery of marijuana.
6:53 am
Fri September 6, 2013

New panel hears pleas to expand medical marijuana use

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Medical Marijuana Review Panel will make decision at a later date
LANSING - A new state panel heard pleas from the public Thursday to add insomnia and post traumatic stress disorder as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana use in Michigan. Twenty people took turns touting medical marijuana as an effective, less harmful treatment for the disorders than pharmaceutical medications at a hearing held by the Michigan Medical Marihuana Review Panelin downtown Lansing.
6:44 am
Fri September 6, 2013

Springfield names four finalists for city manager

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Interviews are scheduled for next week
Four people, three with Michigan ties, are finalists for Springfield city manager. If chosen by the city council, one of the men will replace Frank Peterson, who resigned to become city manager in Muskegon. Peterson leaves the job Thursday. All four candidates are expected to attend a public open house at Springfield City Hall from 5:30 p.m.