SW Michigan

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Lawmakers Spruce Up Brownfield Bill

Feb 13, 2017
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers want to offer more incentives to developers building on undesirable land. The legislation revives a law that didn’t pass last session. 

Kalamazoo shooting survivor Abigail Kopf recovering after surgery. A former Kalamazoo Gazette editor is remembered for his support for the arts and diversity. Fred Upton for Senate? Maybe Kid Rock? The K-Wings lose at home. WMU softball wraps up its season-opening weekend with a win. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- High winds knocked out power across Southwest Michigan Sunday, but by Monday morning, all but a few homes had the lights back on, utility companies report." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Kellogg says layoffs will be "minimal" in Battle Creek. Haworth says sales were up in 2016. Opposing rallies planned Saturday in Kalamazoo over Planned Parenthood funding. 

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- A hearing set for Friday on a motion to suppress Jason Dalton's statements in the Kalamazoo mass shooting has been postponed." (Kalamazoo Gazette)