SW Michigan

9:57 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Portage School Board still considering Paw Paw and Three Rivers Superintendents

Lead in text: 
Mark Bielang and Roger Rathburn invited back for second interviews next week for Portage Superintendent
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Paw Paw Superintendent Mark Bielang and Three Rivers Superintendent Roger Rathburn are being invited to second interviews next week for the job of Portage Public Schools superintendent. The Portage school board made their decision Thursday after interviewing Bielang. Rathburn and the third finalist, Catherine Cost, assistant superintendent of Farmington Public Schools, were interviewed Wednesday.
2:14 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Waterfront Film Fest goes on, with or without power

Lead in text: 
Much of South Haven lost electricity after severe storms late Wednesday. But Film Festival organizers say they'll use generators to power the opening night activities, if necessary.
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- The Waterfront Film Festival will still hold its opening night concert and movie screening Thursday, despite a widespread power outage in South Haven, according to festival organizers. "We're going to have the party," said festival publicist Patrick Revere. "We can do acoustic music sets if we have to.
SW Michigan
1:42 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Kalamazoo gets good economic start in 2013

Credit WMUK

A new report says the economy in the Kalamazoo area got off to a good start in 2013. The Upjohn Employment Research Institute says 1,300 jobs were added in Kalamazoo County during the first three months of the year. That’s an increase of one percent.

The Institute’s latest issue of its Business Outlook for West Michigan says most of the increase was in service jobs, not manufacturing.

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7:38 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Error in tank construction may be responsible for leaks at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant

Lead in text: 
Plant owner Entergy has said it will replace the bottom of the tank
COVERT - Repairs to a leaky water tank at the Palisades nuclear power plant have revealed the tank had not been built as designed, authorities reported.
7:34 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Portage School Board to decide Thursday which candidates for Superintendent will get second interviews

Lead in text: 
Two candidates interviewed Wednesday, one more scheduled for Thursday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Roger Rathburn and Catherine Cost come from very different school districts, but they offered very similar perspectives on effective leadership and instruction during their public interviews Wednesday for the job of Portage Public Schools superintendent.

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