SW Michigan

6:20 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Superintendent of Livingston Intermediate School District offered contract to lead KRESA

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Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency is comprised of nine school districts which include all or part of Kalamazoo County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - David Campbell, current superintendent of the Livingston Regional Education Service Agency and former head of Olivet Community Schools, has been offered a contract to become the next superintendent of the Kalamazoo RESA. The KRESA board voted 5-0 in favor of Campbell's appointment after an afternoon of public interviews with both finalists, including Curtis E.
10:19 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Grand Rapids John Ball Zoo Society changes management stucture

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Zoo currently operates under partnership between zoo society and Kent County
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - John Ball Zoo Society members on Thursday approved an historic vote that moves the 122-year-old zoo toward reorganizing into a non-profit, public-private partnership.
9:48 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

No military aircraft this year, but Battle Creek air show will go on

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Field of Flight scheduled for July in Battle Creek
Battle Creek may not see military jets in the air July 4, but Dusty will be here. Federal budget cuts have grounded the USAF Thunderbirds, canceling their planned appearance at the 2013 Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show & Balloon Festival.
9:30 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Allegan County approved 911 dispatch upgrades

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County may not spend all $1.1-million
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALLEGAN, MI -- The Allegan County Board of Commissioners on Thursday approved up to $1.1 million in improvements to the county's 911 central dispatch system. The decision came after a clarification that it wasn't entirely an approval for the full purchase.
3:46 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

Oldest person in America celebrates 114th birthday near Detroit

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The oldest American is 114 years old today and she lives in Inkster, Michigan.
Michigan woman, oldest living American, celebrates 114th birthday today Jeralean Talley of Inkster is the oldest living American - and third-oldest person in the world, according to the Gerontology Research Group, which keeps a list of the world's oldest people. A link to this page will be included in your message.

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