SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Universities look at new tuition ideas for attracting students. A new report finds an increase in college graduation rates. WMU announces kickoff times for all but two games in the upcoming football season. the Growlers get the first win over the rival Bombers as Kalamazoo and Battle Creek meet on the baseball field. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s top prosecutor is on board with proposed changes to how the state parole board determines if an inmate can be released from prison. 

The state extends a deadline for medical marijuana businesses. Wayne State forgives student loan debt for former students who want to come back and finish their degree. The Growlers suffer their first loss of the baseball season ahead of a morning game with the rival Bombers in Battle Creek.

Prevailing Wage Repeal To Move Forward

May 31, 2018
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Supreme Court won’t review issues against a ballot initiative to end prevailing wage, so the measure must move forward. And lawmakers could vote on the measure as soon as next week. 

Some of the bills in response to former Michigan State University sports doctor are on their way to Govenror Snyder. Kalamazoo County gets a state grant for its Consolidated Dispatch Authority. Kalamazoo opens the minor league baseball season with a win, while Battle Creek loses on the road.