SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"CENTREVILLE, MI -- Centreville Public Schools are closed Friday, May 12. St. Joseph County Sheriff Bradley Balk said Friday morning his office is investigating threats to the school that started Thursday. He declined to elaborate on what the threats were." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

A transportation safety group gives a poor grade to a proposed roundabout in Kalamazoo. Inaccurate information may have led to abused children being ignored by state workers. Western Michigan falls to Kent State in the Mid-American Conference Softball tournament. 

Food Conditions Still An Issue In Michigan Prisons

May 11, 2017

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan’s attempts to privatize prison food services is still running into problems. 

Courtesy of Zoetis/Michigan Economic Development Corporation / Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Zoetis plans to expand its manufacturing operations in the Kalamazoo area.

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) There was a big rally at the state Capitol Wednesday to support improved mental health services and to oppose Governor Rick Snyder’s plan to overhaul how those services are paid for.