SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state


(MPRN-Lansing) Opioid tracking in Michigan is getting an overhaul in the future. A state task force has been working on using millions of dollars to put a dent in Michigan’s opioid drug problem. 

"A longtime vacant downtown property soon could be a centerpiece of the downtown Battle Creek experience." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — A section of the Kalamazoo River that was affected by a spill of a half-million gallons of partially treated wastewater earlier this week again is open for swimming, fishing and kayaking." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Battle Creek Says PulverDryer Still Owes it Millions

Aug 18, 2016

"The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs said this week its case against PulverDryer USA is closed, but the former Springfield manufacturer still has yet to pay back about $3 million it owes the city of Battle Creek." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"A Garden City funeral home won a legal victory Thursday when a federal judge ruled the company did not violate the law when it terminated a transgender employee who wanted to dress as a woman." (Detroit News)