SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"Leave the ice skates and fish shanties; ready the shovels and snowblowers. That could be the forecast for this winter, based on unusually high surface water temperatures on the Great Lakes." (Detroit Free Press)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Western Michigan Broncos will play in the Cotton Bowl. The Broncos (13-0) will take on Wisconsin (10-3) at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Jan. 2. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. ET." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"DETROIT, MI -- The largest crowd to ever see a Mid-American Conference Championship game was treated to a tighter-than-expected matchup between Western Michigan and Ohio University on Friday night." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Battle Creek police are warning heroin users about a dangerous spike in overdoses and deaths and said the drug may be laced with a deadly addition." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"DETROIT - Western Michigan's football team has everything on the line in Friday night's Mid-American Conference championship game at Ford Field." (Kalamazoo Gazette)