SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

The latest report on West Michigan’s economy finds continued growth, but also a continued slow down. 

"BIG RAPIDS, Mich. – Five different Broncos scored as the Western Michigan hockey team earned first win of the season with a 5-3 victory on the road against No. 20 Ferris State on Thursday night." (WMU Athletics)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo Public Schools leaders say they expect greater police presence in the district Friday, Oct. 7 because of a "creepy clown" scare on social media." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-East Lansing) Senator Bernie Sanders was in Michigan Thursday to campaign for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. He criss-crossed the state with stops in Dearborn, Ann Arbor, East Lansing and Grand Rapids. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Some Democrats in the Legislature say a state health care fund for firefighters and other first responders should cover breast cancer treatments.