SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state


(MPRN-Lansing)  Families of detained Iraqis facing deportation are waiting on word from a federal judge in Detroit. They’re hoping the detainees will be released while they wait for their immigration cases to be re-opened. 

A state official takes a plea deal in a Flint water crisis case. Portage moves to "streamline" its City Council meetings. Michigan sees its biggest population gain since 2001, and more.


(MPRN-Lansing) Nine cities and counties from across Michigan are taking drug companies to court. From the Upper Peninsula to Detroit, they are trying to recover many millions of dollars in costs related to the opioid crisis. 

Kalamazoo Township gets a new police chief. Kalamazoo Central High School's football coach steps down. WMU men's basketball loses at home. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A couple hundred volunteers showed up at the state Bureau of Elections Monday. They dropped off petitions to get a redistricting overhaul on the November ballot.