SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"Jackson-based Consumers Energy remains in discussions with the Michigan Public Service Commission over its plan to end an agreement to buy electricity from the Palisades nuclear plant in Van Buren County." (MiBiz)

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(MPRN-Undated) After narrowly making it out of a US Senate committee, the confirmation of US Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos is scheduled for a full Senate vote early this week. 

"All Lakeview School District buildings are being evacuated this morning because of a bomb threat phoned in to the district." (Battle Creek Enquirer)


(MPRN-Lansing) The state Senate has adopted a criminal justice overhaul that aims to improve public safety by sending fewer people to prison. 


(MPRN-Lansing) The city of Escanaba is taking on big box stores in the Michigan Supreme Court. The city says the home improvement store Menards is dodging taxes.