SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Former Michigan Attorney General Frank Kelley says a state official should not face charges for the Flint water crisis. 19 people face charges for a bank fraud scheme in Southwest Michigan. The Battle Creek City Commission formally votes next week to accept a commissioner's resignation and fill the vacancy. 

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan Parole Board has agreed to conduct a full-but-speedy review of pardon requests from Iraqi nationals threatened with deportation. 

A complaint is filed over help provided by a state agency to a group seeking  to change how political boundaries are drawn. Glen Oaks Community College opens its first residence hall. A prison food worker says he lost his job in the Upper Peninsula for refusing to serve rotten food to inmates. 


Kalamazoo’s Foundation for Excellence will hold its first meeting Friday. 


(MPRN-Lansing) A free market think-tank says the use of private contractors in public schools has grown over the last decade-and-a-half.