SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"A former Summit Pointe contractor — and the head of its major source of funding — is suing the mental health agency over the loss of his pension." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Betsy DeVos is confirmed as Education Secretary. Benton Harbor Schools is sued over sexual assault. President Trump's approval rating still solid with his base. And WMU's men's basketball team gets a road win. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) There could soon be tighter restrictions on the public’s access to information in bids for state business. A state Senate committee has adopted a bill that would shield information on bidders’ trade secrets and finances. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Education, public safety, and paying down the long term debt will be Governor Rick Snyder’s top priorities when he unveils his 2018 budget Wednesday. 

The threat that closed Lakeview Schools on Friday actually came a day earlier, closing Michigan schools could have financial ramifications, did a meteor land in Lake Michigan? And two WMU hockey players earn conference honors for the week.