SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Calhoun County's plan to make most jail visits by videoconference draws criticism. Bills to Respond to MSU sports doctor Larry Nasser still working their way through the Legislature. A proposal to boost Michigan's minimum wage could be headed to the ballot. 

Environmental groups urge a veto of legilsation to change some oversight requirements for mining. House Speaker Paul Ryan's Super Pac opens a Southwest Michigan office to help Congressman Fred Upton's re-election campaign. A Vicksburg elementary teacher is names Michigan's "Teacher of the Year." 

Utilities strike a deal with activists to avoid a ballot measure. Applications will be accepted beginning June 7th to operate medical marijuana related businesses in Kalamazoo. A fund to rewards tips about crimes against bicyclists continues to grow. A judge dimisses a challenge to Abdul El-Sayed's eligibility to run for governor. WMU moves a step closer to clinching a spot in the MAC baseball tournament. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers in Lansing say a settlement between Michigan State University and survivors of Larry Nassar doesn’t mean their quest for justice is over. 

Kalamazoo City officials say residents should prepare for the Kalamazoo River to peak Thursday or Friday, due to flooding. Kalamazoo County's Sheriff wants more money for future flooding and other disasters. Michigan's unemployment rate was unchanged in April.