SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Wikimedia Commons

(MPRN-Lansing) The campaign to outlaw fracking in Michigan is asking the state Court of Appeals to strike down a 180-day time limit on collecting petition signatures to put a question on the ballot. 

Michigan State Police

(MPRN-Lansing) The Michigan State Police is getting two-million dollars from the federal government. The money comes from three grants earmarked for separate uses. 

"Battle Creek City Manager Rebecca Fleury is up for a recommended $4,600 bonus after receiving a favorable annual evaluation from commissioners." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"KALAMAZOO, MI – Members of the Michigan Progressive Women's Caucus are telling State Rep. Brandt Iden to unendorse Donald Trump, distance himself and "make a point that he is willing to stand up for women," the group's chairwoman said." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- A Kalamazoo man is suing Kalamazoo County and treasurer Mary Balkema for housing discrimination. Willie Caper is a blind African-American man who resided at 603 Ada St. in Kalamazoo. He claims he was discriminated against under the Fair Housing Act and filed a lawsuit in U.S." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)