SW Michigan

6:15 am
Mon December 15, 2014

WMU Aviation Considers Launching Program in Florida

Dean of college says site could be used for international private pilot training program
Western Michigan University's College of Aviation is exploring the possibility of starting a program in Florida. Officials have eyed a vacant waterfront building in Punta Gorda, Fla., that once housed a private college. It's less than five miles from the Punta Gorda Airport south of Tampa on Gasparilla Sound, an arm of the Gulf of Mexico, where flying weather is typically better than that in Michigan.
6:11 am
Mon December 15, 2014

WMU Women's Basketball Falls at Ohio State 83-46

The Broncos will host Trine on Thursday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COLUMBUS, Ohio- Western Michigan didn't back down from Big Ten opponent Ohio State, but the Buckeyes' star backcourt of Kelsey Mitchell and Ameryst Alston was too much to contain, leading their team to an 83-46 victory over the visiting Broncos Sunday at Value City Arena.
6:10 am
Mon December 15, 2014

WMU Men's Basketball Wins at Pacific 80-72

Connor Tava led the Broncos with 19 points
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
The Western Michigan men's basketball team gained the lead just over one minute into Sunday's game at Pacific and the Broncos never gave it up as they won 80-72 in Stockton, Calif. WMU (6-3) shot 56 percent from the field and recorded 21 assists on 28 made field goals.
4:56 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

U.S. Rep. Dingell In The Hospital

88-year-old U.S Representative John Dingell from Dearborn was admitted to the hospital for observation. His office did not give a reason for Dingell’s admittance but said he is “resting comfortably.”
Washington - Retiring U.S. Rep. John Dingell has been admitted Friday to George Washington University Hospital for observation, according to his office. No reason was given but his office said Dingell, 88, "is currently resting comfortably and under doctor's care." Dingell took a spill Tuesday, bruising his hip and requiring a trip to the doctor's office.
4:52 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Senator Levin Says Goodbye To U.S. Senate

Michigan Senator Carl Levin has served the longest term of any U.S. Senator for Michigan in the state’s history.
During what will likely be his final speech on the Senate floor, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin reflected Friday morning on his decades of public service and his hopes for the legislative body. "I will love my work until my last day here and...I will leave here with unabashed confidence in the Senate's ability to weather storms and meet the nation's needs," Levin said.