SW Michigan

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An environmentalist group is suing to block a development in Saugatuck Township.  May Jobless rates dropped over the last year in the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek labor markets. Another candidate wants to run for the Democratic nomination for Congress in Southwest Michigan. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The final version of the state’s $56 billion state budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 is on its way to Republican Governor Rick Snyder. 

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College’s athletic teams have been assessed additional penalties for violations related to the awarding of financial aid to some student-athletes. 

Former Commissioner Seeks to Regain Seat

Jun 22, 2017

"Former Kalamazoo City Commissioner Eric Cunningham is running to reclaim his spot in City Hall." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

An attack at the airport in Flint is being investigated as an act of terrorism. Battle Creek State Representative John Bizon is running for state Senate. Lawmakers from Michigan and other Great Lakes states want to force the release of a report on slowing Asian Carp's path into the Great Lakes.