SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"ROCHESTER, MN – They stayed close for six innings, but the Rochester Honkers pulled away with a late offensive onslaught, downing the Kalamazoo Growlers 11-2 on Wednesday night at Mayo Field." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"The Battle Creek Bombers and Wisconsin Woodchucks had eight hits apiece on Wednesday night, but it was the visiting 'Chucks who took advantage. Wisconsin snapped its five-game losing streak with a 5-0 shutout victory over the Bombers in front of 692 fans at C.O. Brown Stadium." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo Promise "significantly" increases college college graduation rates and offers a substantial return on the dollars spent, according to the first major study of the scholarship program's post-secondary outcomes." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"More than 20% of undergraduate female students at the University of Michigan say they experienced some sort of non-consensual sexual behavior in the past year, a new survey shows. About 12% of female undergraduates say they experienced non-consensual sexual penetration." (Detroit Free Press)

Commissioner Jeff Domenico violated the ethics code, but he's accused his colleagues of doing the same. The Ward 5 representative said the Battle Creek City Commission also violated the Open Meetings Act and the Michigan and U.S. constitutions when it unanimously voted during a public hearing Tuesday that Domenico did not follow two sections of the ethics policy. (Battle Creek Enquirer)