SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- A precautionary advisory is being issued for municipal drinking water customers living on streets near the Milwood neighborhood." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A state lawmaker has quit his job and agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor as part of a plea deal. This creates the first vacancy of this session of the Legislature. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder is going after Michigan’s mountain of unfunded retiree liabilities. He created a task force to look into, “responsible retirement reform.” 

"Jackson-based Consumers Energy remains in discussions with the Michigan Public Service Commission over its plan to end an agreement to buy electricity from the Palisades nuclear plant in Van Buren County." (MiBiz)

iStock/Svetlana Larina

(MPRN-Undated) After narrowly making it out of a US Senate committee, the confirmation of US Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos is scheduled for a full Senate vote early this week.