SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"Without Daniel Jipping the Battle Creek Bombers fell to the red-hot Rockford Rivets, 4-3. Jipping, the Bombers' leading hitter, missed Tuesday nights' game due to a one-game suspension after he was ejected in the ninth inning on Monday night against Lakeshore for arguing balls and strikes." (Battle Creek Bombers' website)

"After having their seven game winning streak snapped the night prior, the Kalamazoo Growlers bounced back to beat the Wisconsin Woodchucks 8-3 at Athletic Park on Tuesday night." (Kalamazoo Growlers' website)

"Thousands of people flooded into Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena to pay their final respects to the man known as Mr. Hockey. The public visitation for Gordie Howe, who died last week at the age of 88, drew legends and lamentations." (WDET)

"BENTON TOWNSHIP — Former Lake Michigan College President Jennifer Spielvogel is suing LMC and its Board of Trustees for alleged wrongful termination." (St. Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)


(MPRN-Lansing) Former state Representative Todd Courser (R-Lapeer) will face trial on perjury and misconduct charges, while a judge has dismissed criminal charges against former state Representative Cindy Gamrat (R-Plainwell).