SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"KALAMAZOO, MI-- Consumers Energy's outage map is showing several power outages scattered across Southwest Michigan Thursday morning, a situation the company warned might occur as wind gusts of up to 60 mph are forecast through Friday morning." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush arrives in west Michigan Thursday in search of new supporters of a presidential campaign dogged by the ascendance of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, his chief challenger for Republican votes." (Detroit News)

"KALAMAZOO, MI – Western Michigan just couldn't keep up with Bowling Green. Star quarterback Matt Johnson and the BGSU offense were slowed at times, but rarely stopped as the Falcons beat the Broncos 41-27 Wednesday in a showdown of two teams unbeaten in MAC play." (Kalamazoo Gazette)


(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers are taking a three-week break for deer hunting and Thanksgiving. And they’ll have a lot of work waiting for them when they return to Lansing. 

Ban on Straight Ticket Voting Clears State Senate

Nov 11, 2015
Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan would end straight-ticket voting under a bill that cleared the state Senate on Tuesday.