SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"LANSING, MI -- Lawmakers gather in Lansing again on Nov. 29 to suss out what they will accomplish and what they will let languish during this session's lame-duck period. "Lame duck" is the period where sitting Michigan lawmakers make their final decisions after new lawmakers have been elected but before those new lawmakers are in office." (MLive)

"Combined, governments in Calhoun County owe their current and future retirees nearly $240 million, and payments toward that debt are eating up big chunks of local government budgets." (Lansing State Journal/Battle Creek Enquirer)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- The start time for Western Michigan's final game of the regular season has been announced. Toledo will visit Waldo Stadium Friday and the game will be played at 5 p.m. and broadcast on ESPN or ESPNU." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — It was likely the first time a chant of "We want 'Bama!" rose over the Western Michigan campus, but for Broncos fans proud of their football team it was a fitting welcome to the ESPN "College GameDay" bus nonetheless." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"DEKALB, Ill. – The Western Michigan volleyball team pulled the upset, defeating fifth-seeded Ball State after a 3-0 (25-19, 25-19, 25-17) performance at Northern Illinois' Victor E. Court on Thursday evening and advancing to the Mid-American Conference Tournament Quarterfinals against Bowling Green on Friday at 6 p.m." (Kalamazoo Gazette/WMU Athletics)