SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Invasive Quagga Mussels Found in Landlocked Lake

Jul 22, 2015

The invasive quagga mussel is related to the zebra mussel and already covers many surfaces in Lake Michigan. (Grand Rapids Press)

"BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor Area Schools received a $1.4 million emergency loan Wednesday from the state's Emergency Loan Board, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury." (St. Joseph Benton Harbor Herald-Palladium)

"In its latest acquisition to grow in Europe, Allegan-headquartered Perrigo Co. plc plans to buy a German maker of dietary supplements." (MiBiz)


(WDET-Undated) Members of the Sierra Club are collecting signatures for a ballot initiative to ban the practice of fracking in Michigan. 

No Vote on Roads in July

Jul 22, 2015

The Legislature is on a summer break until mid-August. The House and the Senate both adjourned Tuesday with no quorums and no votes on road funding.