SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

The Grand Rapids region saw  the biggest population growth between 2015 and 2016. Lakeview Schools has a new superintendent. Watch parties are planned for WMU's game in the first round of the NCAA Hockey Tournament. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder says more needs to be done to curb the abuse of opioids and heroin in Michigan. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation meant to improve law enforcement hiring practices made it through the state Senate Thursday. 

WMU's Heritage Hall is removed from the National Register of Historic Places. Michigan's unemployment rate was up slightly in February. Most Republicans in Michigan's Congressional delegation will vote for their party's health care legislation, but Justin Amash will not. 

Nurses Rally At Capitol For Safe Patient Care Act

Mar 22, 2017
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Hundreds of nurses marched from the Lansing Center to the state Capitol Wednesday. They want to urge the legislature to introduce a Safe Patient Care Act.