SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

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Democrats in the state Legislature call for action on PFAS's. Charter School groups object to proposed new rules on counting students in charter schools. A northern Michigan lawmaker pays a fine for bringing his gun to an airport. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The first meeting of a Kalamazoo workgroup to address homelessness is scheduled for Tuesday. State lawmakers have a number of issues to consider as they return from summer break. A WMU wide receiver is the MAC West Division player of the week. 


Governor Rick Snyder wants more money for environmental cleanup and water infrastructure. Homeless residents continue protests in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park. Stryker is buying a Virginia company that makes spinal devices. 

A recall election is set in Bedford Township for November. A legal battle continues over an independent candidate running for Michigan Attorney General. M-STEP test results show a lack of progress.


A cut in electric rates for some Southwest Michigan customers at the same time gas rates go up. Labor issues for nurses at a northern Michigan hospital and Ferris State University faculty. A new superintendent for Parchment Schools.