SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo
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The Michigan Supreme Court rules on how the state's rape shield law is applied and will consider whether it's OK for a judge to visit a home in a parental rights case. A committee says Battle Creek voters should directly elect the mayor and vice mayor. New details emerge about when state officials knew about the dangers of PFAS chemicals. 

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The Michigan Court of Appeals considers whether statements by accussed Kalamazoo shooter Jason Dalton should be heard at trial. WMU stays "neutral" for now on a new arena in downtown Kalamazoo. A new study shows economic benefit of land banks in Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties. 


WMU Plans a national search to find a new leader for development and alumni relations. Body armor will help protect one of the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department dogs. The latest monthly report shows solid growth continues in West Michigan's industrial economy. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A ballot measure aimed at improving access to voting was turned over to the Secretary of State Monday. 

File photo of the South Haven lighthouse

The deadline is here for registering to vote in the August primary. Michigan insurers worry about delaying some payments called for under Obamacare. A warning about the risk of drowning in the Great Lakes.