Gordon Evans

News Reporter/Producer

WMUK's Gordon Evans is an accomplished reporter and interviewer. A 1990 graduate of Michigan State, he came to WMUK from WAAM in Ann Arbor.


Western Michigan University says a student has tested positive for COVID-19. 

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Kalamazoo County Health officials say the death of “an older adult with underlying medical conditions” is being attributed to COVID-19. 

Physicians Assistant Jessica Hamilton, left, and Amena Beslic RN holds a swab and test tube kit to test people for COVID-19 at a drive through station set up in the parking lot of the Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mi, (AP file photo/Paul Sancya)
Paul Sancya / AP Photo

Calhoun County officials say two adults have tested positive for the coronavirus. One is self isolation and in stable condition. The other is being treated in isolation at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo after being transferred from the Advantage Living Center in Battle Creek. Confirmed cases have also been reported in Berrien, Allegan, and Barry counties. 

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Kalamazoo Public Safety Headquarters - file photo by WMUK

The city of Kalamazoo has declared a local state of emergency in anticipation of possible large crowds for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations. According to the city, the declaration allows for establishing police zones in areas where large gatherings are expected.