Kalamazoo County

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Kalamazoo County has a plan for reducing domestic violence. It’s working toward launching a “Trauma Court” for repeat offenders that would seek to change their behavior, not just punish it.


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The Kalamazoo County Board has denied a Freedom of Information Act appeal that could have revealed the names of witnesses in an ongoing investigation of the Treasurer’s office.

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As Kalamazoo County’s identification program approaches its first birthday, 1755 people have signed up for a card - a total far ahead of what the ID Advisory Board had anticipated, says Chair Francisco Villegas.

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Two women will head up the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners in the new term. Members elected Democrat Julie Rogers, who’s in her fourth term in the Board, as chair at their meeting last Tuesday night. Tracy Hall, who’s in her second term and is also a Democrat, was elected Vice Chair.

Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner's Office

Flooding is still plaguing some parts of Kalamazoo County. Areas of Mattawan, Portage and Texas Township have had exceptionally high groundwater for months. That’s flooded basements and forced the closure of a few roads. 

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