SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

A report finds a possible shortage of staff at the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital. The Catholic Diocese of Kalamazoo warns that a former employee may be committing immigration fraud. An Upper Peninsula university offers a degree in cannabis business.

Western Michigan University President Edward Montgomery - file photo by WMUK's Sehvilla Mann
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK-FM

WMU’s president is elected to a prestigious academy. Kalamazoo County gets a large federal grant to help reduce infant mortality. A new task force will look at who’s in Michigan jails and why. 

Kalamazoo Public Safety squad car - file photo by Sehvilla Mann, WMUK
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Two Kalamazoo Public School teachers have been honored for their work. The Kalamazoo County’s Prosecutors Office says Kalamazoo Public Safety officers were justified in a fatal shooting last month. MSU’s former president will return to court in June. 

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo. Photo by Sehvilla Mann, WMUK
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

A Kalamazoo City Commissioner plans to step down as she moves out of the city. The state House Transportation Committee explores how to fix roads. Benton Harbor’s Finance Director has resigned, but city commissioners haven’t acted to fill the vacancy.

YWCA of Kalamazoo - file photo by WMUK

A report calls for improving the system to protect children from abuse. The YWCA of Kalamazoo announces its annual Women of Achievement Awards. Bernie Sanders brings his Presidential campaign to Michigan and other Midwestern states.