SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Kalamazoo Public Safety Headquarters - file photo by WMUK
WMUK

Police Departments respond to a hoax about active shooters in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek and other cities. Southwest Michigan College’s president is stepping down. Proposed “Red Flag” laws get support from the governor and cause a stir in a West Michigan Congressional race. 

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

A state grant will help Kalamazoo provide water service in communities with PFAS contaminated wells. Michigan’s marijuana regulatory agency looks to help Kalamazoo and other communities through its “social equity” program. Vice President Mike Pence postpones a visit to Detroit. 

State Capitol - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

A Michigan lawmaker wants a state ban on microbeads. Vice President Mike Pence will speak in Detroit this week. The Growlers have lost six straight, and the Bombers lose their final home game of the baseball season. 

Bronco Sculpture on Western Michigan University campus. Photo by Andy Robins, WMUK
Andy Robins / WMUK

The Director of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission is reprimanded for a remark “objectifying women.” Democratic Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris continue their campaign in Detroit. WMU announces this year’s athletics hall of fame class. 

State Capitol - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

The Michigan Court of Appeals says the state has short changed local governments in Michigan. A former aide to the Trump White House is running for state House in the district that includes Portage. Michigan gets poor grades for fighting cancer.

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