SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

A photo from June 20 shows water muddy with sediment at the Asylum Lake Preserve across from the BTR II site.
Courtesy photo / Steve Keto

The Michigan Supreme Court says prosecutors in two Allegan County cases relied on expert testimony, rather than specific evidence to win convictions. Tests show no arsenic at a WMU construction site. Could remains found near Sturgis be a Revolutionary War veteran? 

Kalamazoo County Administration Building - file photo from WMUK

President Trump threatens a veto over proposals to phase out PFASes. Kalamazoo County’s Treasurer warns of counterfeit bills. A case of measles is confirmed in northern Michigan. 

Michigan Supreme Court Building - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, The Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

The Michigan Supreme Court weighs its role in deciding a case over the Legislature amending of citizen-initiated laws. Slower economic growth is reported in West Michigan. A fire at Kalamazoo’s Latvian Lutheran Church is under investigation.

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

Governor Whitmer complains about the slow pace of completing the state budget. A one-time candidate for Congress in Southwest Michigan will run for Kalamazoo Mayor. Congressman Justin Amash formally resigns from the House Republican Caucus and the House Oversight Committee. 

Andy Robins / WMUK

Another Democrat joins the race for Congress in the district currently represented by Justin Amash. A former Michigan State University student challenges a finding he committed sexual assault. The Growlers and Bombers both win one-run games.