SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

W.K. Kellogg Foundation - in Battle Creek - file photo by WMUK

A $15.5 million dollar grant will help prepare Battle Creek School District students and teachers. Kalamazoo Public Schools will end the academic year as scheduled. Federal scientists are monitoring whether water levels in part of Michigan are affected by Nestle withdrawals. 

Michigan’s Secretary of State calls for quickly drawing new maps for Congress and state Legislature. Signs of a potential economic slow down in West Michigan. WMU tries to secure a spot in the MAC baseball tournament. 

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

PFAS’s are discovered at a site in Hartford. Governor Whitmer says she would veto current bills to reform auto insurance. WMU’s softball season ends in the MAC tournament. 

Voting sign outside polling place - file photo by Andrew Robins, WMUK
Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

Another auto insurance reform bill is passed in the state Legislature. Perrigo sells its animal health business. A settlement allows posting some ballot pictures on social media. 

Kalamazoo Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK

KPS Superintendent Michael Rice is set to become Michigan’s next state Superintendent of Public Instruction. Voters back a school infrastructure proposal in Comstock and a request for roads in Emmet Township. Auto insurance changes pass the Michigan Senate.