SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

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. 

South Haven Pier at Lake Michigan - file photo by WMUK

State lawmakers want to make it easier to get a name change after a divorce. Beach goers are urged to go “plastic free” for the holiday weekend. The Growlers sweep a double header from the Bombers in Kalamazoo. 

Kalamazoo County Prosecutor's office. Photo by Andy Robins, WMUK
Andy Robins / WMUK

Benton Harbor’s School Board rejects a state school improvement plan. Kalamazoo County’s Prosecutor drops more than 250 marijuana possession cases. A state grant program aims to bring high speed internet to rural areas.

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

The state reaches a deal with the Air Force on PFAS clean up. Kalamazoo sells land to be developed as a cannabis farm. Presidential candidate Pete Buttgieg plans a fundraiser in Saugatuck.