SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

File photo of road construction by WMUK
WMUK

Governor Whitmer says years of moving around money has made Michigan’s roads among the worst in the country. This year’s first case of West Nile Virus in in the state is reported. State lawmakers approve help for farmers. 

Two groups looking to restrict abortions in Michigan are a step closer to collecting petition signatures. A West Michigan lawmaker co-sponsors a bill to ban “sanctuary cities.” The Growlers rally for a win, the Bombers game is stopped by rain.

Kalamazoo County Administration Building - file photo from WMUK
WMUK

Kalamazoo County Commissioners seek feedback on mental health services. Another Democrat enters the race in the district represented by Republican Justin Amash. Teachers and other school workers hold a rally at the state Capitol to call for more education funding. 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer - file photo by Gordon Evans, WMUK
Gordon Evans / WMUK

Kalamazoo County Commissioner Stephanie Moore will run for state House next year. Governor Whitmer announces grants for better treatment of opioid addiction. Protesters call for a stop of deportations to Iraq. 

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

Governor Whitmer could soon sign legislation allowing public employees to administer opioid overdose treatments. A Flint hospital disputes the state’s findings about a connection to legionella exposure. The Bombers winning streak ends. The Growlers losing streak continues.

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