SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state


Governor Rick Snyder wants more money for environmental cleanup and water infrastructure. Homeless residents continue protests in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park. Stryker is buying a Virginia company that makes spinal devices. 

A recall election is set in Bedford Township for November. A legal battle continues over an independent candidate running for Michigan Attorney General. M-STEP test results show a lack of progress.


A cut in electric rates for some Southwest Michigan customers at the same time gas rates go up. Labor issues for nurses at a northern Michigan hospital and Ferris State University faculty. A new superintendent for Parchment Schools. 

No new sentence for Larry Nassar. Ferris State professors are ordered back to the classroom. A second death due to West Nile Virus in Michigan this year.

Filters should be installed for owners of residential wells east of the Kalamazoo River by the end of the week. Michigan Democrats and Republicans finalize their statewide tickets for November. A series of events this week in Detroit will honor the life of legendary singer Aretha Franklin.