SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

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.

Kalamazoo Public Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK

Kalamazoo Schools have an interim superintendent ready when Michael Rice starts his new job with the state. The Flint water crisis investigation changes gears. Governor Whitmer says Michigan could lose a lot of money and clout without full Census participation. 

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Arcadia Campus - file photo by WMUK

Michigan lawmakers make another attempt at requiring elected officials to disclose financial information. KVCC’s president gets a raise after his first evaluation. A proposal would put an electronic privacy guarantee in Michigan’s constitution. 

Benton Harbor officials come to Lansing to try and keep the city’s high school open. A Kalamazoo attorney asks to withdraw his nomination for a federal judgeship. Michigan’s Attorney General joins opposition to a large telecom merger. 

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

Benton Harbor’s school board works on a plan to keep the district’s high school open. A legal challenge creates uncertainty over collecting petition signatures. Jury deliberations begin Tuesday for an MSU dean facing multiple charges.