SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

The state waits to hear from owners of private wells in Parchment, while the city of Kalamazoo asks for homeowners to flush their pipes. The Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments about which witnesses can have support dogs in court. The Growlers are close to clinching a playoff spot, but the Bombers winning streak is getting in the way. 

Carlos Osorio / AP Photo

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina will not step down from disgraced MSU sports doctor Larry Nassar's appeals case. The State Department of Environmental Quality is still testing residential water wells in Parchment. Several counties in the Upper Peninsula get a federal disaster declaration, and more.

Water being distributed in Parchment - file photo
Gordon Evans / WMUK

Parchment  residents are hooked up to Kalamazoo water in response to PFASes. Congressman Fred Upton calls for the release of test results for contamination at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base. A lawsuit over Flint water contamination can go ahead, but Governor Snyder won't be a defendant. 

Rebecca Thiele / WMUK

A ballot proposal to change Michigan's redistricting process is headed to the November ballot. An appeals court decision says statements by accused Kalamazoo mass shooter Jason Dalton should not be admitted at trial. Entergy announces plans to sell the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant after its shut down. 


Michigan farmers markets could lose the ability to offer SNAP benefits to customers. A federal judge has delayed a ruling on whether a northern Michigan housing community can continue to have a religious requirement to live there. Battle Creek Commissioners will decide how to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of the city's vice mayor.