SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Kalamazoo County Administration Building - file photo from WMUK
WMUK

Michigan’s Attorney General plans to file legal action to shut down Line 5. Kalamazoo County’s local ID program has surpassed its goal for the first year. Members of the State Congressional delegation want more federal money for environmental issues.

Michigan Congressman Justin Amash - file photo by Gordon Evans, WMUK
Gordon Evans / WMUK

Representative Justin Amash says Congress should begin impeachment proceedings to hold President Trump accountable. MSU has a new president. Kalamazoo’s Vice Mayor will remain director of a state LGBTQ rights organization.

Sign on the Michigan State University Campus, Branislav Ondrasik, Wikimedia Commons
Branislav Ondrasik / Wikimedia Commons

Michigan State University trustees meet to select a new president. A plan to keep Asian Carp out of the Great Lakes goes to Congress. Gas prices drop in Michigan after an increase last week.

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Lawmakers may vote today on a deal to overhaul no-fault car insurance. PFASes have turned up in wells in the Hartford area. The Detroit Metro Airport is expecting lots of travelers for Memorial Day Weekend, and the Coast Guard is reminding boaters how to stay safe. The Kalamazoo Air Zoo is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. A funeral home in Battle Creek is shutting down on orders from the state. The FBI adds to its list of alleged evidence against indicted Rep. Larry Inman.  The State Court of Appeals says a commitment ceremony is not a legal marriage. And are mushrooms the next blueberry in Michigan?

David Goldman / AP Photo

Michigan's attorney general says a law passed last year violates the state constitution. A group in Kalamazoo hopes to start a needle-exchange program. Newaygo County is home to a new restored habitat for endangered Karner Blue butterflies. The President of Kellogg Community College has announced his retirement. A Michigan women's prison has had another scabies outbreak.  Proposed legislation would let more people administer antidotes for opioids. A Catholic organization is suing over same-sex adoptions it says it shouldn't be forced to allow. Pastors in Kalamazoo organize to help a church whose building burned last week. The Coast Guard releases an app for boaters on the Great Lakes.

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