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Plan To Remove Battle Creek’s Stained Glass Seal Moving Forward
The window features the Battle Creek City Seal, which shows a white surveyor about to club a Native American with the butt of his rifle; the City seal has been almost entirely phased out of use, with its only remaining place of prominence being the stained glass, located on a third-floor stairwell n…
Battle Creek’s Deteriorating Toys R Us Could Be Getting New Life
A resolution will be introduced on the zoning of the building on Beckley Rd, in order to allow a U-Haul moving and self storage facility for use on the land.
Suspects Sought After Kalamazoo Armed Robbery Thursday
The KDPS says that around 1am Thursday, a Kalamazoo resident was approached by two men in the area of South Pitcher St. and Walnut St. The men allegedly hit him with an object, and stole his wallet at gun point before fleeing on foot.
Parchment Agrees To Use Kalamazoo Water For One Year
The Kalamazoo City Commission and Parchment City Commission have both now voted to approve providing Parchment’s residents with Kalamazoo water.
Local Vet, State Warn Of Increase In Canine Influenza In Michigan
On 95.3 WBCK's Animal Talk show on Saturday, July 28, Dr. Ron VanRyswyk of the Dickman Road Veterinary Clinic in Battle Creek warned about the rise in dog flu in the Grand Rapids and Detroit areas.
One Hurt, 150 Gallons of Asphalt Spilled Near Albion In Crash
The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office says that around 4:51pm Tuesday, the work truck had been heading Westbound in the 25,000 block of W. Michigan Ave. in Sheridan Township when it lost control and rolled onto the edge of the railroad tracks.
Village Inn Apartments Condemned By Battle Creek Fire Marshal
The Village Inn Apartments has had its entire complex condemned, after inspection by the Battle Creek Fire Marshal and the City’s Building Inspector. Whether or not the buildings will be demolished remains to be seen.
Battle Creek Apartments Evacuated After Large Fire Sunday Night
The fire reportedly started around 10:30pm Sunday. Authorities believe that everyone inside was able to get out, though at least seven residents had to be treated for smoke inhalation and one firefighter suffered from overexertion.
Wastewater Has Been Dumping PFAS Into Kalamazoo River, DEQ Says
After the City of Kalamazoo tested their wastewater system, they determined that upwards of four times the state standard for certain types of PFAS were being discharged into the Kalamazoo River.
Battle Creek’s ‘Racist’ Stained-Glass Window Could Be Removed
The City is working with the Native American Heritage Fund to remove the image of the City Seal that is in a stained glass window in City Hall, the only place the seal remains.