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…
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.
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.
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.
For months now, Battle Creek’s government and community members have been working to get together a presentation that would lead to the city becoming an All-America City: an award handed out every year by the National Civic League.