Dangerous Ice Jam Builds On The Kalamazoo River
The National Weather Service has a flood warning posted for the central portion of Kalamazoo County as a result. The river has already been high for the last few weeks, and then went much higher with the heavy rains from last weekend.
Drug Testing Starts At Plainwell High School
The district is attempting to deter drug abuse with the program and develop Plainwell High School as a regional leader in drug abuse prevention.
Hastings Schools Ban Student Use Of Cell Phones
District administrators say the ban is due to an ongoing situation with disrupted classrooms and misuse of the devices by students during the school day.
Powerball Ticket Sold In Michigan Goes Unclaimed
A Powerball ticket worth $1 million and sold in suburban Detroit expired at midnight.
Fire at Battle Creek’s Econo Lodge Overnight
The embattled Econo Lodge in Battle Creek caught fire overnight. The hotel was set to officially close tomorrow for 90 days. That’s because of an agreement reached with the city last month. Motel management has been moving long stay guests out in advance of the closing.
Battle Creek Prepares For America’s President
The City of Battle Creek plans a number of public communications for residents and business owners as the pending visit by President Donald Trump is organized.
Battle Creek Area Sees Increased Trooper Patrols On I-94
Michigan State Police are boosting patrol activity along I-94. One of the reasons is a big drug bust that occurred during a routine traffic stop on I-94 just west of Kalamazoo late last week.
Vice President Pence Visits West Michigan Today
The Vice President’s trip here to West Michigan points out the area’s importance to the campaign of President Trump.
GoFundMe Campaign Underway For Wounded Battle Creek Police Officer
Battle Creek Police Officer Jeff Johnson was wounded over the weekend in a shootout with a wanted man.
Gilmore Car Museum To Build A Muscle Car Exhibit
The 1968 Ford Mustang GT is considered by many as the most iconic muscle car of all, thanks to its role in the Steve McQueen movie…Bullitt.