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Health Officials Warn Of West Nile Virus This Summer
The Barry-Eaton District Health Department says that since 2001, West Nile Virus has shown up every year in communities around Michigan; so far in 2018 however, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that only mosquito populations in the Thumb and Midland areas have tested positiv…
Car Crashes Into Battle Creek McDonald’s Friday Morning
The crash happened at the Capital Ave. SW McDonald's, near I-94, around 7:30am Friday. The crash didn't result in any injuries, either to the driver or those inside.
‘De-Barking’ Could Be Banned In Michigan Under New Bills
Two bills would make it a crime for veterinarians to perform a “devocalization” procedure on an animal unless it is deemed therapeutically necessary.
Kalamazoo To Begin Accepting Medical Marijuana Business Applications
This year, the City Commission approved allowing medical marijuana facilities to open up within city limits consistent with state law, and the City Clerk announced Thursday that they are awaiting those businesses. The application period runs from June 7 to June 28, and no applications will be accept…
Michigan Bill Would Allow Veterans To Get A CPL For Free
House Bill 5987, introduced Tuesday, would let veterans of the US Armed Force, Armed Forces Reserve, or Michigan National Guard apply for a concealed carry permit for free, waiving the $100 fee everyone else has to pay. Veterans could also avoid the $115 fee associated with renewing the permit.
Upton Lobbies Sec. of Defense For Battle Creek To Host Missile Defense
Representative Fred Upton from St. Joseph announced he had sent a letter to Secretary of Defense James Mattis, urging the selection of the Fort Custer Training Center as the site of the potential Continental Interceptor Site. In the letter, Upton says Battle Creek is ideal because of its strategic l…
DEQ Awards $1.25 Million Loan For Vicksburg Paper Mill Overhaul
The Kalamazoo County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority says Monday that the $100,000 grant and $1.25 million loan will help with environmental concerns.
MDHHS Says ‘Do Not Eat’ Fish From Parts Of Kalamazoo River
The 2018 regional Eat Safe Fish Guides were released May 1 by the MDHHS. The guide says that from the Morrow Dam in Kalamazoo County to the Allegan Dam in Allegan County, every fish caught in the Kalamazoo River is listed as "Do Not Eat" due to PCBs in the fish. According to the MDHHS, eat…
KCC And WMU Team Up To Make Transferring Credits Easier
The agreement lays out the process by which a student at KCC could complete their associate’s degree, and be sure that all of their credits transfer to WMU.
Battle Creek’s 15 Carlyle St. To Host New Brewery, Office Space And More
BCU says in a release Tuesday that Restore (269) worked together with them on a plan to renovate the building at 15 Carlyle St, which faces the Battle Creek River. As a result of the plan, the building has now been awarded to Restore (269), and they plan on turning it into a mixed-use facility known…