Calhoun County

Man Hit By Semi While Walking In Road Left Critically Injured
The Battle Creek Police Department says that they were called to Columbia Ave. near Helmer Rd. around 6:30pm Tuesday, after a man was seen walking away from his car after it had gone off the road. Witnesses said the man had been walking on Helmer Rd, causing cars to swerve around him; shortly after,…
3,400 Lose Power In Kalamazoo, Calhoun Counties
Around 3,400 people are without power in Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties Monday morning.

According to Consumer’s Energy’s Outage Map, residents in Galesburg, Climax and western Battle Creek lost power around 7am, with the cause unknown.
Michigan State Police Post in Battle Creek To Be Sold, Demolished
The Battle Creek City Commission will be meeting again on Tuesday, and they have a few items of note on their agenda.
According to the agenda, one item that will be up for a vote is a deal to finally sell the land the vacant Michigan State Police post sits on, at the corner of Columbia Ave. and LaVi…
Portion Of I-94 To Be Named After Fallen Fire Chief In New Bill
On Thursday, Senator Margaret O’Brien of Portage introduced the bill, which would name 6 miles of I-94 between Sprinkle Rd. and Galesburg in honor of Switalski. In a release to her website, Sen. O’Brien says that renaming the highway will not only honor Chief Switalski’s contrib…
Kellogg’s Donates $100,000 For Hurricane Harvey Relief
The Kellogg Co. has announced that they will be donating $100,000 to disaster relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.
The Battle Creek company says Monday that since Harvey made landfall on the Gulf Coast Friday, they’ve made the commitment to help support Feeding America with…
Southwest Michigan’s Billboard Mystery Has Been Solved!
Last week, I brought up a question regarding some mysterious billboards that had popped up around Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. Now, it seems the mystery has been solved!
This week, several of the billboards that had previously contained red images, initially thought to be letters, were replaced by a c…
Battle Creek Meijer Evacuated After Fire In Cart Area
A Meijer store in Battle Creek had to be evacuated early Monday morning after a small fire started in the cart storage area near the front of building.
The Battle Creek Fire Department says in a release that around 2am Monday, fire crews were called to the Meijer on W...

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