The Battle Creek based food company announced on Thursday that they were cutting 79 jobs nationally, with 67 of those jobs being in Battle Creek; the cuts to salaried workers will take effect February 25.
In Michigan, it's illegal to text and drive, but this ordinance also prohibits talking on the phone and "sending, receiving, and reading" any data on a cell phone while behind the wheel. Use of a hands-free device will still be allowed.
The USPS says that for Michigan ZIP codes that begin with 486 to 499 and Detroit codes 480 to 485, no mail will be delivered Wednesday, January 30. That includes Battle Creek, Kalamazoo, and most of their surrounding areas.
Battle Creek Unlimited is working on their plans to demolish the former Shrank’s Cafeteria and Catering building at 85 and 87 W. Michigan Ave, with the goal of having the tear down complete in the spring.