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Union St, Historic Bridge Park Closed Due To Flooding
The City of Battle Creek says that Friday morning. Union Street just north of Ivanhoe was closed, due to floods. Crews say that a storm sewer is backed up with water from the Battle Creek River. The storm sewer itself is clear, so the situation remains under monitoring.
MI House Resolution Would Drastically Change State Legislature
Joint Resolution GG, introduced by Republican Martin Howrylak of Troy and co-sponsored by two Republicans and three Democrats, would change Michigan’s Constitution to completely do away with our current two-chamber legislature, and replace it with a unicameral legislature.
Calhoun County Warned After String Of Mail Thefts Reported
Sgt. Chris Rabbit says that in Battle Creek, Emmett Township and all of Calhoun County, there have been reports of suspects going from mailbox to mailbox and sifting through them, apparently looking for checks or gift cards; some of the suspects may even be posing as mail carriers.
Blue Cross Recognizes Bronson Battle Creek, Kalamazoo For Maternity Care
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan designated both hospitals as Blue Distinction Centers for the “expertise” they showed in making the birth process safe and effective; other requirements include demonstrating what is called "Family Centered Care" practices, such as allowing …
BCPD Officer Arrested for Drunk Driving While Off Duty
The City of Battle Creek says Sunday that the unnamed officer was off duty and in his personal vehicle, when he crashed into a utility pole around 4am in the City of Springfield. He wasn’t hurt and was arrested shortly afterwards.
Meijer Recalls Yogurts Over Fears of Glass Contamination
The Food and Drug Administration says that Meijer learned of the problem when a customer returned a yogurt, containing two pieces of glass, and further investigation led them to believe that a problem at the manufacturing facility might have caused the contamination.
Medical Weed Businesses OK’d In Bedford Township Thursday
For the second time this week, a Calhoun County municipality has approved ordinances that allow for medical marijuana businesses to set up shop. At their meeting Thursday, the Bedford Township Board of Trustees passed unanimously the two ordinances, which allow medical marijuana dispensaries, grower…
Governor Would Appoint University Boards, Board Of Education Under New Bills
House Bills 5515 and 5516 would remove from the ballot the state board of education members, regents at the University of Michigan, trustees at Michigan State University, and governors of Wayne State University, and also remove those offices from the definition of “state elected official.…
Battle Creek Approves Medical Marijuana Businesses
At the Battle Creek City Commission meeting Tuesday night, two ordinances regarding the zoning and licensing of medical marijuana growers, testers, processors, transporters and dispensaries were voted on. Mayor Mark Behnke tells 95.3 WBCK that the ordinances passed 8-0, with Vice Mayor Dave Walters …
Kalamazoo Lawmaker Introduces Bill Expanding Bottle Deposits
In Michigan, we already pay a 10 cent deposit on bottles and cans of carbonated beverages, a measure introduced 42 years ago in order to incentivize recycling. Now, a measure to spread that deposit to most other drinks is being considered.