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Beloved Kalamazoo Mexican Eateries Underpay Employees, Feds Say
Los Amigos In Kalamazoo and Portage, and Riviera Maya in Kalamazoo, are accused of paying their staff much less than the required $7.25 federal minimum wage.
Fight Leads To Death Of Battle Creek Homeless Man Wednesday
Reports of an assault brought Battle Creek Police Officers to the 30 block of Green St. behind the Liberty Convenience Store around 11:37pm Wednesday, where they found a man unresponsive on the ground.
Study: Calhoun County Land Bank Has $11.4 Million Impact On Community
The Michigan Association of Land Banks says that the study was carried out to determine the impact land banks have on their communities, and they looked at the organizations in Calhoun, Kalamazoo, and Benzie Counties.
Kellogg Community College Expanding Options For Medical Students
KCC says that they are now recruiting students for four programs, three of which are certificate programs and one which is an associates degree program. Dr. Jan Karazim, dean of Workforce Development at KCC, says that these Allied Health programs are designed to help increase career options for loca…
Why Does Southwest Michigan Need To Travel An Hour To See ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’
I went and saw the new documentary chronicling Fred Rogers and his show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" called Won't You Be My Neighbor?, and I absolutely loved it. I felt the message espoused by Mister Rodgers is one we need desperately in this day and age. The only problem was, I…
Protest Against ICE Brings Out Hundreds To Calhoun County Jail
Over 200 people stood out on Battle Creek’s Michigan Ave. to protest the separation of children from their mothers by Immigration and Customs Enforcement while they are in America illegally.
CDC: Don’t Eat Any Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Cereal
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that if you have any Honey Smacks cereal, you shouldn't eat it regardless of its size or "best if used by" date. The advisory had initially only applied to 15.3 ounce and 23 ounce boxes of Honey Smacks with a "best if used by&quo…
Tekonsha Superintendent Accused Of Sexual Assault, Barred From School Grounds
Tekonsha Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Kawaski has been under investigation by the district for alleged misconduct since May, and the police became involved after the principal of Tekonsha Elementary accused him of sexually assaulting her on Monday.
Next Appeals Hearing In Dalton Case Set for July 10
The defense for 47-year-old Jason Dalton has been seeking to have some of his statements kept from trial, as they say they were made after Dalton told investigators he didn’t want to speak. Dalton is accused of killing six people and wounding two others in February 2016.
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…