Southwest Michigan

Southwest Michigan Needs The Mister Rogers Documentary
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…
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…
5 Delicious Food Fests Coming Soon to Southwest Michigan
The sun is shining. The birds are singing. We made it to spring, folks! We sure have been cooped up in our respective dwellings for far too long, and there's no better way to get out and enjoy this weather than by celebrating some of the many foods that make Michigan a truly delicious place to …
Southwest MI Traffic Stops Prompt ACLU Letter To State Police
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan is asking for the Michigan State Police to take a close look at how it conducts traffic stops. The ACLU says that they have been receiving several complaints from citizens about possible racial profiling while being pulled over on a stretch of I-94 in s…
Free Access To IDs Could Be Coming For Homeless Citizens
Homeless residents of Calhoun County might soon be getting a break, when it comes to obtaining identification.
The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that Calhoun County Commissioners are considering adopting a pilot program that would provide free access to things like birth certificates and state ID car…
Child-Friendly Ambulance Introduced By Bronson Healthcare
Bronson Healthcare will be operating a new ambulance very soon that will be exclusively for child patient transport.
In a news release, Bronson says that the pediatric ambulance will bring children from around Southwest Michigan to Bronson Children’s Hospital in Kalamazoo for treatmen…

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