While New York and New England get pummeled by a blizzard, southwest Michigan has a fairly quiet weather picture – for now at least. Forecasters are keeping an eye on Wednesday and Thursday, with potential for a snow/rain combination which could include some ice. Differing forecasts for later in the week could be seen as [...]
Another phase of renovations are underway at Battle Creek’s McCamly Plaza Hotel downtown, with the most visible areas of the hotel getting a facelift. Between 2009 and 2012, Battle Creek Unlimited says $6.5 million was invested in renovations to 239 guest rooms and suites. Now, more is being invested for renovations to the first floor [...]
(MRN) A bill before the state Senate would require all state-owned or leased vehicles to have a tracking device. Senator Tonya Schuitmaker is sponsoring the measure after a state elevator inspector in Kalamazoo was caught golfing several times last summer instead of being at work. The Lawton Republican says devices that record how far and [...]
Kalamazoo’s Calise Manning learns well. Her mother, Centerria Manning of Kalamazoo, taught the 4-year-old how to dial 911, because Centerria is epileptic, and was concerned someday she might need help if she were to have a seizure, according to CNN.