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.

Battle Creek Police Officer Arraigned On Drunk Driving Charges
The City of Battle Creek says that Officer Chad Francisco was arraigned on drunk driving charges Wednesday morning, in Calhoun County. Authorities say that Francisco had been off duty and driving his personal vehicle early morning February 11, when he allegedly crashed into a utility pole in the Cit…
Flooding Closes Battle Creek Linear Path In Two Places Wednesday
The City of Battle Creek says Wednesday morning that the Linear Path under the Emmett Street Bridge near Wagner Drive, and under the West Michigan Avenue bridge in downtown, are both closed due to high waters. Barricades have now been put in place, and they will be removed when the water level lower…
Battle Creek Fire Chief David Schmaltz On Leave Of Absence
The City of Battle Creek made the disclosure Tuesday, and said that they would not go into details about Chief David Schmaltz’s leave out of respect for his privacy; Schmaltz says that he is taking time to “focus on his personal well-being and consider his future options.” Schma…

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