Parchment Water Crisis: The First 24 Hours
The City of Parchment and some areas of Cooper Township in Kalamazoo County have tested positive for what the State of Michigan has designated as unsafe levels of PFAS.
BREAKING: Water Ban For Parchment, Cooper Township
The City of Parchment, and Cooper Township is advising any resident on the City of Parchment’s water supply system to IMMEDIATELY stop using their water for drinking after high amounts of the chemical PFAS have been found in the water supply of City of Parchment.
Public Meeting Set After PFAS Found In B.C. Area Wells
A public meeting will be held on July 30th following the Michigan DEQ identifying unsafe levels of perfluorinated chemicals in two private drinking wells near the Air National Guard base in Battle Creek.
Battle Creek Caribbean Festival Moved Indoors
The 2nd Annual Caribbean Festival kicks off at 5 p.m. at Kellogg Arena due to inclement weather. The family friendly event features music, food, vendors and entertainment.
Sunday Blaze Injures Battle Creek Firefighter
A Battle Creek firefighter suffered a minor injury while responding to a blaze early Sunday morning. Fire crews were called to a home on James St.
Kalamazoo K-9 Gets Protective Vest In Memory Fallen Officer
A Kalamazoo County police dog is getting a bullet and stab preventative vest in memory of a fallen officer. The Officer Collin Rose Memorial Foundation and Vested Interest Inc., a Massachusetts nonprofit, are sponsoring the vest for Roseco.
McDonald’s Salads Sicken 61, Michigan Affected
The FDA is working with McDonald’s to identify which salad ingredients have sickened at least 61 people in seven states. The states affected include Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, Kentucky, West Virginia and Missouri.
Former Athens Teacher Arrested
Former Athens High School teacher, 29 year-old Tyler Millward, was arrested Friday. Court documents show Millward allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student.
“Dear President”, A Michigan Mother’s Plea
Michigan native Wendell Brown was sentenced to 4 years of prison in China. 31-year-old Brown is a former linebacker at Ball State who made the Dean’s list and earned a degree in Criminal Justice
Georgia Peaches Available In Battle Creek Sunday
The Peach Truck will have fresh Georgia peaches and pecans available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tractor Supply Co. on B Drive North. Monday in Kalamazoo.