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Fountain of the Pioneers To Be Removed After Kalamazoo Vote
The Kalamazoo City Commission was in session for hours, and finally voted after 1am Tuesday, to remove the Fountain of the Pioneers amid complaints over its alleged racist iconography. After the 5-1 vote, the Fountain of the Pioneers will be removed sometime this year. A new location for the statue …
Battle Creek Considering Moves To Increase Pet License Compliance
According to the agenda, commissioners will be considering contracting with the company DocuPet to provide pet licensing services; The City also proposes increasing license fees.
Nico’s Movie Review: ‘Death Wish’ Sucks On Most Levels
The original film with Charles Bronson honestly has many faults it shares with this remake, and it was rightly criticized for them at the time. But at least in 1974, Death Wish was innovative and the first mainstream film of its kind.
Embezzlement Accusations Hitting Former Kalamazoo Strong Staff
Last week, Kalamazoo County authorities obtained a warrant for 34-year-old Rachel Kaiser, after they believe she embezzled over $3,500 from Kalamazoo Strong by creating a credit card connected to the organization’s PayPal account.
Battle Creek City Commission Considers Giving Lakeview An Officer
Lakeview School District Board President Eric Greene told 95.3 WBCK this week that the district and Battle Creek Police Department agreed to bring in the liaison officer on Monday, as part of Lakeview’s efforts to tighten security amid fears of school shootings.
Calhoun County Prosecutor Finds January Police Shooting Was Justified
Prosecutor David Gilbert reviewed the incident from January 22, where police entered an apartment containing 36-year-old Joshuah Prough and shot him several times.
Kendall St. Pantry Receives $3,000 And More From Firekeeper’s
Back in January, Firekeeper’s Casino Hotel held a Poker Tournament Series to raise money for the local food bank. Now, they are announcing their results. Firekeeper’s says that the Restock the Shelves event gathered over 400 pounds of non-perishable food, and over $3,000 in cash donati…
MSP Offers Tips For Safe Flooding Cleanup In Southwest Michigan
Floodwaters have finally receded in most of Southwest Michigan, but it’s now cleanup time. Many streets in Kalamazoo could have debris on them, and many homes and businesses also need to be assessed for damage.
Kalamazoo Police Officer Off Leave After Drunk Driving Plea
45-year-old Jeffery Crouse had been arrested last October after he crashed his car while off duty; he was subsequently charged with driving while intoxicated and carrying a concealed weapon while under the influence.
KCC Spokesman Discusses Free Speech Lawsuit Settlement
KCC Public Information and Marketing Director Eric Greene tells 95.3 WBCK's Morning Show that the 2016 incident was “part of a national campaign that KCC got caught up in”. Green says that they were trying to "intentionally provoke action" from law enforcement and colleg…