Almost $7.9 Million In Tax Breaks Awarded To Heritage Tower
On Tuesday, a pair of tax exemptions were approved that will allow the developers to avoid a total of $7.9 million in taxes on the 80-year-old building.
Meet The Candidates For Harper Creek School Board October 16
The district says that the "Meet The Candidates" event will allow voters the chance to learn more, and also ask questions.
Memorial For Dead Student Painted Over At Lakeview High School
After 13-year-old Lakeview Middle Schooler Kaileb Cobb took his own life September 5, the spirit rocks at Lakeview High School, were painted with memorials.
Hepatitis A Vaccines Recommended For Popular Ren Fair Atendees
Officials have learned that a person who went to the Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly, MI on September 1 had a confirmed case of hepatitis A.
Changes To Battle Creek Pet Licenses Being Considered
The goal of these changes, according to the city, is to increase compliance; it's estimated that only about 4% of pets are actually licensed.
Up To Life In Prison For Man Convicted In Marshall Rape Case
Police say that in March 2017, Dontez Boykins and a 26-year-old woman were found in a disabled car on I-69, with the woman saying she had been raped by him.
Some Cold Drugs Could Be Prescription Only In Michigan
Three Michigan House bills would add drugs containing ephedrine and pseudoephedrine, such as Sudafed and Claritin-D, to the definition of “prescription drugs”.
Battle Creek Now Accepting Absentee Ballot Applications
Absentee ballots are available for those who for whatever reason can’t make it to the polls November 6, although you need to meet certain requirements.
Kalamazoo River In Battle Creek Tests High For Certain PFAS
While the cause of these high levels isn’t yet confirmed, DEQ spokespeople say that there is a “correlation” between the PFOS and the Battle Creek ANG Base.
KCC Offering Dementia Caregiver Certification In Battle Creek
These eight-hour courses are a part of KCC's Lifelong Learning Department. They are designed to help "increase understanding of dementia".
Battle Creek Man Arrested After Leading Police On Lengthy Chase
The chase began when Battle Creek Police Officers were involved in pursuing a vehicle in the area of Goodale Ave. near Washington.
Battle Creek Man Dies In Friday House Fire
Firefighters arrived to find heavy fire in the main living quarters of the home, and inside, they found a deceased elderly man, as well as a family pet.
Work Postponed On E. Roosevelt Ave. Until October
The City of Battle Creek says that as part of an improvement project at the Verona Pumping Station, E. Roosevelt Ave. needs to be closed near Bailey Park.
Kalamazoo NAACP President Has Home Raided In CSC Investigation
The Michigan State Police were at the Rev. Strick Strickland’s home Thursday, as they investigate allegations of criminal sexual conduct and pandering.
Weapons Stolen In Rash Of Burglaries Near Marshall
Sometime between 9pm Monday and 3pm Tuesday, “a number of” breaking and entering incidents took place in the 1400 block of Michigan Ave. in Marshall Township.
'Do Not Eat' ANY Kellogg's Honey Smacks, CDC Still Recommends
The CDC recommends that you "Do not eat Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal of any size package or with any 'best used by' date." They warn against buying the cereal.
Demolition Of Marshall's State Farm Building Starts After Delays
The State Farm building at 410 East Dr. has been vacant since 2006, and efforts to find a buyer for the property were unsuccessful, leading to the demolition.
Labor Dispute Could Lead To Delays On Calhoun County Road Work
The Operating Engineers Local 324 have been working without a contract, and since they can’t come to an agreement the MITA has decided to start a lockout.
Suspect Charged With Threatening Branch County Man With Knife
An Ovid Township homeowner had called 911 for suspicious activity, when a suspect allegedly broke through his patio door and threatened him.
Michigan Meth Ring Busted, 18 Charged In Year Long Investigation
Authorities say that the ring was in charge of a scheme to distribute and sell meth in west Michigan, and nearly 17 pounds of meth have been seized.