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Calhoun County Clerk Touts National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday, September 26 is National Voter Registration Day, and the Calhoun County Clerk’s Office wants to get as many people as they can registered. Chief Deputy Clerk of Elections Teri Loew says that this November, there will be important elections at the local level, and since in Michigan you need to register 30 days before an election, you need to get registered soon.

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Battle Creek Man Sentenced To 30 Years In Child Porn Case

44-year-old Matthew Andaluz pleaded guilty to producing child porn in June, after he was arrested in December; Andaluz originally came to the attention of authorities after investigators determined that a series of images showing the abuse of a 10-year-old girl had been taken at his home in Springfield.

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Homer Man Allegedly Attacks Wife With Box Cutter Monday

The Calhoun County Sheriff's Office says that just after 2am Monday, deputies were called to the 5000 block of 28 Mile Rd. in Homer Township on reports of domestic assault. Authorities say that a 35-year-old Homer Township man had assaulted his 24-year-old wife, cutting her clothes off with a box cutter and barricading her in a room.

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The Crash Occurred On This Stretch of I-94 Near Battle Creek (Credit: Google Maps)
The Crash Occurred On This Stretch of I-94 Near Battle Creek (Credit: Google Maps)
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Drivers Identified In Fiery Crash On I-94 Saturday

Police say that a semi-truck driven by 63-year-old Charles Rothney of Durand, Michigan had been travelling westbound on I-94 around noon Saturday, when he failed to slow down for traffic near mile marker 92 between Battle Creek and Augusta.

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Battle Creek Advises About Discolored Water After Valve Malfunction

The city of Battle Creek says that a valve problem at the Verona Pumping Station forced water mains to be closed, meaning that some sediment might have been loosened; however, the water should remain perfectly safe to drink.

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Battle Creek Woman Arrested After Leaving 3-Year-Old Alone To Go To Casino

Police say that they were originally called to the first block of N. Union St. Monday morning, after a neighbor said she saw a 3-year-old boy yelling from the second floor of a home for his mother. Police arrived and found the back door unlocked, and found the child alone, before turning him over to Child Protective Services.

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Early Morning Drive-By In Battle Creek Injures 2, 1 Critically

The Battle Creek Police Department says that just before 1am Thursday, they were called to the first block of Euclid Ave. to find a car leaving the scene; they stopped the car, and a 20-year-old Battle Creek man was found with a gunshot wound to his leg.

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Sergiy Serdyuk, ThinkStock
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New 1000 Megawatt Power Plant In Marshall Discussed

The $400 million Marshall Energy Center at Brooks Industrial Park in Calhoun County was discussed by the City Council Monday, with some councilors asking about jobs and environmental impact.

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James Pauls, ThinkStock
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Battle Creek’s Rental Rehab Program Ramps Up

The program is intended to renovate rental projects “to improve housing options and increase neighborhood vibrancy”. The city says that the projects that will take priority include ones locating in or near the downtown area or other business corridors, projects where the owner is also an occupant of the unit, and projects that turn vacant space into productive use.

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This Battle Creek Driver Drove Around Construction Barriers And Into a lot of Trouble

A scary moment happened recently along Custer Drive in Battle Creek

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