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Getty Images By: Jeff Swensen
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3,400 Lose Power In Kalamazoo, Calhoun Counties

Around 3,400 people are without power in Kalamazoo and Calhoun Counties Monday morning.

According to Consumer’s Energy’s Outage Map, residents in Galesburg, Climax and western Battle Creek lost power around 7am, with the cause unknown.

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Courtesy Michael McLeieer
Courtesy Michael McLeieer
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Portion Of I-94 To Be Named After Fallen Fire Chief In New Bill

On Thursday, Senator Margaret O’Brien of Portage introduced the bill, which would name 6 miles of I-94 between Sprinkle Rd. and Galesburg in honor of Switalski. In a release to her website, Sen. O’Brien says that renaming the highway will not only honor Chief Switalski’s contributions to the community, but it will also serve as a reminder to motorists to drive safe.

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Dr. Dania Bazzi, superintendent at the Galesburg-Augusta School District in the WBCK studio September 29. WBCK-Townsquare Media
Dr. Dania Bazzi, superintendent at the Galesburg-Augusta School District in the WBCK studio September 29. WBCK-Townsquare Media
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Galesburg-Augusta Seeks New Superintendent

The search has now begun for a suitable candidate to fill the seat of Superintendent at the Galesburg-Augusta Community Schools.

According to a press release, at their meeting Monday the school Board of Education officially laid out a plan to replace Dr...

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The Slightly Above Average Adventures of Sandinkler
The Slightly Above Average Adventures of Sandinkler
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School Buses Race in Daring Figure-8 at Galesburg

Survival, not winning may be the goal as school buses race on a dangerous figure-8 track at Galesburg.

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Cortez Lewis has been missing since Sunday. (Photo Provided by City of Battle Creek)
Cortez Lewis. (Photo Provided by City of Battle Creek)
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More Information Available On Missing Man Connected To Car In River

Authorities are still trying to confirm the identity of the driver of a car that entered a Calhoun County river a week ago.

The City of Battle Creek says that police investigators are still not sure if the driver was 31-year-old Cortez Lewis of Detroit; Lewis was reported missing by his girlfriend Sunday, the day after the Hyundai sedan supposedly crashed into the river...

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Federherz, ThinkStock
Federherz, ThinkStock
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Galesburg Troop 265 Receives Grant From Consumers Energy

A Kalamazoo County Boy Scout troop is receiving more community support after their camping gear was stolen last month.

MLive reports that the Consumers Energy Foundation has awarded to one of Galesburg Scout Troop 265’s leaders a $1,000 grant...

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The Man Was Found Dead At Country View Apartments In Galesburg. (Credit: Google Street View)
The Man Was Found Dead At Country View Apartments In Galesburg. (Credit: Google Street View)
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Police Searching For Suspects After Beating Death In Galesburg

A Galesburg man is dead after a beating attack over the weekend, and now police are searching for witnesses.

WOODTV reports that Galesburg Police Officers were called to an apartment complex near Gales Ave...

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teptong, ThinkStock
teptong, ThinkStock
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Stolen Boy Scout Trailer Recovered: Without Camping Gear

A local Boy Scout Troop’s stolen trailer has now been recovered, but its contents are still missing.

WWMT reports that Galesburg Boy Scout Troop 265 said that the trailer was found at 42nd St...

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The Crash Happened Near Exit 88 On Eastbound I-94 (credit: google Street View)
The Crash Happened Near Exit 88 On Eastbound I-94 (credit: google Street View)
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Authorities Searching For Semi Involved In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Authorities are attempting to track down a semi-truck that fatally struck a man on the shoulder and kept driving.

WWMT reports that around 2:40am Friday morning, three people were on the shoulder of Eastbound I-94 near exit 88 near Galesburg, filling a car’s gas tank...

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Cause Of Galesburg Fire Determined
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Cause Of Galesburg Fire Determined

Investigators have determined that lightning was the likely cause of the fire that destroyed the Galesburg Meat Company on June 23rd.

According to Newschannel 3, investigators believe lightening struck something electrical in the attic, causing the fire...

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