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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 contrib…
Kalamazoo County Names James VanDyken As Undersheriff
On Wednesday, the Office announced in a release that James VanDyken will be taking the role, a promotion from his current role as Captain of their operations division. The 47-year-old VanDyken has worked with the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office since 1991, starting out a jail deputy and get…
New Businesses Planned For Arcadia Building In Battle Creek
Just a few days after Arcadia Brewing Company announced they were closing their downtown Battle Creek location, plans are already being made for that soon-to-be-vacant building.
The Battle Creek Enquirer says that the owner of the 34,000 square foot building on Michigan Ave...
WMU Gains New Robot To Help Study Communication
Researchers at Western Michigan University have now acquired a piece of technology that will help them study how humans and robots interact.
WMU says that in late July, an anonymous donor provided them with “Pepper”, a 4 foot tall humanoid robot that specializes in communi…
Kalamazoo Crash Leads To Arrest of Felon With Gun, Drugs In Car
A Kalamazoo man was arrested on Sunday, after an alleged shooting and car crash.
MLive reports that the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety says they received reports of shots fired in the 4200 block of Lakesedge Dr; as officers arrived at the scene, they saw a gray Mercury leaving, but initially d…
Kalamazoo Man Struck By Train Monday Night
Police are investigating after a Kalamazoo man was struck by a train Monday night.
MLive reports that around 10 pm Monday, the incident happened on the tracks just east of the intersection of East Kalamazoo Ave. and N. Porter St. in downtown Kalamazoo...

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