The 5 Biggest Battle Creek And Kalamazoo News Stories Of 2016
2016 was an eventful year, full of twists, turns, tragedy, and losses. Scroll through to see what the biggest stories were locally, in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo!
November 8 Election
The Presidential Election wasn't the only election with a surprising result! Several elections in Calhoun County were lost by the incumbents, while other races were a bit less close.
Firekeeper's Buys Old Firehouse
This project is still a work in progress, but once it's finished, "The Hub" as it's called will be a splendid resource for the community.
Kalamazoo Bicycle Crash
This tragedy stung especially hard, coming such a short time after the shooting spree in February. It drew reactions and condolences from across the country, including Lance Armstrong.
Shooting Of Officer Collin Rose
This tragedy happened in Detroit, but affected us here in Southwest Michigan. Rose was a native of Richland, and the community has come together to honor his memory. As of the 22nd of December, his killer has not been found.
Kalamazoo Uber Shootings
The shooting that occurred in February is one of the worst tragedies to strike Southwest Michigan in decades. For complete coverage, click here.