Friday Feb 21
KRESA board OKs putting 1.5-mill tax renewal request on May 6 ballot
Although KRESA is empowered to put the issue on the ballot and collect the money, the revenues would go to the nine local school districts -- Kalamazoo, Portage, Gull Lake, Vicksburg, Comstock, Parchment, Galesburg-Augusta, Schoolcraft and Climax-Scotts.
Southwest Michigan schools are running out of snow days, but not snow
With Southwest Michigan socked by almost double the average amount of snow this January -- as well as some of the coldest temperatures it's seen in 20 years -- the snow days have piled up along with the drifts.
Matttawan, Vicksburg schools closed Tuesday because of weather
Kalamazoo Public, Galesburg-Augusta, Climax-Scotts and Kalamazoo Catholic and Christian school systems.
Battle Creek Enquirer
Anniversary: Hubert Western & Gloria Western
This year they will celebrate their 60th Anniversary with a family dinner. Their Children are Bryan Western of Scotts, Brad Western of Big Fork, MT, Susan Western of Allegan, Connie Leep of Hastings.
Firefighters from four departments battle fire at Scotts home
Firefighters responded around 3:30 p.m. to the call of a house fire in the 10800 block of QR Avenue in Scotts.