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Live coverage: Kalamazoo city manager candidate interviews begin at noon
Five people who want to replace retiring Kalamazoo City Manager Kenneth Collard will state their cases to the Kalamazoo City Commission today.
Mon May 20, 2013
Southwest Michigan gas prices remain in $3.80 and above range
Even the stations in Sturgis raised their gas prices which means the best price in Southwest Michigan is a non-too-low $3.79, according to the area list on GasBuddy .
Thu May 16, 2013
Several gas stations in Kalamazoo and Portage are below $3.70 for regular
On the area list of gas stations on GasBuddy , the lowest gas price in Kalamazoo and Portage is $3.67 at Rich on Oakland Drive and the stations in the South Westnedge Avenue corridor - Meijer, Admiral and three Speedways on either South Westnedge Avenue or Milham Avenue.
Mon May 13, 2013
Man traveling with 2 mules is now in Indiana
The Owosso Township man who is traveling to Oklahoma in a wagon drawn by two mules is now in northern Indiana.
Southwest Michigan gas prices are already down 10 cents from last Friday
Southwest Michigan motorists begin the week with gas prices in a free fall after jumping up to $3.85 at the end of last week.
Sun May 12, 2013
Jury should decide whether Sturgis cops used excessive force against shoplifting suspect, court rules
The Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled a jury trial is appropriate to determine if officers Mark Stoneburner and Damon Knapp, of the Sturgis Police Department, violated the rights of a man and his mother when investigating a shoplifting case in 2010.
St. Joseph County Sheriff's Office auction nets $45,000
A 1987 Camaro Z28 and three Harley Davidson motorcycles were the centerpieces of Saturday's sale of confiscated and drug-forfeiture items put up for public auction by the St.
Fri May 10, 2013
Police accused of excessive force in small crime
The case seemed simple: Solve the misdemeanor theft of a $14.99 phone charger. Three years later, it could be costly to the city of Sturgis.
Thu May 09, 2013
Southwest Michigan gas-price drop is slowing down
On the area list of gas stations on GasBuddy , there aren't any who have dropped more than a penny or two over the past 24 hours.
Wed May 08, 2013
Election results: Vote totals for southwest Michigan for May 7, 2013
Below are the unofficial vote totals for ballot issues for southwest Michigan school districts and communities that held elections Tuesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Sturgis voters approve millage to improve city streets over next decade
It may be bad news for the owners of tire- and axle-repair businesses, but a millage approved by Sturgis voters Tuesday will ensure smoother roads throughout the city over the next decade.
Thu May 02, 2013
Sturgis voters to decide May 7 on property tax to support street improvements
An evaluation of the 53 miles of city-maintained streets in Sturgis found almost half were rated poor, very poor or in failed condition.
Expanding energy lines: Crystal Flash buys some assets of Sturgis-based CA Murphy
The Grand Rapids-based energy distribution company announced it has purchased some of the assets of the CA Murphy Oil Co.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Colon teen remains in critical condition Monday following crash that injured five
Several unopened alcohol containers found at a crash scene and within a vehicle have suggested to authorities that alcohol was a factor in a crash early Sunday morning that has left one Colon teen critically injured with brain swelling.
More Southwest Michigan stations drop below $3.60 for regular
On today's area GasBuddy list of stations, the best price is $3.58 at the Murphy USA on M-51 in Niles as well as the Murphy USA on South Centerville Road in Sturgis .
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Triton 5th Graders take Fieldtrip to Camp Amigo
Students learned about ecosystems through classes on marsh investigation and collecting macro-invertebrates. Students worked on their communication skills during two different cooperative learning courses.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Battle Creek Enquirer
Kids Against Hunger
Kids Against Hunger On April 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. about 100 volunteers will package 20,000 meals in support of the Kids Against Hunger Great Lakes Coalition.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Difference of 24 cents in lowest and highest gas prices in Southwest Michigan
The lowest price in Southwest Michigan on the GasBuddy list is $3.65 a the Murphy USA on South Centerville Road in Sturgis .