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9 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer
Dr. John Bizon has raised the most money by far among all local state House candidates, but part of his advantage is $65,000 of his own money.
16 hrs ago | MLive.com
The unemployment rate for the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area worsened -- rising to 6.7 percent in June -- as more job hunters returned to the labor market and as some industries made seasonal layoffs.
23 hrs ago | MLive.com
The Kalamazoo County Executive Judicial Council is the centerpiece of a concurrent jurisdiction plan that was signed off on by the county's 14 judges in 2013 and then approved in January by the state Supreme Court.
Two local elected officials and a former state Senator publicly endorsed Republican state House hopeful David Maturen for the 63rd Michigan House District Thursday.
Investigators were called to the 3200 block of Mount Olivet Road at 9:33 p.m. for reports of shots fired, and found that at least two people were shooting at each other in the area.
A 19-year-old man from Kalamazoo County was shot outside in the 3200 block of Mt.
Proposal 1 on the August ballot involves "a reasonable, bipartisan compromise" to resolve long-standing concerns about Michigan's personal property tax , says Kalamazoo City Commissioner David Anderson.
Two of the four candidates vying for the District 1 seat on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners have criminal histories.
Former Christian radio host John Balyo now faces federal child porn and exploitation charges stemming from alleged incidents involving a 12-year-old boy.
Charges of sexual exploitation of a child and possession of child pornography were filed against John Balyo Wednesday, a federal court document shows.
Federal authorities today filed new criminal charges against former WCSG radio host John Balyo for taking sexually explicit photos of a 12-year-old boy in April.
The Portage, Gull Lake, Parchment and Schoolcraft school districts and Kalamazoo Valley Community College all have competitive school board races on the November ballot .
According to court documents filed Wednesday at U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids, John Balyo is facing charges of sexual exploitation of a child and possession of child pornography.
Battle Creek police say they have arrested a suspect in the homicide of a 27-year-old woman at a Citgo gas station on M-89 near the Kalamazoo County line.
Robbery is thought to be the motive for a stabbing in the 5200 block of Weller Street in Cooper Township, just north of Parchment.
Jeremy Orr is the only candidate for Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners in District 2 with county board experience.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 07:43 pm
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