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  1. Burglar flees when confronted by victim Sunday, November 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    PORTAGE -- A burglar who slipped thru an unlocked door into a unit at the Mallard Cove Apartments in Portage near Oakland and Milham managed to evade capture. He ran out of the place in a hurry after he was confronted by the female occupant of the apartment at about 4:52 Sunday morning.


  2. Portage's Manager gets raise and a bonusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Portage City Manager Larry Shaffer evaluated behind closed doors, but he must have gotten good grades, to get a 10% raise. PORTAGE, MI -- The City Manager of Portage is getting a 10% raise and a $7,500 bonus after a good year in the city.


  3. Fire damages Portage apartment building Sunday, October 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    PORTAGE -- There was a fire in an apartment building at 1525 Bacon Avenue in Portage last evening. Battalion Chief Richard Nason says crews were dispatched to the fire scene just after 8 Saturday evening.


  4. Lansing priest suspended for sexual assault allegation once worked in ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    KALAMAZOO, MI -- Documents gathered by Michigan State Police are revealing that a Lansing priest that was suspended for sexual assault allegations previously worked in Kalamazoo. Reverend Robert Gerl was removed from the Catholic Diocese of Lansing last week after a "credible allegation" surfaced about a decade-old sexual assault involving an adult male.


  5. Portage boy dies after being buried by lakeshore dune Sunday, September 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    SOUTH HAVEN -- A 12-year-old Boy from Portage is dead after being buried by a sand dune at the Boy Scout Camp in the Van Buren State Park near South Haven. The 9-1-1 call came in at 4:14 yesterday afternoon and the first responders to arrive on scene found Boy Scout leaders had dug him out and were already performing CPR on Gage Wilson.


  6. Westnedge construction resumes; labor dispute continuesThursday,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    PORTAGE, MI -- The City of Portage has announced that work has resumed on the South Westnedge reconstruction project and should be completed by next week. The contractor on the job has apparently brought in non-union workers from Indiana to finish the project after a labor impasse between contractors and heavy machine operators locked the union members off 150 job sites state wide.


  7. Pfizer will be hiring on Monday Saturday, September 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File photo KALAMAZOO -- Pfizer is hoping to fill hundreds of jobs during a job fair in West Michigan.


  8. Suspects in Portage double-stabbing charged Tuesday, August 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    PORTAGE -- Two men have been formally charged on suspicion of assault for their alleged participation in a fight and double stabbing at the Renaissance Banquet Hall in Portage over the weekend.


  9. Stabbing follows fight outside Portage Party Sunday, August 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    PORTAGE -- Portage Public Safety officers are still looking for a second suspect in a stabbing after a fight broke out in the parking lot outside a private party at the Renaissance Banquet Hall at about 1:20 early Sunday morning.


  10. PFAS not a problem in Kalamazoo or Portage water Sunday, July 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Kalamazoo's iconic water tower, built at a time long before the bewildering alphabet of chemicals that are now at large in the water we use. KALAMAZOO -- The City of Portage has now undergone testing for PFAS that the state has required of smaller water systems.


  11. Portage man killed in mystery wreck along I-94 Tuesday, July 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP -- Michigan State Police are investigating a one vehicle crash along I-94 that claimed the life of a 34-year-old man from Portage. They say Steven Erickson pulled off the highway onto the ramp at exit 85, got to the stop sign at the top of the hill but just kept going.


  12. Kalamazoo County moves toward Opioid lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    KALAMAZOO --The Kalamazoo County Commission will shop for an attorney as they will likely join dozens of other Michigan Counties and over 30-states in a lawsuit against big pharma. The issue is opioid based prescription drugs and just how forthcoming the manufacturers of prescription painkillers were about how addictive they are.


  13. Quick thinking clerk helps police nab robbersFriday, June 8GALESBURG...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Kalamazoo County Jail may be their home for the weekend. Detectives didn't plan to submit their case to the prosecutor until Saturday.


  14. Murder suspect headed for trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    GRAND RAPIDS -- The man accused of the brutal strangulation murder of Mujey Dumbuya stood up towards the end of his preliminary hearing Friday and announced he was waiving the proceeding, but by then it may have been moot. The Prosecutor had already spent 6 hours questioning 15 witnesses who all gave credence to the claim that Quinn James killed the 16-year-old to prevent her from testifying that he raped her repeatedly.


  15. Memorial Day events 2018Sunday, May 27 Undated (Wkzo Am/FM) There...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The largest will be the annual service at the Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta at 2 pm Sunday. It's usually held the day before the holiday so that veterans can also attend their local ceremonies which will all be held on Monday.


  16. Senate approves biking rule Thursday, May 24Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The 5 foot passing rule is already in place in Kalamazoo and Portage, but the House decided on 3 feet. LANSING -- Legislation that was the second wave of bills to result from Kalamazoo's bike tragedy has gone to the Governor's desk.


  17. Lightning suspected in Portage home fireSunday, May 13 Stormy weather ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Stormy weather overnight may be blamed for a fire at a home in the 5600 block of Tradewind Drive in Portage early Sunday morning. While most of us were sound asleep or listening to a hard rain on the roof, the residents of this home were no doubt shaken out of their beds by what fire officials suspect was a direct hit from a lightning bolt that started a fire in the attic of the home.


  18. Freak accident causes blackout in Portage Tuesday, May 8Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    PORTAGE -- Milham has reopened but work continues and about three dozen homes and businesses have lost power after a semi snagged a low hanging wire and pulled down three power poles along Milham near Utah Avenue. Falling poles caused damage to a parked car and a building near Oregon Avenue, but no one was hurt by the incident, which occurred at about 3:30.


  19. Teens busted after mugging victim fights backRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    KALAMAZOO -- Two teenagers who used the internet to lure a victim to a mugging are in custody, after the victim, a military veteran decided he was not going to get robbed. The 23-year-old from Portage was lured to a parking lot on East Main to sell a gaming system he advertised on the internet Thursday.


  20. Woman surrenders for mother's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Susan Kubicek ,59, booked into the Kalamazoo County Jail this week following death of her Mother last year. PORTAGE -- A Portage woman has been charged with murdering her mother, after turning herself into authorities yesterday.


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