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  • Grand Rapids School Board Suspends Superintendent Search

    Grand Rapids School Board Suspends Superintendent Search
    The Grand Rapids Public School Board has decided to suspend its superintendent search for at least another 18 months. Following a groundswell of support and positive feedback from students, parents, staff members, and the community for Interim...
  • GOP Presidential Hopefuls Push Hard in Michigan

    GOP Presidential Hopefuls Push Hard in Michigan
    Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum are considered the frontrunners in Michigan. They spent their cold Saturday in the mitten firing up the heat. Both are sharply challenging one another's conservative principles as they charge into the tight primary contest...
  • University ROTC Remembers Fallen Soldiers, Students

    University ROTC Remembers Fallen Soldiers, Students
    It all started a few months ago, when the Western Michigan University ROTC program decided they wanted to do something to honor three local heroes that died while serving our country. The afternoon ceremony began with a tribute to Captain Drew Russell....
  • High School Juniors Invited to Visit Western Michigan University

    High School Juniors Invited to Visit Western Michigan University
    Western Michigan University is opening their doors to welcome in high school juniors and their parents for Spotlight; a special on-campus recruiting event. On March 31st and April 14th, students and parents are invited to take a tour of the main campus...
  • Hundreds Rally In Kalamazoo For Trayvon Martin

    Hundreds Rally In Kalamazoo For Trayvon Martin
    One month has passed since the killing of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida teenager who was shot by a volunteer neighborhood watchman as he walked to his dad's fiance's house.  So far, the watchman hasn't been charged or even arrested, sparking outrage...
  • Veterans To Get Help With College

    Veterans To Get Help With College
    Three college campuses in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek will participate in the federal Vet Success On Campus program. The office of Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) announced Tuesday that support will be available for veterans making the transition...
  • Two Suspects Sought in Shooting at Apartment Complex

    Two Suspects Sought in Shooting at Apartment Complex
    Police are investigating a shooting that happened about a mile from Western Michigan University's campus Wednesday afternoon. Around 4:00 p.m. police responded to a report of a shooting at the Concord Place apartment complex in the 1500 block of...
  • Woman's Dream of Becoming A Pilot Nearly Stolen

    Woman's Dream of Becoming A Pilot Nearly Stolen
    At the age of three, Niki Neigebauer figured out what she wanted to do with her life. "I thought it was so cool being up in the air and watching all the clouds below us as we were flying," Niki said. "I just thought it was really fun, and I wanted to...
  • WMU Board to Discuss Tuition Rates & Budget Plans

    WMU Board to Discuss Tuition Rates & Budget Plans
    The Western Michigan University Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss new tuition rates proposed by the school's administration and an operating budget for this fiscal year. The meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. in rooms 157 through...
  • Group Remembers Lives Lost to Atomic Bomb in 1945

    Group Remembers Lives Lost to Atomic Bomb in 1945
    The United States bombed the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Japan, 67 years ago this month. The bombing ended World War II. The lives lost in early August 1945, prompts groups worldwide to remember the costs of nuclear action to this day. "There's a...
  • WMU Student Death Under Investigation

    WMU Student Death Under Investigation
    The death of a Western Michigan State University student is under investigation after the 21 year-old-student was found dead in his home. Police say that Logan Heere Knibbe was pronounced dead at his home in the 1000 block of Davis Street shortly before...