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Jack In The Box Opening 5 Michigan Locations
Jack In The Box is expanding into Michigan. Jack In The Box is a fast food restaurant specializing in burgers. For years customers throughout the United States, have been enjoying the following specialty Jack In The Box burgers,. Jumbo Jack. Buttery Jack. Ultimate Cheeseburger. Sourdough Jack. How many Jack In...
Colon finishes regular season with rout of Athens
COLON — The Colon boys held Athens to single-digit scoring in the opening three quarters on Thursday. The defense helped propel the Magi to a comfortable home win over the Indians, 72-34. Colon itself put up double-digit scoring in each of the four frames at home. It started early...
Calhoun County receives $3 million in state funding to eliminate blighted properties
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Calhoun County Land Bank received $3 million in state funding to eliminate blighted properties in the area. These changes will come to Battle Creek, Albion, and the village of Tekonsha. Blight elimination aims to improve public health, raise property values, and create wealth in...
St. Joseph County residents can now take steps to control the Canada geese population
CENTREVILLE – St. Joseph County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution this week that would likely impact the number of Canada geese in the area. During their monthly board meeting Tuesday, commissioners agreed to support a plan that allows residents to destroy goose nests and eggs. Commissioner Luis Rosado...
Athens, February 23 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Colon Community High School basketball team will have a game with Athens Jr-Sr High School - Athens on February 23, 2024, 18:00:00 CST.
One year later: Remembering the major ice storm of February 2023
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — One year ago Friday, West Michigan was cleaning up thousands of downed trees and limbs following a major ice storm. On February 22, 2023, a wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain moved across the southern portion of Michigan. Ice accumulations up to 0.5" to...
Newly-installed Lyon Lake sensor vandalized, officials seek information
FREDONIA TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A new lake sensor in Lyon Lake has been found damaged. Calhoun County Sheriff's Office deputies said they were dispatched to Lyon Lake in Fredonia Township for a complaint of malicious destruction of property. Hospital sold: Former Kelsey Hospital site to be sold to village...
Calhoun Co. deputies: Man jailed for arson
Deputies say a Tekonsha man was arrested for arson after a structure fire in Clarendon Township.
Savor the Flavors: Top 5 Mexican Restaurants in Battle Creek You Must Try
In this article, we're exploring five of the best Mexican restaurants in Battle Creek. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences! Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Ford BlueOval Battery Park Michigan Gets Review Bombed
The under-construction Ford BlueOval Battery Park Michigan site has faced its fair share of challenges from the get-go, both from a legal perspective and from the citizens of Marshall. Aside from lawmakers concerned with the fact that FoMoCo will license technology from China-based CATL to make lithium-iron phosphate batteries there, some local residents have also been fighting the future plant in court, attempting to bring a necessary rezoning to a public vote, but with little success thus far. Amid declining demand for EVs, Ford recently announced that it was cutting its planned output at the new plant, but that hasn’t stopped a handful of folks from “review bombing” it on Google, it seems.
The Vicksburg Spiritualist Camp – Kalamazoo County, Michigan: 1884-1900s
Spiritualism was alive and well throughout Michigan in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Spiritualist camps sprung up in various spots in the state – one of these camps showed up in the town of Vicksburg in Kalamazoo County. The camp set up their headquarters in an area south...
$2M granted to help establish 265-acre industrial park near I-94
KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MI -- An industrial park in Southwest Michigan is one step closer to becoming “shovel-ready” with acceptance of a recent grant, according to an economic development organization. The Southwest Michigan Commerce Park, a 265-acre industrial park along East N. Avenue in Comstock and Pavilion townships in...
Marshall Public Schools moves forward with $90M bond proposal
MARSHALL — Following the completion of the district-wide facility needs assessment, the Marshall Public Schools Board of Education is moving forward with a $90 million bond proposal for the district. The proposal, slated for the May 7 ballot, includes district-wide technology and equipment improvements, a new elementary building in...
10 most expensive homes sold in Portage and Vicksburg, Feb. 12-18
A house in Vicksburg that sold for $925,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Portage and Vicksburg in the past week. In total, 14 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $342,120, $230 per square foot.
Vikings fall to Manchester in MHSAA Team Wrestling Quarterfinals
KALAMAZOO, MI (WTVB) – The Bronson Vikings’ dual meet season came to an end on Friday afternoon as they were beaten by the Manchester Flying Dutchmen 30-22 in the MHSAA Division 4 team wrestling quarterfinals at Wings Event Center. Jacob Britten’s pin at 190 pounds gave Bronson an...
HS Bowling: Bronson boys and girls teams win Regional titles
BRONSON, MI (WTVB) – Bronson’s boys and girls bowling teams both finished first Friday at the MHSAA Division 4 Bowling Team Regionals hosted at Bronson Strike Zone. The Viking boys finished with a combined total from eight Baker games and two regular games of 2,719 pins, while second-place Grandville Calvin Christian had 2,624, six more than third-place Homer. The top two finishers in each region advance to next weekend’s team finals. Bronson’s girls won with a total of 2,925 pins; Martin was runner-up with 2,292.
'Glizzy Fest,' Battle Creek's inaugural hot dog festival, arrives at Kellogg Arena Saturday
Local restaurateurs, hot dog enthusiasts and yes, even the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile will descend upon Kellogg Arena this weekend for Battle Creek's inaugural hot dog festival: Glizzy Fest. The celebration of all things hot dogs will run from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday and feature a karaoke DJ, hot dog-centric...
Upcoming Downtown Marshall Development: Changes to East Green Street and South Jefferson Street Set for 2024
Construction plans for the next phase of downtown Marshall, Michigan's development have been released. The focus is on the 100 block of East Green Street. The project includes upgrades to City parking lots 9 and 10, and changes to the 100 block of South Jefferson Street.
Single-wide mobile home in Matteson Township damaged in Thursday afternoon fire
MATTESON TOWNSHIP, MI (WTVB) – Crews from two fire departments were on the scene for around one hour Thursday afternoon for a blaze at a home in Branch County’s Matteson Township. The Bronson Fire Department was first called out around 3:00 p.m. for the report of a residential...
Ski-mask clad men break into marijuana dispensary in Calhoun County
CALHOUN COUNTY, MI – Police are investigating a break-in at a Calhoun County marijuana dispensary early Monday morning. Police responded at 5:20 a.m. Feb. 19, to Aim High Meds in the 15000 block of M-60 outside Tekonsha, east of I-69, for an active alarm at the business, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office.