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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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
'Coldest Night of the Year' walk raises money to fight hurt, hunger and homelessness
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Members of the community braced the brisk winter weather Saturday to raise cold, hard cash for those in need. The Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser is a national event supporting local charities that serve people experiencing hurt, hunger and homelessness. This is the first...
Calhoun County home burns in apparent arson
CLARENDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A home in Clarendon Township was fully engulfed in flames on Tuesday, and authorities believe the fire was not an accident. The fire occurred on N Drive South in Clarendon Township. Firefighters arrived to a home fully engulfed in flames. First responders determined that the...
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...
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.
'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...
Vote: Who is the best small forward in girls basketball in Battle Creek area?
BATTLE CREEK - The B.O.B. is hitting the court. The Best Of Battle Creek series in the Enquirer is being expanded this year to include the top players on basketball courts throughout the area. Each week, throughout the winter, we are going to ask, "Who is the Best Of Battle Creek?" as we look at...
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.
MHSAA bowling regional roundup: Olivet's Levi Rigelman wins singles title
Olivet’s Levi Rigelman had four games of 200 or better while finishing as the champion at a Division 3 regional. Rigelman, a senior, edged Lakewood’s Philip Butler by a pin to claim the title with a score of 1,253. Rigelman and Butler were among five bowlers from Greater...
$40 million airport expansion could receive FAA approval next month
KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – A Federal Aviation Administration hearing is set for next month on a proposed $40 million expansion project for the Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport. Airport Director Craig Williams says the expansion would extend the length of the current 6,502 foot main runway so commercial...
Climax-Scotts/Martin loses in quarterfinals; vows to return to states next year
KALAMAZOO - The Climax-Scotts/Martin co-op wrestling team wanted another shot at competing in the state finals at Wings Stadium. The program got its wish, but still came up just a bit short of its ultimate goal of a run to the state championship round. Climax-Scotts/Martin lost to No. 2-ranked St....
Easter Events and Dining Specials Coming to Marshall in March 2024
Marshall plans to host several Easter events and dining opportunities in March 2024. The first event is a photography session at Wrinkle in Time Photography on March 24. This will be followed by Craft Photography sessions on March 29 and 30.
City of Battle Creek seeks community input for Beckley Road Corridor
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The City of Battle Creek has released a survey about the future of the Beckley Road Corridor. While there are no concrete plans in place yet, the city is seeking input from the community. The city is re-thinking what the busy corridor could look like.
'This means the world': Lakeview tops BCC to clinch first division title since 2011
BATTLE CREEK - The last time Lakeview won a league title, Malaki Bell was just starting kindergarten and had barely learned how to bounce a ball. A dozen or so years later, the senior guard was helping the Spartans earn some much-anticipated championship hardware as Lakeview defeated Battle Creek Central, 75-39, in boys basketball action on Friday to clinch the Southwestern Michigan Athletic Conference East Division title.
LCC women's basketball team avenges loss to Kellogg to clinch share of conference title
Lansing Community College’s women’s basketball team didn’t finish its remarkable journey this season on Saturday. There’s still a postseason ahead. But Saturday’s 62-59 win at Kellogg Community College gave the Stars something they’ll have forever — at least a share of the conference championship, the program's first since 2006, and the memory of a day when they went out and took something they badly wanted. ...