Cardinals boys underclassmen basketball teams split at Hastings
HASTINGS, MI (WTVB) – The Coldwater underclassmen boys basketball teams split their games at Hastings on Thursday night. The Junior Varsity Cardinals defeated Hastings 47-29. Bennett McDonald led Coldwater with 13 points and five steals while Landon Dirschell added 10 points and Jakyi Brown Abston grabbed eight rebounds and...
Guest artists abound in Battle Creek Symphony’s “Holiday Magic”
Tony-nominated performer Christiane Noll, cellist/songwriter Jordan Hamilton, the Shari Rarick Dance Company, the Battle Creek Community Chorus and the Lakeview HS Chamber Choir will all share the stage for “Holiday Magic,” the Battle Creek Symphony’s concert set for 7:30 pm on Saturday, Dec 9 at W.K. Kellogg Auditorium. Music director Anne Harrigan joined Cara Lieurance to share the details.
Men’s Mentoring on Campus
On Nov. 10, Senior Anthony Brown hosted a Men’s mentoring Initiative outside of the health and wellness center. Brown had surveys students could fill out to win a raffle, books they could look at that touched on the topic of leadership in men and students could talk to Brown to discuss leadership for men around campus.
Springfield Middle School Celebrates Diversity with 2nd Annual Culture Fair
Springfield Middle School held its Second Annual Culture Fair recently, showcasing the diverse cultures within the school community. The fair featured activities like dancing, food tasting from various cultures, and cultural learning projects.
The Gift of the Magi: A Theatrical Gift
One week ago, on the first day of December, students committed to Dowling Catholic High School’s Acting+ class gave their first performance of the annual winter play to fourh grade parochial school visitors. This year’s winter play was “The Gift of the Magi,” a timely story of sacrificial love during the Christmas season.
Top 25 high school girls basketball players: Vote for Preseason Player of the Year
BATTLE CREEK - It's the Top 25. We are trying something new in the Battle Creek Enquirer. We are listing the top 25 high school girls basketball players in the area and we are asking readers to vote for who will end up being the Enquirer Player of the Year when the season is over.
Olivet High School Hosts Event on Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention
Discover how Olivet High School students are learning about the dangers of human trafficking during their Mental Health Awareness Week. Hear from Don Ames of the Michigan abolitionist project about risk factors, protection measures, and addressing this social justice issue.
Roundup: Marshall girls hold off Harper Creek; Lakeview boys win big at Gull Lake
BATTLE CREEK — Marshall's girls basketball team enjoyed a win-win kind of night. The Redhawks held on to get a win over their rival and were able to open conference play on the right foot. Marshall held off Harper Creek for a 52-48 victory in Interstate 8 Conference girls...
Man shoots himself in the foot during fight in Battle Creek
BATTLE CREEK — A 22-year-old woman is in jail and charges are pending against a 24-year-old man following a fight that prompted an accidental gunshot to the man’s foot. Battle Creek police responded to the 100 block of Magnolia Avenue for a report of people hearing gunshots in the area at 11:23 a.m. Tuesday. Dispatchers told police a man with a gunshot wound was already being taken to Bronson Battle Creek Hospital by personal vehicle.
Marshall starts fast, rolls to conference win over rival Harper Creek
BATTLE CREEK — Marshall started fast, and the Redhawks didn't let up. The Redhawks started the game with a dozen straight points as Marshall defeated Harper Creek, 65-55, in an Interstate 8 Conference boys basketball game at Harper Creek High School on Friday. Here are the Enquirer's 3 Takeaways...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Dowling as of 2023-12-08. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.185, a week ago the price is $3.248 , according to AAA.
Wrestling Preview 2023-24: City/area teams looking for a strong season on the mat
BATTLE CREEK - It's a new season on the mat, with fresh faces and veterans all trying to make their mark among the wrestling teams in the Enquirer readership area. Annual events such as the All-City Meet on Jan. 13 and the traditional McGinnis-Evans Memorial Invitational at Battle Creek Central on Jan. 27 are the showcase events on the high school wrestling schedule.
Crosswalk teen center receives a $30,000 grant to help revamp the kitchen
Crosswalk teen center receives a $30,000 grant to help revamp the kitchen A $30,000 grant from the capital region community foundation in Lansing.
Michigan Considers the Removal Of Another Interstate From the State Highway System
Michigan's Department of Transportation is studying the removal of another interstate from the state's highway system. Interstate 194 in Battle Creek is reaching the end of its lifespan and MDOT needs to make a decision - rebuild the freeway as is or convert it to a boulevard with cross traffic.
Local Alert: Battle Creek Linear Park Section Closure for Bridge Maintenance Until Dec. 15
A portion of Battle Creek Linear Park in Michigan is temporarily shut due to maintenance on the blue bridge. The task involves substituting the bridge's existing wooden deck with new wood, with completion expected by Friday, Dec. 15. The affected area is along the Kalamazoo River, between M-37/South Bedford Road and Stringham Road.
Goodwill seeks volunteers to help facilitate its free tax preparation service
BATTLE CREEK — Goodwill Industries of Central Michigan’s Heartland is seeking volunteers to help facilitate its free tax preparation service. The Voluntary Income Tax Assistance program, sponsored by the Internal Revenue Service and facilitated by Goodwill, is available to qualifying taxpayers who generally earn less than $64,000 a year in earned income; active and retired military members; persons with disabilities; and limited English-speaking taxpayers.
Art Beat: The KIA's new director of education
The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts has named Jennifer Cooley as its new Director of Museum Education and Community Engagement. Cooley, a Battle Creek native and Michigan State University graduate, comes to the KIA with more than 20 years of museum education and engagement experience. Before taking on her new position, Cooley’s previous role was as education and outreach manager at the State Historical Society of Iowa. As the KIA begins its centennial year, Cooley is reacquainting herself with the museum as well as the greater Kalamazoo community.
Michigan High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Barry County Today - December 5
Looking for how to watch high school basketball games in Barry County, Michigan today? We've got the information. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Barry County, Michigan High School Boys Basketball Games Today. Plainwell High...
Landmark Recovery can help if you suffer from addiction
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The holidays can be stressful, especially for those suffering from addiction. If you or a loved one is looking for treatment, Landmark Recovery can help. Michelle Dubey, the VP of clinical quality at Landmark Recovery, joined us to talk about the treatment facility and how it can help those in need.
2023-24 Preview: Area girls basketball teams ready to hit the court running
BATTLE CREEK - Many area girls basketball teams have high expectations for the 2023-24 season, with experienced rosters to back those up. The girls basketball season has tipped off this week. What follows will make for a full schedule on the court for area girls hoop fans to enjoy, with districts the week of March 4 and the state finals set for the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University on March 23.