New Traffic Signal at M-100/St. Joseph Highway Intersection in Grand Ledge to Be Activated WednesdaySayitLoudNewsBreak Contributor
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Eaton County Sheriff's Office Seeks Wage Increase and New Recruitment Strategies Amid Staff Shortage
Discover how the Eaton County Sheriff's Office is innovating to fill open positions amidst a worker shortage due to low wages. Learn about their proposal to cover police academy costs for recruits and their push for increased wages to stay competitive with other agencies.
Live Stream Guide for Today's Eaton County, Michigan High School Boys Basketball Games
• The games can be streamed on the NFHS Network. • Bellevue High School is playing against Phoenix High School at 6:30 PM ET in Kalamazoo, MI. • Calhoun Christian School is playing against Maple Valley High School at 7:00 PM ET in Vermontville, MI.
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Burgers in Battle Creek
In this article, we're exploring three standout burgers that Battle Creek has to offer. Have you had the chance to taste any of them yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
MI charlotte's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around charlotte..
Unknown drug mixes likely caused Battle Creek ‘mass overdose’: officials
After a "mass drug overdose event" at a Battle Creek home, the county's health department is recommending several steps to reduce the risk of overdose.
A Peek Inside the Old Battle Creek Sanitarium: 1876-1940
(The story of the sanitarium is an extensive one...this is just a nutshell version for an easier read.) For $11,000, a farm was purchased in Battle Creek on which the Western Health Reform Institute was developed – and opened on September 5, 1866. The staff and patients included “two doctors, two bath attendants, one nurse (untrained), three or four helpers, and one patient.” The institute had accommodations for 12 patients which soon filled to capacity. Seeing that more room and more staff was needed, an urgent plea was sent: “hustle young men off to some doctor mill, and get ready. Our institute buildings are already larger than our doctors.” One of those young men happened to be John H. Kellogg.
VIDEO: Two Michigan women arrested after fight over "relationship triangle" leads to stabbing, police chase
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (CBS DETROIT) - Battle Creek police released video footage of a police chase that happened after a fight led to stabbings over the weekend. At about noon on Saturday, Nov. 25, officers responded to the Baymont by Wyndham hotel on Beckley Road after receiving reports of 15 people fighting in the lobby. Dispatchers told officers that some of the individuals had been stabbed.When they arrived, the fight started to break up. Officers tried to talk to people who were getting into a car, as they believed these individuals were involved in the fight. They ignored the officers, and the driver...
Man In Dog Collar Seen Worshiping Woman’s Feet In Battle Creek Firekeepers Casino
The topic of sexual desires and fetishes is a touchy subject, and I am no kind of person to judge anybody based on what they like to do in the bedroom, but some people like to take it to the next extreme and live out those desires in public, which is what one man Seemed to do over the weekend as he spent his holiday, sucking toes at Firekeeper casino hotel.
All clear at Waverly High School after precautionary evacuation
Waverly Community Schools have evacuated the high school due to a possible gas leak Wednesday morning.
Mid-Michigan family makes a large donation to Toys for Tots
LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - A family from Eaton Rapids is truly making an impact this holiday season by donating about a thousand dollars worth of toys to Toys for Tots. Adam Simms lost his mother earlier this year and has since made it his mission to live out her legacy of helping others.
Woman stabbed, man arrested in Delta Township
DELTA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WILX) - A woman was stabbed at an apartment complex, leading to the arrest of a suspect. At 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, Eaton County Deputies were sent out to reports of a stabbing at an apartment in Delta Township. When officials arrived, they found a woman with injuries to her neck. She was given first aid on the scene and was taken to the hospital.
The Eternal Love Story of Wilder Creek's Ghost
In the mist-enveloped town of Dowling, Michigan, a haunting local legend persists, woven into the community's very fabric. The Ghost of Wilder Creek, a mournful spirit of a woman claimed by the creek's depths, is said to walk the foggy banks in search of her lost love. Her tragic tale of love cut short resonates with the townsfolk, a chilling yet poignant reminder of a bond that not even death could break.
Charlton Park: Hastings’ Portal to the Past and Playground for the Present
In the quaint town of Hastings, MI, history breathes through the 310 acres of Charlton Park, an open-air museum that offers a window into 19th-century life. Founded in 1936 by Irving Delos Charlton, this cultural gem features a village with 25 historic buildings, including homes and businesses, each carefully relocated and restored to its original glory. The Irving D. Charlton Memorial Museum stands as the park’s educational heart, presenting a collection that captures the inventiveness of the era’s settlers.
Winter Weather Advisory Through Tuesday Morning
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A blast of cold air moving across West Michigan is expected to trigger lake-effect snow showers that may leave several inches on the ground by Tuesday afternoon. The greatest impacts are expected in Kalamazoo, Allegan, Van Buren, Calhoun, and Barry counties where the National Weather Service has a Winter Weather Advisory effective through 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Eaton County Band Teacher Honored with Michigan Lottery Excellence in Education Award
• Eaton County band teacher, Dave Gorbe, has won the Excellence in Education Award from the Michigan Lottery. • Gorbe received a $2,000 cash prize and is now eligible for the Educator of the Year award, which comes with a $10,000 cash prize.
West Michigan schools battle rise in homeless, adding tutoring programs
PORTAGE, Mich. — School districts across West Michigan are seeing a major influx in the amount of homeless students enrolled. Over 1.1 million children and youth experience homelessness each year, according to the University of Michigan. Latest data from the National Center for Homeless Education shows from 2021-2022 school...
Today the gas price is close to $3.24 in Lake Odessa as of 2023-11-29. 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 Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Eaton County Sheriff’s finding new ways to recruit members
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (WILX) - “Anytime someone calls 911. Typically it’s going to be for police, fire or EMS,” said Josh Ivey. “They have to be able to call somebody to help them and that’s what we do.”. Eaton County Sergeant Josh Ivey says a full...
Savor the Morning: Top 5 Breakfast & Brunch Spots in Battle Creek
In this article, we explore five exceptional Breakfast and Brunch spots in Battle Creek. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments yet? We'd love to hear your thoughts, so please feel free to share your experiences in the comments section below.
Eaton Rapids Chamber of Commerce - 11/29/23
LANSING, Mich. — Courtney Mead, Executive Director and Jerry Robinson, Chamber President of Eaton Rapids Chamber of Commerce talk about hosting their annual Hometown Family Christmas on Saturday, December 2nd and visiting Eaton Rapids this Holiday Season. For more information please visit eatonrapidschamber.org or call (517) 663-2124. Want to...