2021 Battle Creek Christmas Parade Will Be Staged
The date is set. November 20th is the date for the 2021 Battle Creek Christmas Parade. The local Harper Creek Optimist Club is staging the event after it was canceled last year due to Covid-19 virus restrictions
Who From Michigan Did What During Jan 6 Protest?
Michigan legislative Democrats are continuing their push this week to get a new investigation established to look at the state’s ties to the protest at the nation’s capital on January 6th.
New Record King Salmon In Michigan
Michigan has a new state record King Salmon caught by an angler. The King that was caught by Luis Martinez from Ortonville is certified at 47.86 pounds.
Congressman Fred Upton So Far Not Joining Abortion Challenge
Only one Michigan Republican member of Congress is failing to sign a court brief in a key abortion rights case before the US Supreme Court. All indications are that 6th District Congressman Fred Upton who serves SW Michigan won’t be signing the court brief.
Betsy DeVos Slams Governor Gretchen Whitmer Over Literacy Veto
The former Education Secretary is critical of the veto by Governor Whitmer to prevent parents from having access to an important tool to use to help their kids improve their reading skills.
Feds COVID Nursing Home Deaths Probe Ends With – Zip – Nothing
Consider all four states under review are run by Democratic Governors. Democratic President Joe Biden’s Justice Department is now indicating it will not pursue the investigation. It’s finished.
Battle Creek Shuts Down Summer Camp and Full Blast
The camp and Full Blast closings are blamed on COVID-19. They’re in place until further notice. No potential reopening date is being presented by city leaders.
Michigan State Police Want Local Cops To Jump Ship
State Police are announcing the first-ever trooper academy specifically being offered to current law enforcement officers. In other words, the state is now actively recruiting current law enforcement officers from departments throughout Michigan to jump ship.
Vacant School Building In Battle Creek Again Set On Fire
Battle Creek Police are questioning two people about their potential involvement in a weekend crime. They're detained in connection with another fire at the former Southwestern Jr High, along South Washington.
Mackinac Bridge Walk (And Run) Now Officially Scheduled
It had been rumored as far as three weeks back that the popular Labor Day holiday weekend event would be back this year. But not until the board of the Bridge Authority made it official on Friday was it a sure thing.