- Michigan Strategic Fund Board Approves Investment in Battle Creek
The Michigan Strategic Fund Board announced today approval of a Brownfield Plan for redevelopment of property located at 170 Angell Street in Battle Creek. The property, owned by ReConserve of Michigan, Inc., will undergo over $8 million in capital investment and reactivate approximately 45,000 square feet of industrial space and nearly 2 acres of green space.
- WMU aviation eyes Florida site for new program
Western Michigan University's College of Aviation is exploring the possibility of starting a program in Florida.
- Governor predicts bright future for Air Guard Base
Michigan's governor predicted Saturday the Air National Guard will have a long future in Battle Creek. 'I think we have a lot of great missions,' Governor Rick Snyder said. 'The continued presence of the guard only grows in importance.'
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- Beadle Lake second-graders show off technology
Technically speaking, it was a pretty impressive performance by second-graders at Beadle Lake Elementary School. 'It was a very positive thing,' said Hope Andres, the teacher who brought six of her second-graders to Lansing on December 3 as part of the 14th annual AT&T/MACUL/TRIG Student Technology Showcase at the state Capitol.
- Sensory rooms offer calm alternative
Inside the renovated building of Progressive Residential Services on East Emmett Street, a new world is unfolding.
- GED test center opens
After a year of waiting, students in Battle Creek can take the GED test here.
- Brass Band plays for area students
Some 1,800 area elementary school students attended the Brass Band of Battle Creek Young People's Concert Friday.
- Bearcats show-off at showcase
Twins Dre'Elle and Dre'Leah Burton browsed over a table of free books at the Battle Creek Area Math and Science Center Thursday evening. The 10-year-olds each grabbed a few new books to read.