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Kalamazoo River In Battle Creek Tests High For Certain PFAS
While the cause of these high levels isn’t yet confirmed, DEQ spokespeople say that there is a “correlation” between the PFOS and the use of firefighting foams at the Battle Creek Air National Guard Base.
Testing Shows PFAS Levels In Parchment Water Dropping Dramatically
It looks like the chemical contamination problem in Parchment’s water system could be improving.
Shwe Mandalay Is Now Open In Battle Creek [PHOTOS]
Last October Amanda Sunthang and Jennifer Cole won Battle Creek's Startup Fest, and would be bringing Burmese cuisine to Battle Creek. They are now open for business.
Marshall To Get 400 Medical Weed Jobs As Grower Sets Up HQ
Michigan Pure Med has a plan to build a growing and processing center, that will also serve as the HQ for their Michigan operations.
Battle Creek’s Deteriorating Toys R Us Could Be Getting New Life
A resolution will be introduced on the zoning of the building on Beckley Rd, in order to allow a U-Haul moving and self storage facility for use on the land.
Local Vet, State Warn Of Increase In Canine Influenza In Michigan
On 95.3 WBCK's Animal Talk show on Saturday, July 28, Dr. Ron VanRyswyk of the Dickman Road Veterinary Clinic in Battle Creek warned about the rise in dog flu in the Grand Rapids and Detroit areas.
Rep. Upton Calls For ANG Base PFAS Test Results To Be Released
Upton calls it “utterly unacceptable and irresponsible” that the data hasn’t been released, since this on-base contamination could affect those near the base as well.
Village Inn Apartments Condemned By Battle Creek Fire Marshal
The Village Inn Apartments has had its entire complex condemned, after inspection by the Battle Creek Fire Marshal and the City’s Building Inspector. Whether or not the buildings will be demolished remains to be seen.
Former Kalamazoo Strong Director Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement
34-year-old Rachel Kaiser pleaded guilty Monday to one count of embezzlement of more than $1,000 but less than $20,000, and one count of using a computer to commit a crime. She was accused of stealing more than $4,000 from the organization for personal purchases.
Wastewater Has Been Dumping PFAS Into Kalamazoo River, DEQ Says
After the City of Kalamazoo tested their wastewater system, they determined that upwards of four times the state standard for certain types of PFAS were being discharged into the Kalamazoo River.