Posted on: July 27, 2017

No injuries in landing gear failure at airport

WK Kellogg Airport

There were no injuries this afternoon when an aircraft’s landing gear failed as it landed at W.K. Kellogg Airport.

The Piper Twin Comanche, carrying four passengers, landed on runway 5L, from the southwest of the airport. The community was safe, ...

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General News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Settlement reach in case between city, Saylor/Alonso


A settlement has been reached between the city, and Maria Alonso and Jim Saylor, former Battle Creek Police Department employees who sued the city in federal court in 2014.

The suit stemmed from Alonso and Saylor’s separation from employment with the BCPD ...

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General News
Posted on: July 7, 2017

Mattress disposal bags available at City Hall

Unwrapped mattress

In an effort to help those living within the city limits properly dispose of old mattresses and box springs, the city’s Code Compliance Division is offering large, plastic bags at no cost.

The bags are large enough to hold a 12-inch-thick mattres...

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General News
Posted on: June 1, 2017

City partners with ePaint to provide free painting kits

ePaint cans

The city’s Code Compliance Division is working with ePaint Recycling to offer city neighbors free painting kits for their home projects.

ePaint, on West Michigan Avenue, collects unused paint, sorts it by color, and remixes it to create new cans ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

City, local schools celebrate Public Works Week with plow blade paintings


In celebration of National Public Works Week, city staff are excited to announce an art project with five of our elementary schools.

Art teachers and their students are in the process of painting city snow plow blades. City Fleet staff cleaned and primed t...

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Vote for your favorite plow blade art piece! General News