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News Flash

Posted on: November 27, 2022

No injuries in Battle Creek Ave fire

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Incident number: 2022-07818Type of emergency: Residential structure fireIncident date: 11/27/2022Incident time: 6:33pmAddress/location: 186 Battle Creek Ave.

Occupied? YesOwner: Lilleana Bottom

Probable cause, if known: Under investigationStructure type: Si...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2022

BCPD Chief Blocker to retire; DC Bagley to step into interim spot

Portrait of Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker

As 2023 begins, Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker will retire, and current Deputy Chief Shannon Bagley will step up as interim chief. 

Blocker has served as chief for about 8.5 years, since July of 2014; he served as interim chief from Februar...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Burmese: City Human Relations Board seeks input on police issues

Photos of police bomb robot and people sitting at tables in a meeting.

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Battle Creek ?????? ??????????????????????(Human Relations Board) ?? ????????????????????????????????? (Citizens Revie...

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Posted on: November 7, 2022

Downtown Battle Creek to host Winter Wanderland event Dec. 2-3

The 2022 Battle Creek Winter Wanderland flyer with event details.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Downtown Battle Creek will ring in this year’s holiday season with the first-ever Winter Wanderland event, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3.

Winter Wanderland is a collection of holiday-themed events happening ...

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General News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Encuesta comunitaria del Comité de Evalución Ciudadana

Images of people sitting at tables in a meeting, and a police officer with a bomb robot.

In English - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1618

El Consejo de Relaciones Humanas de la ciudad de Battle Creek quiere escuchara los miembros de la comunidad sobre la idea de formar un Comité deEvaluación C...

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General News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

City's Human Relations Board seeks input related to police issues

Images of people sitting at tables in a meeting, and a police officer with a bomb robot.

En Español - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1619

Burmese - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1625

The city’s Human Relations Board wants to hear from community members about the idea of form...

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General News
Posted on: November 2, 2022

City Commission meeting date changes around election

City commission chamber dais with microphones and mounted iPads

The City Commission approved changing their second November meeting and their organizational meeting, due to the certification schedule for the Nov. 8 election.

Calhoun County officials must give the State of Michigan our city election results by Nov. 23, ...

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General News

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2022

BCPD Chief Blocker to retire; DC Bagley to step into interim spot

Portrait of Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker

As 2023 begins, Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker will retire, and current Deputy Chief Shannon Bagley will step up as interim chief. 

Blocker has served as chief for about 8.5 years, since July of 2014; he served as interim chief from Februar...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 8, 2022

Burmese: City Human Relations Board seeks input on police issues

Photos of police bomb robot and people sitting at tables in a meeting.

Battle Creek ????????? - ?????????? ??????????????????? ???? ???? ?????????????????

Battle Creek ?????? ??????????????????????(Human Relations Board) ?? ????????????????????????????????? (Citizens Revie...

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Burmese: Direct link to survey General News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

Encuesta comunitaria del Comité de Evalución Ciudadana

Images of people sitting at tables in a meeting, and a police officer with a bomb robot.

In English - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1618

El Consejo de Relaciones Humanas de la ciudad de Battle Creek quiere escuchara los miembros de la comunidad sobre la idea de formar un Comité deEvaluación C...

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General News
Posted on: November 3, 2022

City's Human Relations Board seeks input related to police issues

Images of people sitting at tables in a meeting, and a police officer with a bomb robot.

En Español - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1619

Burmese - https://www.battlecreekmi.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1625

The city’s Human Relations Board wants to hear from community members about the idea of form...

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General News

News Flash

Posted on: December 1, 2022

Sewer main repair work to cause temporary closure of 22nd Street N. tomorrow

A city street map showing the sewer main repair work as a blue box and the closure as a red line.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — City sewer crews will work to repair a broken sewer main that will result in the temporary closure of a section of 22nd Street N. tomorrow, Friday, Dec. 2.

The specific section of 22nd Street N. that will be impacted by the ...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: November 23, 2022

MDOT project to cause closure of Battle Creek Linear Path

A city street map showing the M-37 bridge work and Battle Creek Linear Path closure as black lines.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A continued Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project on M-37 will result in the temporary closure of a segment of Battle Creek Linear Path beginning next Monday, Nov. 28, following a delay due to the recent wint...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: October 20, 2022

Improvements at Kellogg Headquarters to cause temporary closure of McCamly Street

A city street map showing the closure of McCamly Street as a red line with two road blocks.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Contractors completing improvements at Kellogg Headquarters’ front entrance will result in the temporary closure of part of McCamly Street, beginning today, Thursday, Oct. 20.

The specific part of McCamly Street af...

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Public Works/Road Work

News Flash

Posted on: November 23, 2022

MDOT project to cause closure of Battle Creek Linear Path

A city street map showing the M-37 bridge work and Battle Creek Linear Path closure as black lines.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A continued Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) project on M-37 will result in the temporary closure of a segment of Battle Creek Linear Path beginning next Monday, Nov. 28, following a delay due to the recent wint...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: November 7, 2022

Downtown Battle Creek to host Winter Wanderland event Dec. 2-3

The 2022 Battle Creek Winter Wanderland flyer with event details.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Downtown Battle Creek will ring in this year’s holiday season with the first-ever Winter Wanderland event, Friday, Dec. 2, and Saturday, Dec. 3.

Winter Wanderland is a collection of holiday-themed events happening ...

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General News

News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2022

Improvements at Kellogg Headquarters to cause temporary closure of McCamly Street

A city street map showing the closure of McCamly Street as a red line with two road blocks.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Contractors completing improvements at Kellogg Headquarters’ front entrance will result in the temporary closure of part of McCamly Street, beginning today, Thursday, Oct. 20.

The specific part of McCamly Street af...

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Public Works/Road Work