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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Clean Water Partner calendars now available; event dates set

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Ready for the new year, the free 2019 wall calendar featuring Calhoun County Kalamazoo River Watershed images from local photographers is available at locations throughout the region.

The calendar is created by the Battle Creek Area Clean Water Partners. S...

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

City airport has new name as part of rebranding

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As the City of Battle Creek’s airport celebrates 95 years of operation this year, its new name is Battle Creek Executive Airport at Kellogg Field.

The City Commission adopted that change Tuesday night, as part of a recommendation in the ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

City participates in holiday toy collections

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The city is participating in holiday toy collections again this year, to support local organizations and help local children enjoy an extra-special holiday.

Both collections seek donations of new, unwrapped toys.

Six of the city’s Battle Creek Fir...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

Commission approves ballot question to directly elect mayor

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By a vote of 7-2 tonight, the City Commission approved language that would allow registered voters in Battle Creek to weigh in on direct election of the mayor as a separate office.

Vice Mayor Sherry Sofia and Commissioner Jim Lance voted no on the proposal...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

City Charter memo from Commissioner Flores

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As part of the discussion on potential changes to Battle Creek's city charter, Commissioner Kate Flores prepared a memo looking at whether the commission historically has represented the community.

With the help of city staff, Flores considered 20 years of...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

W.K. Kellogg Airport celebrates 95th birthday

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The city’s W.K. Kellogg Airport celebrated its 95th birthday this week, on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

On that date in 1924, the Battle Creek Area Chamber of Commerce signed a five-year lease of a farm, with an option to purchase, for an aviation field. F...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

City will undergo first zoning ordinance rewrite in 35 years

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Aug. 6, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information contact: Planning Division, 269-966-3320

City will undergo first zoning ordinance rewrite in 35 years

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The city’s Planning team will lead an update of our law tha...

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Posted on: December 2, 2019

Registration open now for upcoming Recreation programs

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Sign up for Parents' Night Out, Winter Break Camp

The city’s Recreation Department has great opportunities available now, for families seeking a safe, fun place for their children to spend time during the early winter season.

**If you want to shop for the holidays without your children, or could...

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