News Flash

Posted on: December 9, 2022

City announces holiday closures, service changes

Dark red with white stars/snowflakes. Text "holiday service changes, City of Battle Creek"

As we approach the holidays and celebrations of December, the City of Battle Creek announces the following service changes and office closures:

  • Thursday, Dec. 15 – City Hall will be closed the entire day for staff training, and a holiday gatherin...
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General News
Posted on: December 6, 2022

MDOT to host Dec. 8 open house for 2023 I-94/Capital Avenue interchange rebuilding project

A city street map showing the Capital Avenue SW. bridge over I-94 in Battle Creek.

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is inviting the Battle Creek community to attend an open house to discuss a planned 2023 project to rebuild the I-94 interchange at Capital Avenue in Battle Creek.

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Public Works/Road Work
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