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Posted on: October 9, 2021

No injuries in third Behnke Warehouse trailer fire

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Incident number: 06257Type of emergency: Semi trailer fireIncident date: 10/8/2021Incident time: 7:59 p.m.Address/location: 180 S. Union St.

Occupied? NoOwner: Behnke Warehouse

Probable cause, if known: Under investigationStructure type: N/AConstruction typ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

City to host ARPA town hall talks Oct-Dec

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Over the next two months, the City of Battle Creek will hold a series of town hall talks about our $30.5 million American Rescue Plan Act funding.

The weekly conversations will take place at locations around the city. City leaders will share the same infor...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

Vehicle pulled from Kalamazoo River

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Battle Creek Police responded to a call at 12:18 p.m. today, October 12, about a vehicular collision that occurred at the intersection of Dickman Rd. and SW Capital Ave.

Police said one driver was headed eastbound on Dickman Rd. and disregarded a traffic s...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

City hydrant flushing starts Sept. 27 during daytime hours

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City Water crews will begin the annual fire hydrant flushing program Monday, Sept. 27, during daytime hours.

We expect to finish the program by mid-October. Crews will flush hydrants during the day, Monday through Friday, between 6 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. While...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Wentworth Ave construction project starts July 12

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A reconstruction project on Wentworth Avenue will close the street to through traffic from Circle Drive to Foster Avenue.

Work begins Monday, July 12, and will continue through November. That includes water main and sanitary sewer replacements, road resurf...

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Public Works/Road Work
Posted on: March 30, 2021

2021 City Road Construction Projects

Road work ahead

March 30, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

For more information contact: Engineering Division, 269-966-3343 

2021 City Road Construction Projects 

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — The city’s engineering team is announcing the 20...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Local agencies launch local transit pilot

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Over the next year, riders can travel anywhere in Calhoun County.

For the next year, neighbors can take public transportation across Calhoun County, with as little as 30 minutes notice, as part of a collaborative new pilot program.

Battle Creek Transit will launch the program on Monday, March 8, under the BCGo name.

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