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The state's response after PFAS were found in the municipal water supply in Parchment was the topic of a meeting on April 25.
7 schools compete in second 2019 Kalamazoo Gazette Prom of the Week poll MLive.com
Plainwell High School students and their dates celebrated prom on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. (Malachi Barrett | MLive.com).
DEQ: Parchment wells test well above EPA advisory level for PFAS Michigan Radio
Some Parchment residents might be using bottled water for longer than they had hoped. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality found high levels of.
3000 people offered bottled water after PFAS found in Parchment MLive.com
Water distribution will be held from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Parchment High School.
Parchment residents not surprised with PFAS water contamination MLive.com
Some residents are more concerned than others after learning the chemicals were found at high levels in their water system.
State Sen. Sean McCann will hold PFAS town hall in Parchment MLive.com
State Sen. Sean McCann will hold a town hall at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 25 on the latest efforts to protect drinking water from PFAS contamination.
1 person shot in Parchment during marijuana deal gone bad WWMT-TV
Police were called to an area near the Parchment High School after a report of shots fired Thursday. Kalamazoo Township Police taped off an area around an ...
Parchment residents 'sold out' by bill limiting stricter PFAS standard MLive.com
Parchment residents said HB 4205 is not in their best interest.
Parchment public water customers told to flush pipes, but don't drink water yet MLive.com
PARCHMENT, MI -- Parchment public water customers are being asked to flush their pipes and plumbing systems as part of the switch to Kalamazoo City water ...
Test of Parchment water source finds PFAS at 26 times health advisory - mlive.com MLive.com
PFAS was found at a range between 279 ppt and 2150 ppt in the three wells.
3M and Georgia-Pacific face federal class action suit over PFAS pollution in Parchment Michigan Radio
Residents of a town near Kalamazoo join a federal class action lawsuit against 3M and Georgia-Pacific over PFAS contamination. The lawsuit alleges that.
Kalamazoo-area seniors honored for 'Excellence in Education,' receive $1K scholarships MLive.com
The seniors will be honored Wednesday, April 17, at Western Michigan University Fetzer Center, according to a press release from Excellence in Education.
Parchment residents cautious to drink water after advisory lifted MLive.com
While some residents on Parchment's municipal water are relieved to hear the water was deemed usable again after over a month under a "Do Not Drink" order, ...
Parchment residents can drink their tap water again Michigan Radio
Parchment and Cooper Township residents can now safely drink their water. That's what state and local officials are saying after water tests found PFAS levels ...
50 photos tell the stories of 2018 in Kalamazoo MLive.com
Revisit some of the key stories of the year from the Kalamazoo area, in 50 photographs.
Georgia-Pacific will help DEQ investigate Parchment's PFAS contamination Michigan Radio
The state will get help from Georgia-Pacific to help investigate the source of PFAS contamination in the city of Parchment. The Department of Environmental.
Kalamazoo will extend water system to Parchment in wake of PFAS contamination Michigan Radio
Parchment residents now have a solution to the ongoing water contamination there. The Kalamazoo city commission voted unanimously to approve a contract ...
Governor Snyder visits Parchment to see progress on fixing PFAS issue Michigan Radio
Governor Rick Snyder at the construction site on the border of Parchment and Kalamazoo where the two cities' water systems are being connected.
Parchment teachers unhappy with state of contract negotiations MLive.com
PARCHMENT, MI -- Teachers in Parchment schools have been working without a contract as negotiations with the school district drag on. The Parchment ...
Michigan environment roundup: 13 water systems fail federal lead test. Bridge Michigan
The latest can't-miss journalism about Michigan's natural resources.
Parchment water station construction nearly complete WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
PARCHMENT, Mich. -- Progress is being made on new stations connecting Parchment to the city of Kalamazoo's water system. This after PFAS were found in ...
Questions remain for Cooper Township family in landfill's shadow MLive.com
COOPER TOWNSHIP, MI -- An entrance gate to the former Crown Vantage landfill is yards from Garry Burnham's front door. Burnham, 57, who has lived in the ...
Kalamazoo wastewater discharges "an early win" in effort to reduce PFAS Michigan Radio
PFAS discharges from Kalamazoo's wastewater treatment plant are now under the state limit of 12 parts per trillion for surface water. That's down from a.
New organization aims to help girls shine in Kalamazoo County MLive.com
Confident S.O.L.E., Strengthening Our Ladies in Excellence, is a new organization in Kalamazoo County designed to help young girls see their worth and teach ...
Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college Bridge Michigan
Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...
In West Michigan, PFAS contamination leaves fruits and veggies to wither Bridge Michigan
Danger to the groundwater in the town of Parchment, Michigan, could mean trouble to vegetable gardens, prompting some to wonder if their soil is permanently ...
Water Issues in Kalamazoo | Opinion Western Herald
The water in Kalamazoo hasn't been great at times. According to WXYZ News, last year, officials were warning residents to stop using their water due to high ...
Portage shuts down three wells following trace PFAS detection MLive.com
The City of Portage shut down three wells in what it is calling a "proactive" response to traceable levels of PFAS contaminants detected in the well fields of three ...
2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm Bridge Michigan
Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.
Kalamazoo County residents and local leaders tell EPA to fix PFAs issue now WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Tammy Cooper was one of the few Kalamazoo County residents invited to the EPA's roundtable discussion Friday afternoon. She told the ...
Readers debate: Did Parchment High School staff help troubled girl, or do her a 'disservice' Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
View full sizeThis is the contract signed by the young woman and Parchment High School counselor Becky Edds two years ago. The student is graduating from ...
5 things to know: Friday, July 27, 2018 WZZM13.com
Each morning, 13 ON YOUR SIDE does the work for you and gathers the top five stories from overnight. Here's what people are talking about this morning: 1.
Minnesota has fought PFAS for years. Here's how its plan can help Michigan. Bridge Michigan
Michigan is planning to sue 3M for manufacturing hazardous chemicals showing up in water systems. Minnesota sued the company years ago and is sharing ...
Parchment names Jason Misner as new athletic director, middle school assistant principal Mlive Kalamazoo
Jason Misner, a Parchment High School social studies teacher since 2006, has been named the new Parchment Middle School assistant principal and high ...
6 schools compete in May 5 Kalamazoo Gazette 2018 Prom of the Week Poll MLive.com
Schoolcraft High School students attend their 2018 prom at Wind and James event center in Schoolcraft, April 28, 2018. (Rebekah Welch). Which of these six ...
81 high school seniors honored at Kalamazoo RESA awards breakfast MLive.com
81 high school seniors were honored at the Kalamazoo Regional Educational *Service* Agency.(Kayla Miller). By MLive.com. KALAMAZOO, MI - Eighty-one ...
Class of 2013: Tough childhood turns into a sweet high school career for Parchment's Andrew Chapa Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Ten years ago, Lydia Chapa and her partner arrived home from the hospital after Chapa's knee surgery to find a child on their porch.
Cooper Township daycare owner concerned about PFAs water crisis WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
COOPER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The moment Tambra Craven heard the news that the town's water system contained elevated levels of polyfluoroalkyl ...
Vicksburg wins Kalamazoo area's 3rd Prom of the Week poll MLive.com
Vicksburg High School's prom is Saturday, May 5 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts.
John Thompson gets $40,000 in settlement with Parchment School District Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Almost exactly a year after his arrest in a drunken police-chase incident, John Thompson is getting $40000 in exchange for his resignation as Parchment Middle ...
Candidates seek partial-term seat on Kalamazoo Township board MLive.com
Two township residents will face off this November for a single, partial-term seat on the Kalamazoo Township Board of Trustees.
Officials warn people not to eat fish from Michigan waterway Michigan Radio
Health officials are warning people not to eat fish from parts of a southeastern Michigan river because of chemical contamination. The emergency "Do Not.
Excellence in Education recognizes 2018 seniors in Kalamazoo County MLive.com
The 2018 Excellence in Education program on April 18 will honor 47 high school seniors and their significant educators.
Parchment Superintendent Matt Miller issues statement about being with Athletic Director John Thompson on night of Thompson's DUI arrest Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Parchment High School Athletic Director John Thompson had dinner at a bar with Parchment Superintendent Matt Miller on the night that Thompson was ...
Parchment cheerleader taking part in London New Year's Day Parade after being named All-American Mlive Kalamazoo
Sadie Burghdoff, a 16-year-old junior at Parchment High School, was invited to participate in the London New Year's Day Parade as a result of her performance ...
DEQ expert who warned of PFAS risk in 2012 explains why it took the state years to respond Michigan Radio
How well has the State of Michigan responded to the problem of PFAS contamination of our groundwater? That was the focus of a Grand Rapids hearing ...
See what's ahead for the 14 Kalamazoo-area football teams in the playoffs MLive.com
Follow along for an early look at what the Kalamazoo-area's 14 playoff teams are up against this weekend.
PFAS testing expands in Richland Township WOODTV.com
More wells in Kalamazoo County will be tested for PFAS, an emerging contaminant that has recently been found in West Michigan.
Kalamazoo-area high school seniors recognized for Excellence in Education MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Nearly 50 high school seniors from the Kalamazoo area have been honored this year with Excellence in Education awards. Excellence in ...
Bob Verduzco hired as Parchment's new football coach Mlive Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI — Parchment High School has hired Bob Verduzco as its new football coach. Verduzco, a 1991 graduate of Yale University where he played ...
Man dies following workplace fall weeks after becoming a dad MLive.com
Wesley Harrington became a dad on April 13, and was injured 10 days later, according to a fundraiser.
Kalamazoo 'Hidden Figures' are leading young women in computer science MLive.com
The group of young woman of the Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center are proving once again, that it is possible to be a woman and be among ...
Schools in Mattawan, Portage and Vicksburg ranked in top 10 percent of schools statewide Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Seven public schools in the Kalamazoo area, including two in Mattawan, were ranked in the top 10 percent of Michigan public schools in terms of academic ...
36 Kalamazoo-area sites offering free lunch to children under 18 MLive.com
Kalamazoo County has 36 sites serving free lunch to children under age 18 during the summer.
Kalamazoo County Excellence in Education program honors top students in Class of 2013 Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Almost 50 Kalamazoo County high school seniors were honored Wednesday at a reception for being in the top 2.5 percent of their graduating class.
What's happening this week in Kalamazoo sports MLive.com
Follow along to see the Kalamazoo area's best performances from last week and the must-see matchups on deck this week.
Coach's 'box not fight' mantra transcends ring, seeks to diffuse violence MLive.com
"I'm trying to direct them towards something positive and basically diffuse the violence," Kalamazoo boxing coach Curtis Isaac said of the young fighters he ...
Student awarded prestigious Boren Scholarship for study abroad | WMU News WMU News
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A Western Michigan University student from Parchment will study Arabic in Jordan for the 2015-16 academic year through a prestigious ...
Kalamazoo-area robotics team places in top 3% of teams worldwide MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Stryke Force FIRST robotics team, made up of dozens of Kalamazoo-area high school students, had a successful competition season.
Kalamazoo YWCA honors 26 with Young Women of Achievement Award Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI – The Kalamazoo YWCA will honor 26 women in its Young Women of Achievement awards this Thursday. The award is given to high school ...
Michigan workers killed on the job in 2017 MLive.com
MIOSHA investigated 38 deaths in 2017. The majority of the deaths, 15, were caused by falls.
What's happening in Kalamazoo-area sports MLive.com
Follow along to see the Kalamazoo area's best performances from last week and the must-see matchups on deck this week.
Bands bring music, drama to Ford Field competition Detroit Free Press
Nearly 50 Michigan high school marching bands will be in Detroit for Saturday's competition.
Class of 2012: Marissa Uchimura of Kalamazoo Christian hopes to turn talent, love of music into a career Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Marissa Uchimura has a talent and passion for piano. But can she turn it into in a vocation?
Post-Pixar, award-winning 'Brave' animator Brian Tindall discusses his move to Laika, future of 3D printing Mlive Kalamazoo
"It's so new and so *fresh*. It's really fun. It's neat to be a part of," Tindall said. "It's the future."
Western Michigan's 1988, 2016 teams linked by MAC titles, matchups with Wisconsin MLive.com
1988 Wisconsin WMU image.jpg. The Sept. 4, 1988 Kalamazoo Gazette's report of Western Michigan's 24-14 victory at Wisconsin. (Cory Olsen, MLive/Courtesy ...
Class of 2012: Mary Farner of Kalamazoo wins collegiate lottery -- admission to Yale Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Almost 29000 applied to Yale University this year. Only 1975 -- 6.8 percent -- were admitted. One of them was Mary Farner, who is graduating next week from ...
Class of 2012: Davion Phillips says key to being a successful African-American male student is 'don't follow the crowd' (Julie Mack column) MLive.com
During his middle-school years at Milwood Magnet School, Davion Phillips didn't care much about his studies and his grades showed it. But in high school, ...
Class of 2012: Instead of college, Sarah Bertman of Kalamazoo is headed to Nicaragua Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Academically, Sarah Bertman appears plenty ready for college: Her acceptance letter to University of Michigan is evidence of that. But college-ready mentally ...
Class of 2012: Stephen John, son of missionaries, has one foot in Portage and another in Nepal Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
The family of Stephen John, who graduated last Thursday from Portage Central High School, offers a unique twist on the American Dream.
Jeff Nordquist wins 2013 Borgess Run men's Half Marathon Mlive Kalamazoo
The 23-year-old is a 2007 grad of Parchment High School, where he currently coaches cross country.
Vote now in the Feb. 20-21 Kalamazoo Gazette Game of the Week poll Mlive Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, MI — The Kalamazoo Gazette Game of the Week crew is heading to Parchment High School tonight, but next week's games are already on our ...
West Michigan group bonds over Russian heritage The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Most of the people who have gotten together through Russia West Michigan on Facebook come from within the area ranging between Muskegon and Grand ...
Class of 2012: Ray'Von Jones going from Kalamazoo's Northside to Notre Dame Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
This summer, Ray'Von Jones will make the transition from one of Kalamazoo's poorest neighborhoods to one of the nation's most prestigious universities.
Class of 2012: Alex Bacik, 18, known for his Civil War flair, doesn't let autism delay graduation from Galesburg-Augusta High School Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Galesburg-Augusta High School senior Alex Bacik, 18, known for showing up to school in Civil War costumes and fedoras, graduates with a 3.5 GPA despite ...
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