Incumbent Rep. Justin Amash faces challenger Brian Ellis in the Third Congressional District Republican primary.

No debate between Amash / Ellis

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash will not participate in a debate with Republican primary challenger Brian Ellis, he said in a statement.

Courtesy of consumersenergy.com/outagemap (June 7, 2014)

Power outages around BC

There are around 1,600 Consumer’s Energy customers without power near Battle Creek.

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Playground equipment set on fire

Authorities in Calhoun County are investigating after playground equipment was set on fire early Sunday morning.