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ACLU files complaint against Paw Paw schools for racially hostile environment

The ACLU filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education against Paw Paw Public Schools for a racially hostile environment.

ACLU Sues Entire School District For Being Racist AF  The Root

If racism was a school-sanctioned sport, I'd love to see the white supremacy team from Covington Catholic High School MAGAts face off against the traditional ...

Bus involved in crash in front of Paw Paw High School  WSBT-TV

PAW PAW, Mich. - Authorities are responding to a crash involving a school bus in Paw Paw Thursday morning. It happened in front of Paw Paw High School in ...

Paw Paw goes to prom 2019 surrounded by airplanes at Air Zoo

Paw Paw High School's prom was held at the Air Zoo in Portage.

Paw Paw returns experience on defense in 2019  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

PAW PAW, Mich. -- Paw Paw High School is the mystery school for Monday. The Redskins, who went 8-3 in 2018, had the most wins since 2013 and made the ...

Michigan high school referees leaving because of abusive fans  WWMT-TV

The Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) said it's getting harder to retain officials because of abusive fans in the high school arena. MHSAA ...

Fight Breaks Out During South Haven, Paw Paw Basketball Game  97.1 The Ticket

SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. (WWJ) -- Police are investigating after a brawl broke out during a high school basketball game in West Michigan Friday night. During the ...

Teen had 'bomb book,' wrote about plan to shoot up Paw Paw High School

PAW PAW, MI -- Bomb recipes and threatening passages from a 15-year-old's journal were part of evidence introduced in a hearing Wednesday to determine ...

Mich. ACLU to Walmart: Stop selling gear with Redskins school mascot  Detroit Free Press

The ACLU of Michigan has asked a Walmart store in Paw Paw to stop selling items bearing the mascot and team name of Paw Paw High School: the Redskins.

Karsen Barnhart joins U-M's 'Great Wall' offensive line signing class

The Paw Paw offensive lineman signed his letter of intent Wednesday to play for Michigan.

Teen sentenced to treatment after threat that closed Paw Paw schools

PAW PAW, MI -- A 15-year-old who pleaded guilty to two counts related to alleged threats that caused the closure of Paw Paw schools was sentenced to a ...

I-94 billboard protests school's Redskins mascot

The billboard was placed on the north side of I-94, about a half mile west of the Paw Paw exit by the Michigan Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media.

Charges added to Paw Paw teen accused of threatening high school  WWMT-TV

New charges were filed Thursday against the 15-year-old boy accused of plotting a mass shooting at Paw Paw High School.Investigators say the teen sawed off ...

Paw Paw remains the 'Redskins,' but it suffered on way to that decision

PAW PAW, MI -- The Paw Paw Public Schools Board of Education decided Wednesday that the district will continue to use the name Redskins. But the ...

Debate over Paw Paw school mascot reignited after billboard put up on I-94  WWMT-TV

A decades long debate is reignited over a high school mascot after a billboard went up along Interstate 94 protesting the Paw Paw High School's Redskins ...

Paw Paw High School students go to prom 2018 at Loft 310 in Kalamazoo

A "Night in the City" was the theme for Paw Paw's prom held in downtown Kalamazoo on Friday, April 20.

5 schools compete in first 2019 Kalamazoo Gazette Prom of the Week poll

Prom season is here for Kalamazoo-area high schools. Which should be our "Prom of the Week?"

15-year-old Paw Paw boy accused of plotting school attack to be tried as a juvenile  WWMT-TV

The 15-year-old accused of planning a mass shooting at Paw Paw High School will be prosecuted as a juvenile.A Van Buren County judge denied the ...

A Kent County school considers ditching Confederate mascot  Michigan Radio

A West Michigan school district is considering changing its mascot name to distance itself from Confederate imagery. The Godfrey Lee Public School District.

Teen to be charged as juvenile in threat that closed Paw Paw schools -

Witnesses described the steps leading up to the arrest of the teen ccused of making threats that closed Paw Paw schools.

Paw Paw Public Schools closed Monday due to threat

Paw Paw Public Schools will be closed Monday, March 19 due to a threat.

Mom of student who plotted attack running for Paw Paw School Board seat  WWMT-TV

The mother of a teenage boy who was expelled from Paw Paw High School after threatening to shoot students is running for a seat on the school board.Karissa ...

Michigan commit Karsen Barnhart goes from small town to the Big House

The Paw Paw native picked Michigan over offers from 15 other Division-I programs.

Six Kalamazoo-area attractions free to members in May

Guests with a valid membership card and photo ID from any of these organizations will have free admission at the six destinations May 1 through May 31,

Police Report: Underwear photo and taunting may have inspired foiled Paw Paw school threat  WWMT-TV

A newly released police reports detail the suspected motives of a 15-year old student who is facing multiple charges as a juvenile after the threat against Paw ...

Anguished mom recounts the true toll of addiction  Herald Palladium

SOUTH HAVEN — The keynote speaker of Van Buren County's Sobriety Court ceremony was not a judge, a doctor, a therapist, a graduate.

Vote for the Kalamazoo-area high school basketball Player of the Week

See the area's top performers from the first full basketball week of 2019, then vote for the Player of the Week.

Billboard on I-94 protests Redskins mascot at Michigan high school  WXYZ Detroit

A billboard on I-94 in Kalamazoo County is protesting the mascot of a high school in West Michigan.

Meet Paw Paw's Luke Toliver, an MHSAA record holder and lights-out shooter

Get to know Paw Paw's sharp-shooting guard, who set a MHSAA single-game record by making 29 of 32 free throws.

Kalamazoo-area district hoops: Schoolcraft stymies Hackett comeback

Schoolcraft, Mattawan, Otsego and Three Rivers are among the Kalamazoo-area teams advancing to the district finals.

‘Redskin’ mascot debate raises tempers at Paw Paw High  Fox17

PAW PAW, Mich. -- Tempers flared at a special board meeting at Paw Paw High School addressing their controversial mascot, "the Redskins." Paw Paw is the ...

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.

Paw Paw still searching for next boys soccer coach

With less than a month before practice starts, Paw Paw is looking to fill its boys soccer coaching vacancy.

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 ...

Missing Paw Paw man's body found by police  WZZM

Michigan State police have located the body of an 18-year-old man that they say disappeared Friday, April 14.

Construction firm begins $14M project for school district  Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

A construction firm is about to get to work on a $14-million project to renovate and technologically upgrade a school district in the region. Paw Paw bond Grand ...

Paw Paw seeking coaching candidates for varsity football

Paw Paw has been one of the best teams in the Kalamazoo area, compiling a 50-19 record the past eight season.

Peat announces candidacy for VB board | Local News  Herald Palladium

PAW PAW — Paw Paw-area resident Randall Peat will run for Van Buren County's District 5 commission seat, he told the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday.

School threat suspect to be treated as juvenile

A judge has ruled that a 15-year-old who allegedly planned to attack his school and then changed his mind will be tried as a juvenile.

Newsweek list of top high schools includes Portage Central, Paw Paw  The Kalamazoo Gazette

Portage Central and Paw Paw are the Kalamazoo-area buildings that made Newsweek's 2014 list of top high schools in the country.

2018 Chronology | Local News  Herald Palladium

January. Jan. 2 — Wayne Labins, 52, of Berrien Springs sentenced in Berrien Trial Court to 25-75 years in prison for sexual assault against girl, 6. He had been ...

Van Buren County public officials accused of tampering with campaign signs

A police report was filed against two Van Buren County officials for allegedly removing a campaign sign that they said shouldn't have even been there.

Paw Paw attorney announces candidacy for judge  Fox17

PAW PAW, Mich. -- Cirilo Martinez, a Van Buren County attorney and 1992 Paw Paw High School graduate, Saturday morning officially announced his ...

Dangerous intersection? State officials to review road safety in front of Paw Paw High School  Kalamazoo Gazette -

PAW PAW — Mary Springer has reason to worry every school day between 2:30 and 2:45 p.m.. When school lets out at Paw Paw High School, her sons are ...

Paw Paw's Jay Doll named Kalamazoo Gazette 2014 Offensive Football Player of the Year

Jay Doll gets ready to deliver a pass in the Redskins' season opener against Otsego. (Katie Alaimo | By Justin Dacey |

A Closer Look: Michigan Football's 2019 Recruiting Class  Michigan Journal

The University of Michigan football team is known as the winningest program in all of college sports with 944 program wins under its belt and they do not look to ...

BREAKING: Officer-involved shooting sparks lockdown at Mattawan Schools  WWMT-TV

UPDATE (9:25 A.M.) - All three suspects are now in custody, according to police.Paw Paw High School has ended their precautionary lockdown, per the school's ...

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

Driver killed in Paw Paw crash ID'd by police as Emily Lauer, 18  Kalamazoo Gazette -

PAW PAW, MI – A teen killed Sunday in a rollover crash that injured two passengers in her car was a Paw Paw High School graduate who was in her first year at ...

Michigan teen sentenced in mass school shooting plot  WNEM Saginaw

A15-year-old Michigan teen who pleaded guilty to plotting a mass shooting at Paw Paw High School in mid-March will spend the next year in a residential ...

Death of volunteer firefighter, student adds to pain of shaken Van Buren Co. community  WWMT-TV

MATTAWAN, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A young man's sudden death is adding to the pain of a community already shaken by tragedy this year.18-year-old ...

Ahead of Fourth of July, Schuette drops doody with Native American mascots opinion  Detroit Metro Times

Ahead of what many consider to be a likely 2018 gubernatorial bid, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has been seemingly at work trying to win...

For 45th season, Paw Paw Village Players revisit 'The Music Man'  Mlive Kalamazoo

It's a timeless theme, "the community looking out for the well-being of their children -- we still see the concerns about the youth of today," Craig said. Many are ...

Van Buren County officials, state Rep. Beth Griffin sworn in at ceremony

PAW PAW, MI -- Fourteen recently-elected state and county officials were sworn in at the Van Buren County Courthouse on Monday as part of an oath ceremony.

Student awarded Critical Language Scholarship to study in Japan | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—A Western Michigan University student from Paw Paw is in Hikone, Japan, studying Japanese thanks to a U.S. Department of State ...

Central Michigan football coach John Bonamego built 'foundation' in Lawrence corn fields, Paw Paw football field

Bonamego spent a lot of his childhood in Lawrence and graduated from Paw Paw High School in 1982. He spent 16 years in the NFL as a coordinator for some ...

Paw Paw quarterback Trey Brennan bursts onto scene with big game in 45-6 win over Otsego

Gallery: Paw Paw takes Otsego in opening high school football game at Paw Paw High School in Paw Paw on Thursday August 27, 2015. By David Drew ...

Kalamazoo Growlers pitcher reaches lifelong dream with D-I baseball offer

Paw Paw native Jeff Burch will join the WMU baseball team after spending the summer with the Growlers.

Marcellus teen represents Heart of Blossomtime | Local News  Herald Palladium

ST. JOSEPH — Allison Ives of Marcellus will represent her community in the Blossomtime Festival as the 2017 Miss Heart of Blossomtime.

2017 Wolverine Conference football preview

Follow along to see which Kalamazoo-area teams could challenge for the Wolverine title, as well as a predicted order of finish in the conference.

Paw Paw track and field record-setter DeMarcus Leak taking talents to Michigan State

Decathlon could be in former Redskin's future with Spartans.

Kalamazoo Central celebrates 2018 prom in 'Glitz and Glamour' style

The Kalamazoo Central High School prom was Saturday, April 21 at The Fountains in Parchment.

Kalamazoo Central wins first 2018 Prom of the Week for Kalamazoo area

Kalamazoo Central High School's 18817 votes landed its prom in first place with over 50 percent of the vote.

The Paw Paw bride wore white, the tractor was green  Kalamazoo Gazette -

It' not unusual to see tractors and farm vehicles trek east or west on Paw Paw Road, but Chad Terry suspected something was up when he noticed neighbor ...

Investigation continues into accidental shooting of Ryan Tapper of Paw Paw  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Investigators are still trying to piece together exactly what happened last week in the moments before Ryan Tapper was killed in an accidental shooting at a ...

Schools in Mattawan, Portage and Vicksburg ranked in top 10 percent of schools statewide  Kalamazoo Gazette -

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 ...

Arbor Financial Credit Union announces winners of 2018 Community Scholarship

KALAMAZOO, MI (June 14, 2018) — Arbor Financial Credit Union is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Arbor Financial Community Scholarship.

Funeral arrangements set for Michael Carr, victim of fatal motorcycle crash in Oshtemo

Michael Carr, a Paw Paw High School graduate, studied at Southwest Michigan College and Motorcycle Mechanics Institute in Orlando, according to his ...

Paw Paw graduate Nicole Corstange sets tone for Adrian College bowling team  Kalamazoo Gazette -

ADRIAN —. Nicole Corstange believes she's in the perfect place, even though she never thought she'd end up where she did. As a junior on Adrian College's ...

Michigan school threats: These kids have been accused  Detroit Free Press

More than 100 false threats have been made to schools across southeast Michigan since the Feb. 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in ...

Paw Paw's new RedArrow Ministries emphasizes service  Kalamazoo Gazette -

PAW PAW -- As Ben and Maria Bowater were soaking up the atmosphere at the 2007 Labor Day weekend Lawrence Ox Roast, Maria thought, "Isn't this a ...

Miss, Mr. Heart of Blossomtime crowned  Herald Palladium

ST. JOSEPH — Paw Paw resident Amanda Loehrs was crowned 2018 Miss Heart of Blossomtime earlier this month at St. Joseph High School.

Van Buren County Judge William C. Buhl retiring after 36 years on the bench  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Special to the Gazette / Shawano ClearyVan Buren County Circuit Judge William C. Buhl sings "A Celebration of Christmas" with the Paw Paw Community ...

WMU's Mitchell is college football's oldest player and one of its best punters

Western Michigan punter Derrick Mitchell (39) punts the ball during the game between Western Michigan and Akron on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017 at Waldo Stadium ...

Where Are They Now: Don Moorhead - University of Michigan Athletics  MGoBlue

Oct. 26, 2011 By Bruce Madej When Bo Schembechler came to Michigan as head coach in 1969, the Wolverines became known for their ferocious line play on ...

Attorney General says "no" to keeping money from schools with Native American mascots  Michigan Radio

The use of Native American logos and images for school mascots is once again in the spotlight. On Thursday the Michigan Attorney General weighed in on.

Students win $600K in art scholarships | 2017-05-26

A group of teens in the region recently won $600000 total in scholarships to six Midwest art institutions. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, or KIA, hosted its 36th ...

Local tribe working to make sure money isn't obstacle in school mascot debate  Michigan Radio

Many schools in Michigan have grappled with whether they should dump Native American mascots and nicknames. Plenty of things can stand in the way: history ...

Suspect's mother, victim's brother testify at Adam Shigwadja trial

On Wednesday, Judge Lightvoet heard testimony from four witnesses, including the victim's brother and neighbor, a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety ...

Young mother Amanda Marks of Mattawan dies after suffering stroke

Amanda Marks was living a perfect life, her mother said. The 30-year-old Mattawan resident had a husband and 8-month-old son she adored, a job in the family ...

MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette prep football preview notes: Lawrence hopes to rejuvenate program in 8-player model

Lawrence coach Cody Caswell-(Courtesy photo). LAWRENCE, MI – Cody Caswell was perhaps a bit skeptical of 8-man football at first, like many people seem ...

State board, Dept. of Ed look to end racist mascots  Michigan Radio

The Michigan State Board of Education is trying to pressure schools to drop team mascots and nicknames that are offensive to Native American tribes. The.

Southgate superintendent to retire Dec. 31 | News  Southgate News Herald

It's been more than 40 years since Leslie Hainrihar-Chretien started her career in education. At the end of the calendar year, she'll call it a career, again.

WMU recognizes 2016-17 Presidential Scholars | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Fifty students in Western Michigan University's 5,900-member senior class were named a 2017 Presidential Scholar. The annual ...

Stephen Zegree, beloved former WMU music professor, honored at memorial service

On Friday, hundreds of alumni, professors, former students, colleagues and jazz admirers attended Stephen Zegree's memorial *service* Saturday to celebrate his ...

Sixteen Muslim men say Brose Jefferson forced them to choose between their religion and their jobs  Michigan Radio

Sixteen Muslim men are suing Brose Jefferson auto supplier in Warren for religious discrimination. They say they "involuntarily resigned" after their.

Early signing day: W. MI recruits announce commitments

Several West Michigan athletes are announcing what schools they will be taking their talents to after high school.

The birth of the artist  Midland Daily News

In 1984 Charles Breed ran for president of the United States on the Mobiusian Ticket (later changed to the Equiline Party) championing equal representation of ...

Sterling Heights voters to decide state, county primary races  C&G Newspapers

In the Sentry's coverage area, voters will choose party candidates for multiple county and state races during the Aug. 2 primary election. Profiles appear only for ...

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