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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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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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