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News Flash

Posted on: September 19, 2021

No injuries in Behnke trailer fires

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Incident number: 2021-05767Type of emergency: Vehicle fireIncident date: 9/18/2021Incident time: 6:43 p.m.Address/location: 180 S. Union St.

Occupied? NoOwner: Behnke Warehouse

Probable cause, if known: UnknownStructure type: N/AConstruction type: N/AEstima...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Proposed state budget includes $1 million for BC City Hall

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The state legislature has approved a State of Michigan budget that includes $1 million to help repair Battle Creek’s City Hall façade. 

The state budget now goes to the governor for her signature. 

“I am prou...

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General News

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

BC Police welcome Deputy Chiefs Bagley, Gilleylen

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Battle Creek Police did not start the hiring process looking for two deputy chiefs, but proudly welcome Deputy Chief Shannon Bagley, and Deputy Chief Troy Gilleylen.  

Bagley and Gilleylen step up after previous Deputy Chief Jim Grafton’...

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Police Department

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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: June 1, 2021

Emmett Street bridge work creates traffic shift starting Wednesday

Road work ahead

June 1, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Emmett Street bridge work creates traffic shift starting Wednesday

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. – Beginning tomorrow morning, Wednesday, June 2, city contract...

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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

B C Go van in front of Kids and Stuff museum in Albion

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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