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3 Lawton High School students capture video of them shooting each other  WWMT-TV

Charges could be brought against three Lawton High School students after police say they took turns shooting at each other while wearing a bulletproof vest.

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.

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 ...

How a Hackett goalie went from first-time soccer player to all-state

Kalamazoo Hackett senior Natalie Toweson had hardly touched a soccer ball before starting as a freshman, but is now a two-time all-state keeper.

Family 'heartbroken' by death of man hit by car girlfriend was driving

Harley Streeter, 39, was struck by a car on M-40 after going on a lunch break from his job at Honee Bear Canning near Lawton.

Lawton grinds down Gobles in '80s style football' game

Gallery: Gobles hosts Lawton in week five of the Kalamazoo Gazette high school football Game of the Week at Gobles High School in Gobles, Mich., Friday, Sept ...

Chris Rice, Lawton Elementary principal, named new superintendent of Lawton Community Schools  Mlive Kalamazoo

Chris Rice, principal of Lawton Elementary School for the past 15 year, has been named Lawton's new superintendent.

The 50 Michigan public schools with the highest graduation rate

The schools with the highest rates are scattered throughout Michigan.

Second round of schools compete in Kalamazoo-area 2018 Prom of the Week poll

Lawton High School students spent a "Night in New York" for the 2018 Prom at the Lawton Community Center Saturday, April 21. (Kayla Miller |

Lawton wrestling team, coach Troy Johnson advance into state quarterfinals

As Lawton continues to advance in the wrestling playoffs, it might have to turn to its coach, Troy Johnson, to lead the way.

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.

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.

Teen involved in bulletproof vest shooting arraigned on weapon charge  WWMT-TV

One of the three Lawton High School students who police say took turns shooting at each other while wearing a bulletproof vest was charged in court on Friday.

2017 Southwestern Athletic Conference football preview

Follow along to see which Kalamazoo-area teams could challenge for the Lakeshore and Valley crowns, as well as a predicted order of finish in the divisions.

FIREWORKS in West Michigan | News  WTVB News

UNDATED (WKZO AM/FM) -- It may seem like the Fourth of July Holiday has begun, but Michigan Fireworks laws restrict use of the devices to the day before, the ...

See Michigan high schools with 2017 graduation rate of 96% or higher -

Six Michigan public high school programs with at least 50 graduating seniors in 2017 had a 100% four-year graduation rate in 2017 -- i.e., all of their seniors ...

Southwest Michigan slates 2018 Chávez awards dinner | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Southwest Michigan will celebrate the life and work of civil rights leader César E. Chávez Saturday, March 24, during an annual ...

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 ...

Lawton's Zak Armstrong finds himself on sport of rowing's biggest stage  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Courtesy photoLawton's Zak Armstrong, second from right, practices with the Grand Valley State University crew team on the Thames River in preparation for the ...

Former Lawton wrestling coach Bryan Sosinski dies from brain cancer, is remembered for passion, kindness

Former Lawton wrestling coach Bryan Sosinski died from brain cancer at 5:18 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14. He was 40-years-old.

Top 20 high school graduation rates in the Kalamazoo area

The state has released graduation rates for MIchigan's public high schools for 2014. This slideshow looks at the top-performing high schools among 37 school ...

Which Kalamazoo-area high school football player had the best Week 9?

See which players put up big numbers in the regular-season finale, and vote for the Player of the Week.

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 ...

18 Oklahoma high schools rank nationally in U.S. News and World Report for 2018  Tulsa World

Tulsa's Booker T. Washington High School is back on the list after receiving no ranking last year.

Meet the Lawrence girls basketball team

Follow along to learn more about what makes this year's Lawrence team tick.

5 things to watch in Week 6 Kalamazoo-area football action

Here are five things to keep an eye on in the sixth week of Kalamazoo-area high school football action.

Vote now for the Kalamazoo Gazette Prom of the Week for April 16

The winner will have their prom photographed by a MLive multimedia specialist and it will be featured in an upcoming print edition of the Kalamazoo Gazette.

July 4th fireworks, parades planned around Kalamazoo area

With July 4 falling on Saturday, it will be a weekend full of celebrations. Following are the Independence Day events in the Kalamazoo area.

Where to see July 4th fireworks: A list of Southwest Michigan communities set to light up the skies  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Here's a list of communities holding fireworks and other events to celebrate Independence Day.

Kalamazoo-area sends 25 players to girls soccer all-state list

Follow along to see all 25 of the Kalamazoo-area athletes to earn 2017 all-state honors in girls soccer.

Tuesday kicks off another championship week in Kalamazoo-area sports

Follow along, as we look at which teams and athletes are still standing in their respective playoff races.

See schedule of 4th of July fireworks, celebrations for Kalamazoo area

Independence Day will be Monday, July 4, but fireworks and parades will celebrate the birth of the nation over several days in the Kalamazoo area.

Meet top scholars at Kalamazoo-area high schools from the Class of 2016

The Kalamazoo Gazette is recognizing the Class of 2016's top scholars from Kalamazoo-area high schools.

See a list of July 4 parades, fireworks around the Kalamazoo area

Parades, chicken barbecues and a variety of other activities are planned in Kalamazoo-area communities today to celebrate the nation's independence.

Fourth of July: Fireworks, parades among celebrations in Kalamazoo area  The Kalamazoo Gazette

KALAMAZOO, MI – Parades, fireworks displays, chicken barbecues and more festivities are planned for the Fourth of July in many Kalamazoo-area communities ...

Fireworks displays across West Michigan  Fox17

WEST MICHIGAN -- If you're looking for a place to take your family to watch the 4th of July fireworks, here's a list of dates and times across West Michigan.

Southwest Michigan car show events run through summer, into fall  Kalamazoo Gazette -

The 2010 car-show season that kicked off in Southwest Michigan three weeks ago with the Mendon Dust-Off gets into full swing with Memorial Day Weekend on ...

Q&A: Committed to the badge | Local News  Herald Palladium

Natalie Thompson was recently named deputy police chief of South Haven. She is the first woman to hold that rank in the department. Thompson is a 1987 ...

Michigan father-of-two dies after struck by car driven by girlfriend  Daily Mail

Harley Streeter, 39, died on March 3 after he was struck by a car driven by his girlfriend, Sarah Romeo. Streeter was on a lunch break from work near Lawton, ...

Beating the Odds 2016: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students  Newsweek

Newsweek's 'Beating the Odds' list seeks to identify schools that do an excellent job of preparing their students for college while also overcoming the obstacles ...

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