BATTLE CREEK (WKZO) -- Firekeepers Casino near Battle Creek is calling the first year of operations for its new hotel a success. Firekeepers spokesperson Jeff LaFrance says that the hotel has been busy since it opened, with a 94 percent occupancy rate for the year overall.
Over the weekend, Firekeepers staff celebrated the first anniversary of the hotel's opening. LaFrance says that he thinks the Firekeeper's hotel occupancy rate just speaks to its quality.
The Firekeepers Casino is located just off exit 104 from I-94.