NowKalamazoo original story Video shows human rights advocate approached from behind, slammed to the ground by Kalamazoo police

Oct. 8 incident comes two days after city of Kalamazoo instructed police to physically remove 100+ unhoused people from year-and-a-half-old encampment.

NowKalamazoo original story County anti-mask campaign risks spreading misinformation

A resolution before the county board to end protection for K-6 graders contains numerous inaccuracies about the efficacy of masks and vaccines.

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A truck flying a "Trump 2020" flag

October 15, 2021

Activists are going door-to-door to try to uncover evidence of voter fraud. The end goal is to overturn Donald Trump’s election loss.

Two draft maps of Michigan voting districts

October 14, 2021

The redistricting commission will take these maps around the state to hear from citizens about what works and what doesn’t.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

October 14, 2021

Hospitalizations continue to rise in Michigan. Positivity rate is flat in Kzoo as it nears 12% in Michigan.

a map of Michigan showing proposed U.S. Congressional districts

October 13, 2021

A state redistricting panel has finalized several draft maps for new voting districts and few incumbents are safe.

a health worker injects a COVID-19 vaccine into a man's shoulder

October 13, 2021

People in the lowest vaccinated counties are twice as likely to die of COVID as their more vaccinated neighbors.

several voting stations inside Kalamazoo City Hall

October 13, 2021

Experts say a petition going around to change voting rules could have the unintended consequence of barring election volunteers.

police officers stand in front of wire fencing and caution tape around a homeless encampment

October 12, 2021

Police forcibly removed people from the Ampersee encampment last week. Homeless advocates scrambled to help.

Children wearing masks in school

October 12, 2021

The coronavirus is wreaking havoc with young children’s education.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County since March 2020

October 12, 2021

Hospitalizations pass 2K. Michigan one of five states where COVID is growing.

a map of Michigan showing state senate districts

October 11, 2021

The state’s redistricting commission has settled on a new map for state senate districts – one that could give Democrats control of the chamber.