Dave Person


a red, wooden school house after total renovation

April 20, 2022

After an extensive restoration and a pandemic break, classes (and more) resume at the 143-year-old school house on a Cooper Township corner.

a cartoon of a man and a woman lying in the grass looking at the stars

February 25, 2022

Gabriel Giron shares the inspiration behind his final collaboration with spoken word partner Kirk Latimer.

three workers sit aroujnd a table covered in piles of wool

February 23, 2022

The SHALOM Woolery Sheep Barn enhances work space for an operation that has provided housing and support for area adults with disabilities for three decades.

Becky Bil holds a large bag of popcorn

January 31, 2022

A survey of shops in Kalamazoo’s downtown business district finds entrepreneurs in various industries keep their doors open by taking the pandemic in stride.

craft soil company co-owners in front of their store

November 19, 2021

The Craft Soil Company has opened up a new gardening store, focusing first on artisan soil as more supplies come in.