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.

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

October 11, 2021

New infection rates are picking up speed. Kzoo’s positivity rate breaks 9%.

The front entrance of Pfizer's Portage facility

October 8, 2021

A vaccine advisory group is scheduled to review the application October 26.

a map of the new 9-member kalamazoo county commission districts

October 8, 2021

A redistricting panel is trimming the county commission from 11 down to 9 representatives, raising worries about equity.

Students play football in WMU's Waldo Stadium

October 8, 2021

A federal appeals court shot down the university’s vaccine mandate for athletes.

The bars of a jail cell door

October 8, 2021

Officials say 21 officers and 16 inmates have come down with the coronavirus.

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

October 7, 2021

Residents were given 5 minutes to grab their things and go.

A woman puts protective face mask loops around her ears.

October 7, 2021

The resolution would have prompted the county’s health officer to rescind the order requiring masks in most schools.

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

October 7, 2021

COVID infections resurging in Kalamazoo and Michigan. County reports two new deaths.