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

September 7, 2022

Some of the declines in new COVID-19 infections could be due to the holiday weekend. At the same time, hospitalizations have reached a six month high.

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

August 31, 2022

Daily rates of new COVID-19 infections in Michigan are largely unchanged from last week. But some expect the new school year could make a difference in the coming weeks.

a Portland Loo public toilet installed near a park

August 24, 2022

City officials outlined plans and solicited input from businesses on a range of downtown Kalamazoo priorities.

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

August 17, 2022

The number of new COVID-19 cases shot up by more than 1,000 cases per day over the past week. That’s after case numbers fell the week before. But testing delays may account for some of the difference.

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

August 11, 2022

The daily average of new COVID-19 infections fell last week for the first time since July. At the same time, hospitalizations went up slightly. And new data models suggest Michigan could see a surge of new COVID hospitalizations peaking in October.

Store employee and game master Asha Fernanders explains a game to patron Josh Cribbs.

August 3, 2022

Open for less than a year, the Voss Media Board Game Cafe in Galesburg is close to turning all the fun into a profitable business.

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

July 28, 2022

COVID infection numbers are on the rise again in Michigan, as BA.5 continues to spread. Kalamazoo County has seen similar increases, but the CDC has downgraded its community level from High to Medium.

a screenshot from a Fox News segment with Commissioner Chris Praedel sitting at a city commission meeting

July 27, 2022

Chris Praedel and the rest of the Kalamazoo City Commission stopped public urination from going on someone’s criminal record. But because he used the term “equity” to explain his vote, a Fox News host featured him on his show, and fans from around the country bombarded Praedel with angry messages.

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

July 20, 2022

New infection numbers were flat over the past week in Kalamazoo County and Michigan. At the same time, experts say the BA.5 subvariant is spreading fast and continues to make itself known.

two road signs reading "one way" and pointing in opposite directions

July 19, 2022

The City of Kalamazoo is planning to switch Kalamazoo and Michigan avenues from one-way to two-way. We get your questions answered about this major development underway in downtown Kalamazoo.