cravings deli owners anson and xin liu

April 4, 2022

Cravings Deli, the aptly-named eatery inside pan-Asian specialty grocer Pacific Rim, still leans into its unique dishes made by mom to expand the community’s food culture.

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

March 29, 2022

Last week, it seemed like COVID-19 numbers were on the rise again in Michigan. This week is the opposite. Infection measurements and positivity rates are heading back downward.

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

March 22, 2022

For the most part things are looking good pandemic-wise. Hospitalizations are still declining and infection rates are still low. But some indicators are inching up again, raising the specter of another COVID surge.

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

March 15, 2022

COVID has been in a steep decline in Michigan, but that decline is flattening as infection rates reach levels similar to last summer. Still, the positivity rate is near 3% and hospitalizations remain below 1,000.

DeMargeo White stands behind a table with several slices of his cheesecake arranged on top

March 10, 2022

Local cheesecake maker Huey D’s Goodies started cooking for mom and continues to be inspired by family.

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

March 8, 2022

Hospitalizations fell below 1,000 in Michigan. Meanwhile, the state’s positivity rate dropped to 4%. Things are slower in Kalamazoo, but we’re catching up.

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

March 2, 2022

Just 50 people are being treated with COVID-19 in Kalamazoo – a stark improvement over the numbers from a month ago. Meanwhile, new infection numbers continue to decline both locally and statewide.

a man stands in front of the library holding a sign that reads "KPL aides deserve a living wage"

March 1, 2022

The contract talks covering a third of library workers are stuck on wages and hours.

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.

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

February 24, 2022

The number of people testing positive for COVID each day has hit the lowest level in six months. Meanwhile, the plummeting rate of hospitalizations is slowing down. And Kalamazoo’s positivity rate took a nosedive.