an industrial paper mill

October 6, 2021

State agencies say short-term exposure to foul odors on the Northside aren’t harmful. What about long-term exposure?

an illustration of plants on a mound in Bronson Park

October 6, 2021

Archaeologists have uncovered new evidence of activities underneath the ancient mound.

an elementary school cafeteria

October 6, 2021

New air purification equipment will be installed throughout the district after parents complained about crowded dining rooms.

a screen capture of a Kalamazoo County Commission virutal meeting

October 5, 2021

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

an empty classroom

October 5, 2021

Schools without mask requirements are more likely to experience more and more severe outbreaks.

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

October 5, 2021

The numbers of new cases and deaths are rising to levels not seen since the spring.

a woman takes the temperature of a small girl in a face mask

October 4, 2021

Some other counties have cancelled mask rules due to worries over new state regulations.

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

October 4, 2021

The state also surpassed 3K new infections per day. Kzoo’s positivity rate has dropped by half in past 5 weeks.

A student wearing a face mask raises his hand

October 1, 2021

The governor is assuring local governments that they won’t lose funding because of their mask policies.

a person in a mask and protective gear sticks a cotton swab up a man's nose to test for COVID-19

October 1, 2021

Despite more than a year of pandemic, access to rapid COVID tests is still a problem. And it’s getting worse.