October 27, 2021

First Kiarah Steele empowered herself to save her life. Now the budding entrepreneur has made it her job to help other women.

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

October 26, 2021

The average of deaths is rising in the rest of the state as well. The state reports 3 new outbreaks in Portage schools. New infection numbers are falling.

Dan Staggs posing next to a drawing of the State Theatre

October 25, 2021

Crayon sketches are temporary mini-murals of landscapes that give feel-good vibes to passersby and the local artist that makes them.

A Flock Safety camera mounted to a pole

October 22, 2021

While they help police catch criminals, some people are raising privacy concerns.

an illustration of the inside of a modpod shelter with two beds and shelves

October 22, 2021

Local group to invest in 50 pod shelters for unhoused people in Kalamazoo.

portrait of Dr. Natasha Bagdasarian

October 21, 2021

The state’s interim chief medical executive says she worried about safety before taking the job.

a gloved hand holds a vial of COVID-19 vaccine

October 21, 2021

Feds say patients can mix and match vaccines for their booster shots.

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

October 21, 2021

County and state positivity rates are flat. Kzoo reports 2 new COVID deaths.

a woman holds an anti-mask sign that reads "My body my choice"

October 20, 2021

Politicization of the pandemic has led to violent rhetoric and burned out public health experts.

a screenshot of Kalamazoo city commissioners in a virtual meeting

October 20, 2021

Kzoo residents are irate over the clearing of homeless encampments. City leaders say they had little choice.