chris oneill standing in front of pinball machines

November 4, 2021

The Milwood neighborhood’s fun-focused brews and food spot will swap kids’ stuff for an arcade in expanded location.

a bowl of tortilla chips next to a bowl of salsa

November 3, 2021

A departure from their traditional broad fare, the Housler team puts out a slim menu at the right time.

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

November 2, 2021

School outbreaks seemed to be on the decline in the past couple weeks, but Monday’s report shows it’s too soon to relax.

an empty classroom with chairs stacked on desks

November 1, 2021

A shortage of substitutes is straining teachers as COVID prompts reconsideration of work-life balance.

breakfast burritos being prepared

October 29, 2021

The lunch rush may be solid, but La Familia Café is one of only a few places to offer a full suite of morning dishes downtown.

a woman holds part of a beehive

October 28, 2021

Saving bees and rebuilding hives prevents workers from getting stung and keeps the global food supply from going extinct.

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.