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

January 13, 2021

COVID numbers are looking up again in Kalamazoo County as well as the state. But hospitalization numbers rose again. More vaccine sites are opening up in Kalamazoo.

Kalamazoo Mayor David Anderson

January 13, 2021

David Anderson announced Tuesday he has contracted the coronavirus.

Soldiers stand in front of military vehicle in downtown Kalamazoo.

January 12, 2021

During a listening session on Monday, people shared their experiences with Kalamazoo public safety officers during rallies and riots last summer.

a medical worker prepares to administer a COVID vaccine

January 12, 2021

Kalamazoo County doesn’t have the supplies to give COVID vaccines to everyone who is eligible, but people can sign up to be first in line when they are ready.

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

January 12, 2021

Case counts and fatalities are declining, though still high. 233K Michiganders have been vaccinated as the governor proposes buying more doses directly.

A large crowd of people gathered near several men fighting.

January 11, 2021

BLM protests were met with tear gas and rubber bullets, while far-right violence was unhindered. That may sound familiar to Kalamazoo residents.

a woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine while holding a sign saying "I'm getting vaccinated because I miss the bar"

January 11, 2021

State health officials have expanded who is allowed to receive the COVID vaccine in Michigan. But many health departments don’t have the supplies to comply.

An empty classroom

January 11, 2021

The governor said students are falling behind due to virtual learning and urged schools to return to in-person classes.

chart showing average COVID-19 infections in Kalamazoo County over seven weeks

January 11, 2021

New case numbers are rising in Michigan, as are deaths. Hospitalizations continue to fall as positivity rates stay stubbornly high. Things are worse in Kalamazoo County on all counts.

A Trump 2020 flag hangs over a balcony at the US Capitol

January 8, 2021

Local politicians and officials have universally denounced Trump’s attempted coup on Wednesday.