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July 01 2019

Bill McElhone says it was destiny that he became a museum man.

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June 01 2019

Farmers markets don’t just magically appear.

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May 01 2019

When Andrew Haan was skateboarding down the Kalamazoo Mall as a high-schooler and working at his family’s store, Warren’s Sporting Goods

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April 01 2019

Western Michigan University decided to invest in a growing industry with its new WMU Esports Arena, located in the former Little Theatre,

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March 01 2019

When it comes to celebrating all things Irish in Kalamazoo, it’s a couple with a Polish last name you can thank.

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February 01 2019

Cheryl Dickson became a pediatrician because when she was 8, a doctor made her swallow a pill.

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January 01 2019

People who meet Kristen Crandle might be surprised to find out she is not an ice skater.

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November 30 2018

Every Christmas Day since the 1970s, the Stamos family of Kalamazoo has had folks over for dinner — hundreds of them.

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November 01 2018

Julian Kuerti, who was named music director of the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra in June, remembers the exact moment he knew he wanted to

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October 01 2018

Patricia Randall’s journey from mom to mayor of Portage began with a tax bill.

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