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October 31 2016

For John Reuter, who’s been a regular vendor at the Kalamazoo Farmers’ Market for years, the reasons he farms with draft horses are simpl

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October 01 2016

When a 2013 state study indicated that more than 64 percent of Kalamazoo County adults were overweight or obese, Kalamazoo Valley Communi

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October 01 2016

It’s a Wednesday night at Skyridge Church of the Brethren in Kalamazoo. Children are everywhere, as young as 1 to middle-schoolers.

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October 01 2016

Most people who give directions to their house do not use the words “You’ll know you have the right place when you start seeing the giant

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August 29 2016

Blueberries are nothing new to Dale Mitchell and his nine siblings.

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August 29 2016

“I’ll volunteer until the day I can’t.”

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August 01 2016

When Sheila McGrew married Bill Nichols in 1971, she sensed his adventurous spirit but didn’t anticipate the magnitude of his exploits or

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August 01 2016

Bedecked in rainbow clothing, Hether Frayer flits about Southwest Michigan proclaiming, “Fresh food is fun!”

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June 30 2016

In the fall of 2012, jewelry business owner Karla Piper was still looking for her niche.

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June 30 2016

In 2002, 70 quilts from Gee’s Bend, an isolated African-American community in rural Alabama, were displayed at the Museum of Fine Arts in

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