Kalamazoo history

February 01 2021

A new interactive coloring book honors Black History Month with a local twist.

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February 01 2021

One of the biggest challenges in writing about five favorites of anything is that there always seem to be more than five on a list.

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September 01 2020

How remarkable it is to have a century of symphonic music in Kalamazoo, performed in good and tough times, buoyed by community support an

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June 01 2020

Our homes, our places of work and our houses of worship are located on them. We walk them, drive them and sometimes get lost on them.

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November 01 2019

Traveling west on Whites Road past the Kalamazoo Country Club, the road veers left, splitting into a triangular intersection.

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August 01 2019

Choosing my favorite historic photographs of the Kalamazoo area is a hard task for me.

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July 01 2019

As the historic preservation coordinator for the city of Kalamazoo, I see a lot of historic buildings and their befores and afters.

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March 29 2019

When you study the buildings of a community, you learn a great deal about architecture, but also about the people who designed and built

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February 01 2019

For most of his 90 years, Murphy Darden has been riding alongside the past and grabbing history by the horns.

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October 31 2018

Because Brian Wilson had excellent junior high and high school science teachers who sparked his interest in science and pushed him down a

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