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    KVCC President L. Marshall Washington in his superhero-themed
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    Drawing Strength from Superheroes Leading KVCC, Marshall Washington is in ‘his greatest form’
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    Comedian and musician Stephen Lynch.

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    Revealed 2021 Unseen Encore photos we just have to share
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    Marijuana plant

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    Cannabis Country Growers of all sizes are making SW Michigan a hotbed for marijuana farming
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    WMed Dean Paula Termuhlen overlooking downtown Kalamazoo from the seventh floor of the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.

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    Paula Termuhlen WMed’s new leader is committed to diversity and skilled at building it
  • encore-magazine-feature-bell-sept-21 'It's Been Quite a Story' Larry Bell has changed beer for the better
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    Musician and comedian Stephen Lynch

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    Live Again At Last Stephen Lynch is touring again and thinking about his legacy
  • encore-magazine-feature-hidden-plain-sight-june-21 Hidden in Plain Sight Look closer or you might miss these great SW Michigan sights
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Comedian and musician Stephen Lynch.

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Revealed 2021Unseen Encore photos we just have to share
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'It's Been Quite a Story'Larry Bell has changed beer for the better

What's Happening in SW Michigan

Up Front

Historian highlights notable fires from Kalamazoo's past
Top 'breweriana' picks from the Cone Top Brewery Museum
History and mystery abound in local cemeteries

Good Works

Former foster kids help others defy the odds
Niles couple establishes clinic to aid roadies
Newcomers Club has connected women for 80 years

Savor

Charcuterie takes meat and cheese platters to a new level
New locations, growth for local craft brewers
Gull Lake Distilling Co. transforms iconic Galesburg theater

Enterprise

Local company creates sleepover parties for kids and adults
Rescued Metals is heaven for repurposers and DIYers
Data and tech company expands during pandemic

Arts

Theaters soldier on despite Covid-induced complexities
Annual ceremony celebrates artists, volunteers and supporters
More Arts for our readers

Back Story

Host, Pediatric Meltdown podcast
Announcer and producer, WMUK
Director of Volunteers, Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

SPECIAL SECTION

Kalamazoo Foundation