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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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September 01 2018

There’s a lot of people with something to talk about in the greater Kalamazoo area, and, thanks to a small army of volunteers, an audienc

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August 01 2018

Dave Morgan is a YMCA lifer. As an adolescent, he would sneak into his neighborhood YMCA in Madison, Wisconsin.

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July 01 2018

When associate veterinarian Rachel Mullins suggests acupuncture as a treatment for her furry patients she is sometimes met with skepticis

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