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  • Gabriel Giron’s next chapter after devastating losses.
  • Pacific Rim Market’s deli serves up authentic Asian foods.
  • Sound therapists aim to ease stress and help bodies heal.
  • Meet Kevin Ford who is spearheading Kalamazoo’s effort to reduce poverty.
  • Historian Lynn Houghton opens the door on her favorite Kalamazoo houses and much more.

La Luna’s Ian Gorman has the secret sauce that helps artists make music and fins their voice; historian Lynn Houghton highlights products that were once made in Kalamazoo; Ear-Eating Poetry youth writing contest is coming to a bus near you; meet Jeremy Winkworth who is keeping memories of The Upjohn Co. alive and on the web and much more.

Michelle Johnson is creating change in Kalamazoo with her passion for history and social justice; learn about nationally known and fast growing company, SalesPage; Cherri Emery finds art and healing in making chocolates; meet Sara Jacobs who brings ‘the right people into the room’ to solve homelessness in Kalamazoo and much more.

Learn about a coalition that helps historic Kalamazoo church finds new life as a community asset; discover what’s brewing in 2021 for craft breweries in the region; learn about how Tree of Life’s founder spent time ‘arguing with God’ before creating school; meet Victor Ledbetter as he’s bringing diversity to KVCC’s Law Enforcement Training program and much more.

Revealed Unseen photos from Encore and more; the Southwest Michigan Postcard Club embraces history and stories; couple moves forward with new brewery and taphouse in Battle Creek; Meet the Kalamazoo Bach Festival’s executive director, Cori Somers; find a local gift for the beer lover or somthing else special in our Gift guide 2020 and much more.

New Texas Township ‘pocket development’ emphasizes neighborliness; the Stamped Robin ‘pivoted’ to a new enterprises; writer and Illustrator Emmy Kasner creates Nerdy Babies series; five cool schools; meet Sid Ellis the Director of Douglass Community Association and much more.

  • The Kalamazoo Nature Center celebrates 60 years.
  • Discover local tombstones and the tales behind them.
  • Learn about a local soap maker.
  • Meet the artistic director, Tony Humrichouser from the Civic Theatre and much more.

Celebrating a Century with the KSO, Learn five facts about the KSO history, Local Women fight Equity, Coaxing students beyond campus, meet Denise Crawford from the Family Health Center and much more!

Southwest Michigan’s Magazine: WMU students give glimpses into how words reflect this moment: Ally, Borders, Civility, Immigrants; Five Students give their ideas for fighting climate change, meet Sholanna Lewis who is leading a transformation in Kalamazoo by addressing the effects of racism and much more!

Southwest Michigan’s Magazine: Kalamazoo Moviemaker Chuck Bentley, Gloria, Badiner’s Glorious Glass Art, Kirsten Clemente Director of DeLano Farms, Knappen Milling’s Family Legacy and must see local music acts and much more!

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