• Steven Van Antwerpen and his 2-year-old son, Derk, check out vintage toys and tools at the Allegan Antiques Market.

    Antiquing We Will Go Treasure hunting at the Allegan Antiques Market
  • Renee Newman and Derek Theil

    Renee Newman and Derek Theil in the doorway of “Felix,” the 1964 Airstream trailer they lovingly restored.

    Camping, Old Style Vintage Trailers are becoming trendy, but it takes a special breed to love them
  • Bob Kettemen of Taco Bob’s in downtown Kalamazoo shows his appreciation for Kevin Seckler, the KDPS officer who patrols downtown.

    Getting to Know You KDPS' Canvassing Program has officers getting to know those they serve
  • Get Ready to Roll Local bike gurus are getting folks ready to hit the road

To help the public utilize water trails, Lemberg created an atlas that is printed and available online.

Blazing a Water TrailWMU prof helps launch river and big-lake ‘blueways’
Kalamazoo residents Mel and Jeanne Church

Kalamazoo residents Mel and Jeanne Church are in the middle of a 2,189-mile hike on the Appalachian Trail.

On the TrailRetirees Mel and Jeanne Church are having an Appalachian adventure

What's Happening in SW Michigan

  • Kalamazoo Rib Fest
  • Kalamazoo Nature Center’s Family Campout
  • United Teens Talent Show
  • Above the Influence Movement Summit

Up Front

The business of beard grooming

Good Works

SHALOM’s activities, store and homes aid adults with disabilities


Eichorn Family Farm brings duck eggs to markets


Hunt's Hillside isn't the usual raspberry farm


Interpreter’s skills put deaf and hearing ‘on equal footing’

Back Story

She does more than just carry the county's purse