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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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June 01 2018

Greg Ayers is always thinking about the next thing.

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May 01 2018

Those who think of the phrase “the loneliness of the long-distance runner” when they hear the word “marathon,” haven’t met Bonnie Sexton.

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April 01 2018

For two years, Allison Kennedy has been the executive director of Fire Historical and Cultural Arts Collaborative, a Kalamazoo youth spac

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March 01 2018

Nathan Dannison cannot be described in just a few words.

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February 01 2018

Kelly Henderson has come a long way in her career, and it’s because “people believed in me,” she says.

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January 01 2018

Stephen Williams wanted to be a composer.

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