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January 01 2016

Jon Hoadley, who was born and raised in Vermillion, South Dakota, says he was drawn to politics when he realized “its power to fight agai

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December 01 2015

Tiana Gee has been on the job at the American Red Cross for just two years and has seen a lot — a lot of fires, a lot of work and a lot o

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November 01 2015

Rob Underwood says he has the coolest job in his whole company.

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October 01 2015

Kalamazoo native Yolonda Lavender is pulling double duty these days.

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September 01 2015

Troy Thrash has long wanted to see bigger things.

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August 01 2015

Mary Balkema takes her job personally.

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July 01 2015

When Larry LaBond wants something, he makes it happen.

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June 01 2015

Linda Kekic is an anomaly. She is a gifted artist whose glass and jewelry creations are featured in local galleries and retail shops.

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May 01 2015

If he hadn’t been so critical of his high school’s newspaper when he was 16, there’s no telling what James Sanford would be doing now.

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April 01 2015

When Sharon Ferraro was a young girl, she fell in love. Hard.

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