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Why Is Kalamazoo The Most Romantic City In The Country?  wkfr.com

Yes, Kalamazoo was named one of the most romantic cities in America. But I think it goes deeper than this survey.

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Toxic chemicals enter Kalamazoo River from Pfizer wastewater  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Toxic chemicals from a Pfizer facility entered the Kalamazoo River after passing through the city of Kalamazoo's wastewater system.

MLive.com
City officials give snow plow truck condition, statistics for Portage and Kalamazoo  WWMT-TV

The City of Portage and the City of Kalamazoo had snow plow drivers out clearing the roads after the winter storm. Between the two cities there are a total of 505 ...

WWMT-TV
Forward Focus: Persistence, demand intersect in a downtown Kalamazoo resurgence  WWMT-TV

The numerous construction projects happening in downtown Kalamazoo might be a headache for commuters, but they mark progress in the community.

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo Beer Exchange teams up with animal shelter for Valentine's day  WWMT-TV

The Kalamazoo Beer Exchange will team up withSociety for the Prevention of Cruelty towards Animals (SPCA) for a Valentine's Day fundraiser Thursday ...

WWMT-TV
Person of interest in deadly Wallace Avenue fire is in custody in Kalamazoo  WWMT-TV

A person of interest sought in connection to a fire on Wallace Avenue was arrested on a drug charge and booked Friday at the Kalamazoo County Jail, ...

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo hosts USA Curling National Championships  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The stands of the Wings Event Center are full of cowbells, passionate fans and cheers this week for the USA Curling National ...

WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
Kalamazoo's Root Beer Stands open for year  WOODTV.com

People in Kalamazoo got a welcome distraction from the recent poor weather when the popular Root Beer Stand restaurants opened for the year.

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Snowfall and gusty winds lead to crashes, slide-offs around Kalamazoo  MLive.com

Several crashes and slide-offs have been reported on Kalamazoo-area roads Wednesday morning.

MLive.com
Avatar sequel actress Edie Falco featured in Kalamazoo Civic Theatre play  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI — A Kalamazoo Civic Theatre production will feature award-winning television and Broadway stars. Edie Falco and Stephen Wallem will ...

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Kalamazoo-area families enjoy the snow with sleds and shovels  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Before Channing Harp went down the snowy hill, her father warned her that she was going to move side-to-side during the descent.

WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
Hackett hoops games to benefit cancer research in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids  MLive.com

Hackett Catholic's head coach Maureen Brown talks to her players during a game against the Kalamazoo Christian Comets on Saturday, February 2, 2019.

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New Kalamazoo NAACP Leader Seeks to Revive Group's Luster  WMUK

Wendy Fields was sworn in last week as the new president of the Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch of the NAACP. She hadn't plan to run. "I was sought out by.

WMUK
Volunteers help Kalamazoo's Eastside Neighborhood Association chart and keep a steady course  south west michigan

Volunteers help organizations like the Kalamazoo Eastside Association do the work neighbors are looking for.

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This 100 Y/O Picture Of The Kalamazoo State Theatre Is Amazing  wkfr.com

Recently Annete Taborn, a native of Kalamazoo, posted a picture on Facebook of the Kalamazoo State Theatre from the 1920's. Apparently her Great Uncle was ...

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Where Gibson left, Kalamazoo soul picked up with refreshed Heritage Guitars  WWMT-TV

The rhythm of rock and roll isn't something out of the ordinary to the seemingly warn down building at Kalamazoo's 225 Parsons Street. At the original home of ...

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Missing Kalamazoo man found safe in Georgia  MLive.com

Kirk Janson, 70, left home about 3 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in a dark green 2000 Subaru Legacy, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety said in a news release.

MLive.com
Kalamazoo murder suspect Donovan Lewis sentenced to jail for escape  WSBT-TV

A Kalamazoo man awaiting trial on a murder charge was sentenced Monday to 17 months to four years in jail after he pleaded guilty to escaping from the ...

WSBT-TV
Kalamazoo athletes seal pledges to U-M, WMU, others on National Signing Day  MLive.com

From football to lacrosse, dozens of Kalamazoo-area athletes made their college athletic dreams a reality on Wednesday.

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Kalamazoo ‘monster’ who killed six gets mandatory life for 2016 rampage  WZZM13.com

Judge sentences Jason Dalton to life in prison for a shooting rampage in Kalamazoo County nearly three years ago.

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GALLERY: Medieval reenactment takes over Kalamazoo Expo Center Saturday  WWMT-TV

Reenactment enthusiasts rejoice! Members of Kalamazoo's chapter of the Society of Creative Anachronism, also known as the Canton of Three Hills, gathered at ...

WWMT-TV
Armed thief holes up in occupied home in Kalamazoo  WOODTV.com

A Kalamazoo neighborhood was shut down Saturday as police tried to get a gun-toting thief to surrender after he broke into an occupied home.

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City of Kalamazoo lifts latest Boil Water Advisories  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- The City of Kalamazoo has removed the precautionary Boil Water Advisories for several streets. The city's Department of Public Services ...

WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WSW: Makers Find Their "Space" In Kalamazoo  WMUK

The Project Editor for Southwest Michigan's Second Wave On the Ground Kalamazoo says the story of Kzoo Makers was one that people in the Eastside.

WMUK
Curling champions compete in Kalamazoo  WOODTV.com

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The ice at Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo will serve as a national stage for a sport that's gaining popularity: curling.

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Winter water main breaks put a freeze on Kalamazoo businesses  WWMT-TV

For the fifth time in a month, crews in Kalamazoo spent the day working to repair a broken water main. The break happened at around 6 a. m. on Sunday, Jan.

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo pastor accused of paying teens for sex acts  WOODTV.com

A well-known West Michigan pastor and his wife are facing accusations involving sex, money and teenagers.

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Kalamazoo Baby and Family Expo at Radisson February 17  K1025

Moms, dads and kids need to check out this free event at the Radisson in Kalamazoo on Sunday February 17.

K1025
Hundreds brave cold weather for Kalamazoo Women's March  WWMT-TV

With several inches of snow covering the regions streets and sidewalks, hundreds braved the cold for the 2019 Kalamazoo Women's March. Heading into the ...

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo says this weekend's water main breaks may not be the last during cold snap  Michigan Radio

Kalamazoo is dealing with a rash of water main breaks due to the extremely cold temperatures. Jeff Chamberlin, Kalamazoo Deputy City Manager, says if the.

Michigan Radio
Burger Bros Set to Open on Kalamazoo's East Side  K1025

Custom boutique burger joints are a hot food trend. A new burger joint is opening in Kalamazoo on the east side.

K1025
Kelvin & Co. owner opens burger shop in Kalamazoo  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI — The owner of Kelvin & Co. barbecue is hoping for success in another food concept in Kalamazoo — burgers. Mark Nieuwenhuis, together ...

MLive.com
Michigan Economic Development Corporation approves downtown Kalamazoo tax capture  WWMT-TV

The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) approved a tax capture to improve Kalamazoo's downtown area and designated 100 percent of the ...

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Kalamazoo Uber shooter sentenced to life in prison  Sentinel-Standard

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The man who shot eight people in the Kalamazoo area, killing six of them, faced the families his violent rampage forever ...

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Kalamazoo city commission to vote on 2019 budget  WWMT-TV

Kalamazoo City Commission is expected to approve the 2019 budget Tuesday night. Leaders say infrastructure will see some of the biggest investments in the ...

WWMT-TV
Eastside Youth Strong making Eastside stronger in Kalamazoo  south west michigan

From a ripple, comes a wave of support for children and their families involved in Eastside Youth Strong programs.

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Undefeated teams keep rolling in Tuesday's Kalamazoo-area hoops roundup  MLive.com

Mattawan, Otsego and Centreville all kept their perfect seasons alive with Tuesday wins.

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The Social Club: Barber from Kalamazoo strikes deal with the NFL  WWMT-TV

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A Detroit entrepreneur with West Michigan roots turned his small barbershop into a booming business, and it's a new feature of the ...

WWMT-TV
Read the text of MLK's "lost" Kalamazoo speech  Michigan Radio

It was four months after he gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and only four weeks after the assassination of.

Michigan Radio
Kalamazoo teenager remains critical after police pursuit, crash  Battle Creek Enquirer

A 16-year-old girl remains in critical condition following a police pursuit and crash on Friday. Emmett Township police said the girl, whose name is not being ...

Battle Creek Enquirer
Record low temperatures set in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Record cold temperatures have been a staple over the last two days in Kalamazoo, with two record lows and one record low maximum ...

WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
Western Football players help tackle hunger at Kalamazoo warming center  WWMT-TV

Two Western Michigan football players are giving back to the community by serving food to those in need. Junior lineman Mike Caliendo and senior quarterback ...

WWMT-TV
Sorry Battle Creek And Kalamazoo: No Mail Wednesday  wbckfm.com

The US Postal *Service* is taking the rare step of cancelling mail delivery for portions of the Midwest, including most of Michigan, due to the subzero temperatures.

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Elderly Kalamazoo man with bipolar disorder missing  MLive.com

Kirk Janson is a white man approximately 150 pounds with a short grey beard and a right prosthetic leg, police said.

MLive.com
Kalamazoo city engineer: water main breaks "going to only get worse"  WWMT-TV

With temperatures well below freezing for most of the past week, water main breaks have been popping up throughout Kalamazoo. “To have it all at once is a ...

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo's Eastside Neighborhood Association showing neighbors a way to save  south west michigan

For years, Pat Taylor, Director of the Kalamazoo Eastside Neighborhood Association, had a vision of a neighborhood savings club. Tired of seeing residents ...

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Is There A Fyre Festival Scam Coming To Kalamazoo?  wkfr.com

Tickets are being sold for a music festival in Kalamazoo featuring Cardi B, Drake, LovelyTheBand and other big artists.

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Kalamazoo Man Arrested On Charges Related To Shoplifting, Guns  wbckfm.com

A Kalamazoo man who was caught in the act of shoplifting was arrested after he managed to escape and hide in a home over the weekend. The Kalamazoo ...

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West Michigan school closings for Wednesday, Feb. 13  MLive.com

Many Kalamazoo-area schools are closed with travel expected to be difficult along the I-94 corridor.

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Water rate increase expected as part of Kalamazoo city budget  WWMT-TV

The Kalamazoo City Commission is expected to vote on a water rate increase Tuesday night as part of the 2019 budget. The city needs to bring in about 4 ...

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo City Commission approves $181 million budget  WWMT-TV

City of Kalamazoo offices were closed Tuesday due to the weather, but the city commission was still in session and they voted to approve the city's 2019 budget.

WWMT-TV
KDPS: Kalamazoo fatal house fire deemed suspicious  WOODTV.com

Authorities have identified the man who was killed in an early morning house fire in Kalamazoo that has been deemed suspicious.

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WestSouthwest: Kalamazoo NAACP Invites Public to 'Get Reconnected' at Reception  WMUK

Wendy Fields says she's humbled to have been recruited by multiple people to run for president of the Metropolitan Kalamazoo Branch of the NAACP.

WMUK
Kalamazoo local opens a bar downtown with food and gaming, too  south west michigan

When it comes to gaming something is always changing and the latest trend has made it to downtown Kalamazoo. They call it a "barcade." The video game ...

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Undefeated teams move up in latest Kalamazoo prep hoops power rankings  MLive.com

The Otsego boys, Centreville girls and Gobles girls all moved up in the latest Kalamazoo-area basketball rankings.

MLive.com
Report shows progress toward improving housing access in Kalamazoo  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- An annual evaluation shows the city of Kalamazoo is making progress toward its goals to improve access to affordable housing and assist ...

MLive.com
Kalamazoo County brothers build epic snow fort to weather arctic freeze  WWMT-TV

While most of us tried to spend as much time indoors during the arctic blast there were two brothers in Ross Township who took advantage of the cold and built a ...

WWMT-TV
Flying Dutchmen bounce back to beat Kalamazoo  HollandSentinel.com

The Hope College men's basketball team bounced back from Saturday's loss to Calvin by holding off Kalamazoo 87-83 on Monday on the road.“We needed it.

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Kalamazoo County uses state law to push for answers from treasurer under investigation  MLive.com

The Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners are pictured during a Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 meeting in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Joel Bissell | MLive.com ( Joel ...

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Kalamazoo churches opening doors to save community from bitter cold  WWMT-TV

First Congregational Church in Kalamazoo opened its doors Friday along with next door neighbor First Baptist Church, giving people without a place to stay a ...

WWMT-TV
Jack Moss transcended sports in Kalamazoo with his love for people, community  MLive.com

Friends, family and coworkers weigh in on the legacy of the longtime Gazette sports editor, who died Tuesday.

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JAC's Cekola Pizza Adds Kalamazoo Location  K1025

JAC's Cekola Pizza returns to their hometown of Kalamazoo after adding a location on 9th Street in Oshtemo.

K1025
Rock 'n' Roll Lives on in Kalamazoo  The Index

“There was a wave of artists who were performing with just laptops. Your whole weekend was spent watching some guy move a mouse around. There was a ...

The Index
Longtime Kalamazoo Gazette sports editor Jack Moss dies at age 91  MLive.com

Jack Moss, left, sits courtside at a 2002 Western Michigan basketball game with close friend Jeannie Madsens and his wife Jan. (File | MLive.com) ( Mike Farrell ).

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Kalamazoo Takes the 'How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Challenge  K1025

Thanks to Facebook's latest challenge, we've seen how all of us have changed- or not in the last decade. Take a look as we compare Kalamazoo circa 2009 to ...

K1025
Driver robbed in Kalamazoo; 1 arrested  WOODTV.com

A Kalamazoo man is in custody after police say he robbed a driver on East Main Street.

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Police locate missing bipolar Kalamazoo man  WWMT-TV

Kalamazoo police located a missing man with bipolar disorder in Georgia. Kirk Janson, 70, was last seen driving eastbound on Interstate 94 about 5 p. m. ...

WWMT-TV
Donnovan Lewis charged with murder pleads guilty to escaping Kalamazoo County Jail  WWMT-TV

A man charged with killing his ex-girlfriend who hopped two fences at the Kalamazoo County Jail has pleaded guilty to escape charges. Donnovan Lewis, 25 ...

WWMT-TV
AfroFest brings 'family reunion vibe' to Black history month community celebration  south west michigan

A new celebration of African Culture wants to become an ongoing event for Kalamazoo. The community says it's all about AfroFest.

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Former NFL star Jared Allen brings Olympic curling dream to Michigan  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI - What's the point of goals if you don't set them high? That's the stance Jared Allen took as an 8-year-old boy with an NFL dream, and it's one ...

MLive.com
WMU closed Wednesday due to weather  MLive.com

A person walks through the heavy snow on the campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. ( Joel Bissell ...

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Kalamazoo County to announce new public defender office  WWMT-TV

The Kalamazoo County government has finalized a contract that will establish a public defender office to represent indigent adults in criminal cases before the ...

WWMT-TV
Oshtemo Township appoints Grant Taylor to replace longtime treasurer  MLive.com

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Deputy Treasurer Grant Taylor was appointed to replace his boss as Oshtemo Township treasurer. On Jan. 29, Treasurer Nancy Culp ...

MLive.com
Cyclones earn seventh win in eight games, beat Kalamazoo 4-1  WKRC TV Cincinnati

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WKRC) - The Cincinnati Cyclones (25-7-3-3) collected a 4-1 win over the Kalamazoo Wings on Friday night. Forwards Mike Marnell, Justin ...

WKRC TV Cincinnati
How a jewelry-making class helped a Kalamazoo woman find hope after tragic losses  Michigan Radio

Creating Connection Michigan is a series of intimate, first-person stories about the power of art to change lives. This week, we hear from a Kalamazoo woman ...

Michigan Radio
Kalamazoo woman fighting cold without furnace  WWMT-TV

West Michigan's impending arctic freeze had one Kalamazoo woman pleading for help Monday on social media. Lauryn Snider moved from the east side of the ...

WWMT-TV
Nine ways to celebrate MLK Day in Kalamazoo  WWMT-TV

Organizations in Kalamazoo planned a number of events to honor Martin Luther King Jr. 's legacy. The city's theme this year, Kneeling for Justice Then and Now: ...

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo music festival sparks legitimacy concerns | News  WTVB News

KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) -- A small "Fyre Festival" scam is apparently happening in Kalamazoo County. WOOD TV-8 is reporting that a music festival ...

WTVB News
Kalamazoo man facing charges, accused of breaking into several homes  WWMT-TV

Kalamazoo Public Safety arrested a 38-year-old man accused of breaking into several homes and a vehicle. Officers were called to Bloomfield Avenue near I-94 ...

WWMT-TV
Kalamazoo Gospel Mission serving hot meals in very cold weather  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- The Kalamazoo Gospel Mission says its shelter will be open 24 hours a day "for the next week or until the temperatures rise." A Winter ...

WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
Kalamazoo advises homes and businesses to run water because of cold temperatures  WWMT-TV

The City of Kalamazoo Public Services Department issued a frozen water advisory on Monday, Jan. 21. Kalamazoo officials advised people to constantly run a ...

WWMT-TV
 

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Three K Students Receive Theater Honors. Three Kalamazoo College students were recently honored with awards at the 51st annual Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival regional....
Kalamazoo / ˌ k æ l ə m ə ˈ z uː / is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan.It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County.As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a population of 74,262.Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 335,340 as of 2015. Kalamazoo is equidistant from the major American cities of ...
The city of Kalamazoo received information that a developer would be applying for a variance with the city’s zoning board of appeals for a new Chick-fil-A at 514 N. Drake Road, Zoning ...
Campus K-9s. The University’s German Shepards K-9 Brax and K-9 Oso are Kalamazoo County's first and only explosion-detection canines. Meet the dogs
Toasted and sweet caramel malts balanced with herbal and citrus hop aromas. Incredibly versatile with food and tasty on its own. When was the last time you enjoyed a Bell's Amber Ale?
Local Links: Kalamazoo Public Library Database 3 million citations from newspapers, books, and other local resources (obits, mar, births, veterans, and more) Kalamazoo County Clerk Deaths/Marriages/Business & etc citations starting 5-18-1908 More Kalamazoo Cemeteries The Tombstone Transcription Project Even More Kalamazoo Cemeteries Scott Grinder's sites Regional Links: WMU Archives Database ...
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Alan Kazam, one of the top Magicians in Michigan! Alan Kazam is SW Michigan's Favorite Magician for Kids and Families! Alan Kazam is a professional magician who has been delighting audiences with his unique brand of magic for over 20 years!
The Radisson Plaza at Kalamazoo Center is an unbeatable downtown hotel within walking distance of places like Bell's Brewery, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and the Kalamazoo Walking Mall.
Buying a home? Get pre-qualified at your local Community Bank! Kalamazoo County State Bank is your local community bank interested in helping you with all your financial needs.