Robbie Feinberg

The recent closing of the Harding’s Market grocery store in Kalamazoo’s Vine neighborhood wasn’t just a routine case of a business shutting its doors. The market was the only grocery store in Vine, and its closing left residents scrambling. Some even formed online groups to protest and debate. And finding a new source of food for the neighborhood’s many low-income residents isn’t easy.

Keith Terry and Evie Ladin at a performance in Toronto
Mike Melnyk

Body musicians Evie Ladin and Keith Terry are coming to perform and teach a series of workshops in Southwest Michigan, April 5th through April 8th

Miller Not Ruling Out Run for Governor in 2018

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(Lansing-Gongwer News Service) Michigan Congresswoman Candice Miller is not ruling out a run for governor in 2018.  

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(Lansing-Gongwer News Service) The sponsor of a proposed Religious Freedom Restoration Act in the Michigan Legislature says the bill should move forward despite the national controversy surrounding a similar law in Indiana. 

While consultants and teachers have issued their recommendations on which Battle Creek elementary schools should close, no decisions have been made, Superintendent Linda Hicks told parents Monday. Some 80 parents and residents attended the meeting at Battle Creek Central High School's McQuiston Center. (Battle Creek Enquirer)