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Robbie Feinberg

When you hear "magic," what image goes through your head? Probably a big theatre, with a man standing center stage. Tux, white gloves, top hat, you know the deal. What you likely wouldn’t imagine is a little camp in the middle of the woods. Yet, drive down a short, gravel road in Marshall, and you'll be in for a surprise.


Jonathan Stoner

What others mow over, pull up, and toss into the weed pile, Lisa Rose adds to her dinner plate. Dandelions, cow parsnip, jewelweed and milkweed, honeysuckle, goldenrod, nettle, field garlic — these are just a very few of the plants Rose covers in her new book, Midwest Foraging: 115 Wild and Flavorful Edibles from Burdock to Wild Peach (Timber Press, 2015).


"A man practicing takeoffs and landings in an experimental aircraft died Thursday evening when the plane crashed at W.K. Kellogg Airport, Battle Creek police said." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Michigan State University graduate student Heather Leach takes one of the spotted wing drosophila yeast traps off of a raspberry bush
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Prices for organic produce are always a little higher. But lately you might have noticed you’re paying even more for berries. That’s partially because of a tiny fly called spotted wing drosophila. It’s a lot like an ordinary fruit fly, only it can lay its eggs inside a piece of fruit even before it starts to go bad.


Earlene McMichael

Note: Be advised some images and language might be offensive.

Justin David Brink of Kalamazoo has created a piece for next month’s ArtPrize to get people talking about race. It's part artwork, part social experiment. 


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