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8:12 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Kalamazoo College says it's raised two-thirds of campaign goal

Kalamazoo College Light Fine Arts Building - file photo
Credit WMUK

Kalamazoo College says it has raised $84-million in The Campaign for Kalamazoo College. 

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Kalamazoo Baseball
10:52 am
Tue September 24, 2013

WestSouthwest: Baseball coming back to Kalamazoo

Battle Creek Bombers - file photo
Credit Battle Creek Bombers

Interview with Brian Calopy and John Bollinger

Kalamazoo has not had a minor league baseball team since the Kings ceased operations after the 2010 season. 

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Michigan Politics
10:51 am
Tue September 24, 2013

WestSouthwest: Bridge Magazine examines the Tea Party's influence in Michigan

Bridge Magazine
Credit The Center for Michigan

Interview with Bridge Correspondent Pat Schellenbarger

    

In a series of stories, Bridge Magazine looks at what is called "a battle for the GOP's soul."

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Fine Art
6:56 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

KCC ArtPrize entry will jog your memory, curiousity

Credit Ed Williams

This year’s ArtPrize is in full swing in downtown Grand Rapids. At the Western Michigan University Conference Center in Grand Rapids, a piece called “Didactic Revolvers” hangs in a room with an installation made out of plastic bags, what looks like a rotating broken canoe, and a huge uprooted tree.

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Arts & More
6:20 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

Seeking lutefisk in Sunburg, Minnesota

Sunburg, Minnesota, hardware store owner Marsha Skindelien
Credit Chris Killian

Garrison Keillor has gentle fun with the people and folkways of rural Minnesota in his long-running radio show A Prairie Home Companion. Kalamazoo writer Chris Killian encountered the lives of the real people there during a recent stop in Sunburg, Minnesota.

I ended up in Sunburg, Minnesota because of a bumper sticker I saw while driving through the sugar beet fields of south-central Minnesota. It read: “Lutefisk is Legal in Sunburg,” a slogan too tasty not to look into.

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