Battle Creek

Local History
5:10 pm
Mon December 2, 2013

See what the holidays were like in the Victorian age

The Kimball House Museum in Battle Creek
Credit Nancy Camden

The Kimball House Museum in Battle Creek is a Queen Ann style house built in 1886 on what was once called Maple Street. It’s now Capitol Avenue, NE. At that point, it was the fanciest street in town.

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We Are One
7:31 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

WestSouthwest: Battle Creek Enquirer e-book examines race and diversity in Battle Creek

Cover of "We Are One"
Credit Battle Creek Enquirer

Interview with Justin Hinkley and J.R. Reynolds

Battle Creek Enquirer reporter Justin Hinkley opens We Are One with a story about his fourth grade class at Post Elementary School. 

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6:58 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

Battle Creek Community Action denies claims in former CEO's lawsuit

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Nancy Macfarlane claims she was fired after complaining about the chairman of the agency's board
Community Action and its board chairman, Terry Langston, have denied all of the allegations its ousted CEO made in a recent lawsuit and said she isn't entitled to any money.
7:35 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

Battle Creek businessman remembered for service to community

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Jim Hazel passed away Sunday. He was 73
Jim Hazel knew just about everything - and everyone - in Battle Creek. "It always pleased me when I knew something he didn't," said his long-time friend Dave Eddy, laughing. "Because he was always on top of everything."
6:55 am
Fri October 11, 2013

House votes to let young GED students to work full time

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Unclear how many students would be affected by change in law
The Michigan House has unanimously passed a bill introduced by state Rep. Kate Segal that would allow 16-year-olds who earn their general-equivalency diplomas to work full-time. Segal, a Battle Creek Democrat, pushed the bill specifically to help the youngest graduates of the Michigan Youth Challenge Academy program in Battle Creek, according to a news release Wednesday from Segal's office.