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8:20 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Dinner Table Drama In 'The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons'

Credit courtesy of Heather Slomski

Heather Slomski recently released her collection of short fiction The Lovers Set Down Their Spoons. Now living in Minnesota, Slomski got her MFA at Western Michigan University. Her work has appeared in TriQuarterly, The Normal School, and other publications. She also won the Iowa Award for Short Fiction.

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John Harvey Kellogg
9:31 am
Mon December 8, 2014

WSW: WMU Professor's Book on John Harvey Kellogg's Religion of Biologic Living

Western Michigan University Professor of Comparative Religion Brian C. Wilson says his research into the history of Battle Creek revealed a fascinating mix of religious faith.   

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Arts & More
3:25 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

TV 'Hoarders' Host To Visit Portage

Credit Associated Press Images

The reality TV series Hoarders spent six seasons documenting the stories of people with compulsive hoarding disorder and their struggle to let go of the stuff that’s taking over their homes. The series ended in February 2013.  

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Local Author
10:12 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Learn The History Of The Other Kellogg

W.K. Kellogg is best known for his breakfast cereals, but his brother, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, is better known for running the Battle Creek Sanitarium and his seemingly radical religious beliefs.

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Short Fiction
11:47 am
Fri October 24, 2014

Invisible Traffic: Stories About When Life Hits You Like A Truck

Playwright and author Deborah Ann Percy

In Deborah Ann Percy’s short story “The Woman Who Loved Paul Simon.” The main character has just about had it with her dinner date at a nice restaurant on Lake Michigan. Here's an excerpt:

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