downtown Kalamazoo

Earlene McMichael | WMUK

It was rare to see a female college president anywhere in America when Marilyn Schlack took over leadership of Kalamazoo Valley Community College 35 years ago. Her tenure will soon come to an end. Schlack, 81, will stay until a replacement is found.


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What do Kalamazoo residents want the city look like in 2025, and how can it happen? A 15 month process to develop a new master plan has been trying to answer those questions.


What Makes Great Barbecue?

Aug 12, 2016
Ryan Skryd

Professional cooks from around the country come to Kalamazoo's Ribfest every August to battle for the best barbecue rib awards. All of them have original recipes and specific cooking methods. With so many different ideas of what makes barbecue barbecue, there’s sure to be differences of opinion.


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Kalamazoo City Planner Rebekah Kik says she wants big ideas for updating the city’s master plan. She says people shouldn’t worry about cost or feasibility in the early stages. 


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Downtown Kalamazoo may be a place for dining and cultural attractions. But more people are thinking it’s also a place to live. 


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