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Tom Arthur/Wikicommons

The Michigan Secretary of State is recommending that Paul Clements not be placed on the August ballot for the Democratic primary in Southwest Michigan’s 6th Congressional District. 

Theater Review: Gay Deceivers

May 24, 2018
Fred Western / Universal Photo

A new theatre, the Kalamazoo Craft Theatre Project in association with Skits-n-Giggles Theatre Company, had its inaugural production at First Congregational Church last Friday. Kalamazoo playwright and former WMUK station manager Gordon Bolar has this review of Gay Deceivers.


David Zalubowski / AP Photo

Tariffs and duties recently imposed on Canadian newsprint manufacturers could cause trouble for Southwest Michigan newspapers.

Kalamazoo Public Library

Update: Peace Pizzazz, previously scheduled for Bronson Park, will be held at Winchell Elementary due to expected rain. Efforts to keep kids reading over the long summer break are gearing up in Kalamazoo. The Kalamazoo Public Library's annual Summer Reading Challenge offers kids tangible incentives to keep reading - free books. Library Executive Director Ryan Wieber says they earn them by reading at least 20 minutes each day over the summer.


WMU Names New Provost

May 17, 2018
Ball State University

Western Michigan University's new provost is coming to Kalamazoo from Indiana. The university announced Thursday, May 17, that Jennifer Bott will become Western's top academic official July 1st.

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