Leadership Network
6:13 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Kellogg Foundation Initiative Developing Leaders, Helping Familes

Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek
Credit WMUK

Interview with Esther Nieves - web version

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation plans to help families in Michigan and three other states, while also connecting established and emerging community leaders. 

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5:41 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

A New Metric on Education in Kalamazoo County

The Learning Network's Amy Slancik on the organization's new scorecard

The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo has created a new tool for measuring the quality of education in Kalamazoo County.

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12:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Volunteers Help Scientists Track Michigan's Butterflies

Some of the milkweed plants raised by Ilse Gebhard.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

A report on how volunteers are helping to conserve butterflies

More than one species of butterfly has seen its numbers drop – in some cases plummet – in recent years. The monarch is doing better than some.

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Minimum Wage
7:34 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Signed Into Law

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow on the increase in Michigan's minimum wage

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says Republicans feared a ballot proposal to boost the minimum wage of $10.10 an hour. 

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12:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Why Courtesy Matters in "Bike Friendly Kalamazoo"

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Bike Friendly Kalamazoo's Paul Selden on drivers and cyclists getting along

The members of Bike Friendly Kalamazoo have some ideas for how to make local roads safer and more inviting for cyclists.

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