Kalamazoo County’s animal control department, which hopes to break ground on a new shelter this winter, has shared details of its building plans with the Kalamazoo County Board. Commissioners are expected to vote on whether to approve the $4.7 million proposal at their Dec. 19 meeting.
Invasive species are an expensive problem in the United States. Federal agencies spent more than $104 million last year to control them. But a recent study on invasive garlic mustard shows that, at least in some cases, it might be better to leave invasive species alone.
Able-bodied adults on welfare in some parts of Michigan will have to work to keep food assistance beginning in January. The state says that’s because Kalamazioo, Allegan, Barry, and seven other counties no longer qualify for a federal waiver.
Nothing brings people together quite like sports. And the Kalamazoo Sport and Social Club founded five years ago gives people a chance to play games they love and to connect with each other. That includes what might seem like an unlikely sport: dodgeball.
WMUK's Amir Muhammad takes a look at dodgeball for adults in Kalamazoo