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  1. Kalamazoo Promise focus group considers: Where does the scholarship program go from here?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    He grew up in Kalamazoo's North Side neighborhood in the Interfaith Homes housing project, one of the poorest, toughest pockets in Kalamazoo. Motivated by The Promise, Green graduated Kalamazoo Central High School in 2011, only to discover his grades and tests wouldn't allow him to enroll at Western Michigan University.


  2. Watercooler: Kalamazoo Rotary honors Sue Esman; Three Rivers gets set for cleanup dayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MLive.com

    - Sue Esman , long-time administrative secretary to the Kalamazoo Rotary Club , was honored by the club on March 2. She retired recently after 26 years of service. Esman was named an honorary lifetime member of the organization and a two-time Paul ...


  3. Kalamazoo School Trustees confronted by Loy Norrix...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A large group of parents and students appeared at last night's Kalamazoo School Board Meeting to complain about the recent decision to enforce a ban on Leggings at Loy Norrix High School, and particularly about how it was being enforced. Female students complained that they felt humiliated being dragged out of class after male security guards judged that what they were wearing was too distracting for male students.


  4. Russell MasonRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Daily Globe

    Russell J. Mason, 66, of Russellville, died Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville. He graduated from Ewen High School in Ewen, Mich., and then earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan State University in Kalamazoo, Mich.


  5. Medtech's Billionaires: #1 The Stryker Family and John BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

    Sibling heirs Ronda , Pat , and Jon Stryker , as well as long-time company chief executive officer John Brown , all became wealthy through Kalamazoo, MI-based Stryker Corp. Stryker was incorporated in 1946 by Homer Stryker, an orthopedic surgeon who invented many of the company's early products to fulfill what he saw as an unmet need for new orthopedic surgical tools. The company, known for selling hospital beds, surgical power tools, and orthopedic/spinal implants, reported approximately $9.7 billion in revenue in 2014 and has a market value of $35 billion.


  6. Michigan Officials Quarantine Horses After Equine Herpes CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... about two dozen horses in four counties following the death of a horse with a strain of equine herpes virus. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports the barrel-racing horse in Livingston County had EHV-1, but no other horses have tested positive for the ...


  7. WMU's Waldo Stadium to have 3 new video scoreboards in place by season opener vs. Michigan StateRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... team get ready to enter Waldo Stadium before their first home game of the season, Saturday, September 20, 2014, in Kalamazoo, Mich. Design renderings of what the new scoreboards might look like were not available Friday morning as Fleck said they ...


  8. Stryker: We are Playing a Different Offense Than ZimmerRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

    ... move, Stryker acquired Mako Surgical in 2013 for $1.65 billion. At AAOS in Las Vegas, executives from the Kalamazoo, Michigan company were demonstrating the product in a private, covered portion of its mammoth booth at the Sands/Expo Convention ...


  9. Kalamazoo school board OKs $1 million to replace Loy Norrix bleachers, fix 3 roofsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education approved more than $1 million in construction contracts Thursday, March 26, to replace the bleachers at Loy Norrix High School and partially replace roofs on three elementaries. A $477,645 contract was award to Southern Bleacher Co.


  10. Portage shifts funding around to make major Westnedge project happen this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... That meant the project was about $1.3 million short, adding in contingencies and other costs. Working with the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study, the planning organization that coordinates federal funds for various projects, the city has had to ...


  11. Detroit Rhymesmith N.I.C Releases New Project 'Double Major Vol. 1'Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... school, Nico's next two years would be filled with rich experiences from his time spent in college in areas like Kalamazoo, MI and East Lansing. Not even after a month after releasing "Double Major Vol. 1", N.I.C has already had talks about ...


  12. 'Project Sticker Shock' aims to cut down on purchasing alcohol for minors in KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Students from Kalamazoo-area schools are partnering with local businesses that sell alcohol for a campaign aimed to cut down on adults purchasing booze for minors. On Saturday, more than 100 students will be placing awareness stickers on packages of alcoholic beverages and hanging posters in stores across Kalamazoo as part of a campaign dubbed "Project Sticker Shock."


  13. Grammy winner Jim Lauderdale keeps looking for next song, performing at KVCC on April 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The kind of artist who is so prolific he can talk about having more than enough material to fill several more albums -- that he'll get to some day after he finishes up his latest project and when he's not too busy planning retreats to write even more songs. Lauderdale will bring his prolific music profile to Kalamazoo for a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 10 at Kalamazoo Valley Community College's Dale B. Lake Auditorium on its Texas Township campus.


  14. Promoting Kalamazoo's guitar-making heritage could make city even more attractiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Guitar-making is not an industry that will mean a bunch of new jobs or new construction in the city of Kalamazoo. But, if given a higher profile, it has the potential to make Kalamazoo a cooler place to live, some say.


  15. Kalamazoo parents, students raise concerns about leggings ban, gun issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    A ban against leggings as well as the district's handling of a recent gun incident at Loy Norrix High School drew a standing-room-only crowd to Thursday's meeting of the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education.


  16. Woman believes her father killed Carol Ann ColeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    ... victim was created by investigators turned up a promising lead. Media reports out of Carol Ann's hometown in Kalamazoo, Michigan indicate the hunter who found her, could soon be named as her suspected killer. The hunter's daughter, Frances Aucoin, ...


  17. How To Prepare Students To Compete In A Global Economy [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOne

    ... who completed his studies to become a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership; Denise Washington of Kalamazoo, Mich., who also earned a Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership; Gail Marquis of Jersey City, NJ, who earned her MBA; ...


  18. Hillside principal, 5 Kalamazoo teachers announce plans to retire or resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | MLive.com

    Hillside Middle School Principal Scott Millin is leaving at the end of the school year and two Hillside teachers are among the seven Kalamazoo Public Schools employees whose retirements were approved Thursday by the KPS Board of Education. Also at Thursday's school board meeting, the board accepted the resignation of Alyssa Moon, English teacher at Kalamazoo Central High School and approved the hiring of three new employees.


  19. NCAA East Regionals: Which Syracuse bars are 'team headquarters' for the weekend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Post-Standard

    ... have been invited to celebrate with a home-state brewery Bell's today at The Blue Tusk in Armory Square. The Kalamazoo, Mich.-based brewery is having a party for the release of its summer (!) seasonal Oberon. Each team has its own assigned hotel , ...


  20. Fired Kalamazoo officer solicited 3 prostitutes online for sex, according to documentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    In the months before he was fired, Kalamazoo Public Safety Officer Craig Jankowski solicited three prostitutes online and paid them for sex, according to an internal investigation. Jankowski "solicited and received the services" of a fourth prostitute through Backpage.com, but investigators were unable to determine when that encounter occurred or where Jankowski was working at the time, Inspector Shannon Bagley said in a 15-page report obtained by the Kalamazoo Gazette under the Michigan Freedom of Information Act.


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