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The unemployment rate for the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area worsened -- rising to 6.7 percent in June -- as more job hunters returned to the labor market and as some industries made seasonal layoffs.
5 hrs ago | MLive.com
On Friday, Fifth Third Bank's naming committee selected "Promise" as the official name of the falcon that was released to the wild Thursday, July 3, after it fell from its nesting box on the 13th floor of the bank building on Michigan Avenue last month.
7 hrs ago | MLive.com
As the 29th annual Taste & Brew of Kalamazoo enters its second day, MLive reader zooeats has posted great photos of some of the items available at the festival, which runs through Saturday.
11 hrs ago | MLive.com
The business, which got its start 28 years ago on South Westnedge Avenue, but has been located at 5027 W. Main St. in the West Century Center for more than 23 years, plans to close on July 31. Owner Mary VanStreain said her sales have been nearly flat over the past several years as more people turned to the Internet for party goods and supplies, ... (more)
Kids in the youth-led peace protest parade cried, "Stop the violence," as the crowd waved signs that read "Peace to Kalamazoo," and "Protect our Youth."
In response to an article about the Kalamazoo City Attorney's office researching the city's panhandling ordinance , several readers debated whether or not busking, or playing music in public spaces for donations, is the same as panhandling.
A 19-year-old shot outside in the 3200 block of Mount Olivet Road in Kalamazoo Wednesday night has been identified as Christopher Lee Adams, according to a press release from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.
To celebrate its 45th anniversary, the Paw Paw Village Players will present "The Music Man," the first full Broadway show put on by the community theater in 1970.
Proposal 1 on the August ballot involves "a reasonable, bipartisan compromise" to resolve long-standing concerns about Michigan's personal property tax , says Kalamazoo City Commissioner David Anderson.
Two of the four candidates vying for the District 1 seat on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners have criminal histories.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is working to identify suspects after a teenager was shot and killed in the city late Wednesday evening.
And then there were nine: Western Michigan University's Sangren Hall has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, the university announced Wednesday.
When: July 24-26 Where: Arcadia Creek Festival Place Cost: Thursday, $5 at 4 p.m., $7 at 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, $7 at 4 p.m. and $10 at 6 p.m. This year, the group at MLive will be posting reactions live from the 2014 Taste&Brew of Kalamazoo festival site, beginning shortly after noon, and we're taking requests now for foods you'd like us to ... (more)
The Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy is holding its second public open house of the summer at the Pilgrim Haven Natural Area in South Haven this Saturday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Like previous open houses , the entire site will be open, from the beach to the hiking trails and picnic areas, but SWMLC also is asking for volunteers ... (more)
Legends, a competitive drum and bugle corps based in Kalamazoo, will be among seven bands performing as part of an Drum Corps International Tour performance on Saturday, July 26. The event will begin at 7 p.m. at Falan Field at Paw Paw Middle School, 313 W. Michigan Ave. In addition to Legends, bands performing Saturday are the Vanguard Cadets from ... (more)
Eric V. Brown Jr. brings nearly five decades of experience as a business attorney to his role as an of counsel attorney at Warner Norcross.
That changed earlier this month when the 25-year-old unemployed Kalamazoo man was approached by a pair of Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers as he strummed his guitar.
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Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 03:36 pm
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