By the numbers: Snapshot of Kalamazoo County schools and students
In the past five years, K-12 expenditures are down and there are fewer teachers in Kalamazoo County classrooms, but reading test scores have improved, as have the number of high school juniors who are testing as college-ready.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Effort to establish a county-wide transportation authority moves ahead with tight deadlines
Members of the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners will spend more time interviewing candidates for the three slots the county is to fill on the new Central County Transportation Authority.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Injured Parchment teen Charlie Eaton is making strides in therapy
Charlie Eaton, the Parchment teen who suffered a serious head injury in a bicycling accident in California last month, is walking with help and beginning to talk, his aunt reported.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
2014 election: 66th District House candidates take part in WMU forum
Republican state Rep. Aric Nesbitt and his Democratic challenger Annie Brown took part in a candidate forum Wednesday night at Western Michigan's Fetzer Center.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Parchment's Charlie Eaton recovering from serious bicycling crash
When Charlie Eaton sat on the side of his hospital bed Wednesday and then stood up and took one step, nurses and therapists all burst into spontaneous applause.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Parchment goes orange in support of athlete, honor student critically ...
Friends and family of Charlie Eaton have tied orange ribbons from Parchment to his Valleywood home near G Avenue and Nichols.