46 min ago
Coping with Divorce, Loss and Relationship program gets new leaders; starts fall program Sept. 18
Coping with Divorce, Loss and Relationship Change, a program that started in 1978 in the Kalamazoo area, has new leadership.
5 hrs ago
Portage podiatrist to spend 9 months in jail for stealing thousands from woman with dementia
While he made it clear that he wants Dr. Regina L. Spears-Everett to pay back the thousands of dollars she stole , a Kalamazoo judge said Tuesday he hoped the jail time he gave the Portage podiatrist would send a message to others who see fit to prey on the elderly and vulnerable.
7 hrs ago
Students get back to the books at West Middle School in Portage
Students streamed through the doors to Portage West Middle School bright and early Tuesday for the first day of the 2014-15 school year.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Peacock Strut on Sept. 13 in Portage will be director Diane Schrock's swan song
When the 30th annual Peacock Strut in Portage welcomes hundreds of runners on Saturday, Sept.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Retail Cosmetics Sales - Beauty Advisor Origins, Part Time: Portage, MI - Macy's The Crossroads Mall
Thank you for your interest in the Retail Cosmetics Sales - Beauty Advisor Origins, Part Time: Portage, MI - Macy's The Crossroads Mall.
What MEDC found in its 'Secret Shopper' report on Michigan
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation has released the report generated by its secret shopper-style evaluation of how Michigan communities respond to business development.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Police trying to ID suspect who used stolen credit card at stores in Plainwell, Kalamazoo and Portage
Investigators in Allegan County are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say stole a credit card from a car parked at a home near Lake Doster and then used the card at several stores in Plainwell, Kalamazoo and Portage.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Search for credit card scammer in two West Michigan counties
The Allegan County Sheriff's Department released the photo of a man who is suspected of using other people's credit cards to make purchases in at least two West Michigan counties.
Kalamazoo Humane Society again seeking new home after deal for shared facility falls through
Despite signing off on a purchase agreement for a facility on Sprinkle Road earlier this year, the Kalamazoo Humane Society is again looking for a new home after deciding the building wouldn't meet its needs.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Insurance Journal West
J.M. Wilson Promotes Russell to Accounting Supervisor
Portage, Mich.-based property/casualty MGA and surplus lines broker, J.M. Wilson, has promoted Crystal Russell to accounting operations supervisor.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Westnedge-Melody intersection to be closed to all traffic Thursday in Portage
The intersection of South Westnedge Avenue and Melody Avenue in Portage will be closed to all traffic most of Thursday for road and other construction.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Dig In: Taste of Puerto Rico to feature variety of sangria, sangria slushies, pig roast and more
If you're worried about the conclusion of summer, the Sangria Shop has a cool, fruity option to prolong the season: Sangria Slushies.
Dodge Charger travels at 100 mph on I-94 to elude Portage police
A Dodge Charger carrying at least two people authorities suspect of swiping a computer from WalMart led police on a pursuit along eastbound I-94 that reached speeds of more than 100 mph Monday morning.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
High-speed chase after reported shoplifting at Walmart
A suspected shoplifter led police on a high-speed chase early Monday morning, at times hitting speeds of more than 100 miles per hour.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Bicycles can equal freedom and special family time
Just as a car can mean freedom for 16-year-olds, so can a bicycle for children half their age.
WNWN-FM Battle Creek
Suspect sought in Portage
PORTAGE Portage Public Safety is looking for a teenager who fled an officer early Saturday after he was searched and a double-bladed knife was found in his pocket.
Ending violence in Kalamazoo the focus of Walk for Peace
Yvette Newton kneeled down and lit a candle in front of a photograph of her son Jeremy Young near the west end of Florence Street on Kalamazoo 's north side on Saturday night.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Rochester Sentinel
Patsy J. Jylland
Survivors include her husband Irvin; two daughters, Rhonda Brown, Bama, N.C., and Sevilla Rhoades, Plymouth; three sons, John Michael Jacobs, Schoolcraft, Mich., Bradley Jacobs, Wyoming, and Randy Jacobs, Three Rivers, Mich.; and two sisters, Wanda Montz, Portage, Mich., and Susie Walters, Missouri.