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Kalamazoo Marathon 2017 yep...no shoes!
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Another Great Kalamazoo Marathon in 2017

It was a little nippy for the volunteers and spectators, but the cool and sunny Sunday morning was perfect for the some 5,500 runners taking place in the 2017 Kalamazoo Marathon...

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Photo Courtesy BCPD
Photo Courtesy BCPD
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Police Seek Relative as Person of Interest in Zanetti Shooting Death

The co-owner of Battle Creek Tile and Mosaic in Urbandale was shot and killed Friday morning at his store on West Michigan Avenue.  63 year old Frank “Frankie” Zanetti was shot once in the head in the back of the store, with several witnesses nearby...

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Battle Creek Public Schools Get $51 Million Grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation

 

The W.K. Foundation is giving Battle Creek Public Schools $51 Million dollars over five years to improve the quality of education. Fou...

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81st Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic - Western Michigan v Wisconsin
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Western Michigan Playing U of M In 2018

The Western Michigan Broncos are now scheduled to play in the Big House vs. The Michigan Wolverines.  Is this real life?

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Take a Pasty Road Trip from Grand Rapids to da U.P. [Map]

Heading north to the Upper Peninsula is a summertime tradition for anyone from West Michigan. It's a long trip and all that time on the road can work up an appetite.

Make your next road trip to the U.P. a delicious one with our map of places to stop for a pasty along the way.

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2017 NFL Draft
Former Western Michigan Broncos receiver Corey Davis after being draft fifth overall to the Tennessee Titans. (Jeff Zelevansky-Getty Images)
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NFL Draft – Davis Goes Top Five, Lions Take Defense

An expected number one pick from the Cleveland Browns, a trade to grab a quarterback for the Chicago Bears, and a Western Michigan Bronco gets picked in the top five were all highlights in the first night of the 2017 National Football League Draft.

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Townsquare Media
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Founders To Open Taproom in Detroit

Grand Rapids' Founders Brewing is expanding yet again - but this time, it isn't in Grand Rapids.

Tuesday it was announced that Founders will be opening a taproom in Detroit near the newly constructed Little Caesar's Arena...

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Photo by Steven Bohner (Tri-Cities Historical Museum)
Photo by Steven Bohner (Tri-Cities Historical Museum)
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Have You Heard Of Muir, Michigan? Grand Haven’s Twin City Buried By Sand

The cities of Grand Haven, Ferrysburg, and the village of Spring Lake are commonly referred to as the Tri-Cities. (Michigan has another set of Tri-Cities as well: Saginaw, Bay City, and Midland...

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Lian Thawng
Photo: Battle Creek City Police
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The Strange Disappearance of Lian kulh Thawng from Battle Creek

It’s a strange disappearance of a man from Burma that has Battle Creek City Police asking questions.

Lian kulh Thawng arrived in Battle Creek in December of 2006 and was last seen by family at the Intermodal Transportation Center on McCamly Street...

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From left to right: Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Tribal Council Sergeant-at-Arms Homer A. Mandoka, NHBP Tribal Council Vice Chair Dorie Rios, NHBP Tribal Council Chairman Jamie Stuck, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Battle Creek Mayor Dave Walters, NHBP Tribal Council Secretary Christine Lanning, NHBP Tribal Council Treasurer Tony Day, FireKeepers Executive Chef and Vice President of Food & Beverage, Michael McFarlen. (Photo provided)
From left to right: Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Tribal Council Sergeant-at-Arms Homer A. Mandoka, NHBP Tribal Council Vice Chair Dorie Rios, NHBP Tribal Council Chairman Jamie Stuck, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, Battle Creek Mayor Dave Walters, NHBP Tribal Council Secretary Christine Lanning, NHBP Tribal Council Treasurer Tony Day, FireKeepers Executive Chef and Vice President of Food & Beverage, Michael McFarlen. (Photo provided)
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The Fire Hub Opens in Battle Creek

The long-awaited opening of the Fire Hub and Kendall Street Pantry took place this morning in Battle Creek.

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