After further testing at Ramona Park Beach on Tuesday, August 14, the Kalamazoo County Department of Environmental Health advised the City of Portage that the water at Ramona Park Beach on Long Lake is safe for swimmers.
For the first time in the team's 5 year run, they have reached the playoffs. The magic number had been decreasingly getting closer to a clinch. Yesterday they finally hit their magic number and sealed the deal.
The KDPS says that around 1am Thursday, a Kalamazoo resident was approached by two men in the area of South Pitcher St. and Walnut St. The men allegedly hit him with an object, and stole his wallet at gun point before fleeing on foot.