One of the reasons heart attacks can occur during snow shoveling is the combination of colder temperatures and physical exertion which increases the workload on the heart. As a result, too much strain on the heart during these conditions can cause a heart attack. For some people, walking through heavy or wet snow is enough to strain the heart. READ MORE ON SHOVELING SAFETY!
The Kalamazoo Valley Museum will offer free family performances at noon during Winter Break. Musical concerts by Joe Reilly and Steve Barber and storytellers Adam Mellema and Jenifer Strauss will entertain Museum visitors on the Wednesdays and Fridays following Christmas and New Year’s Day. READ MORE!
We are so excited to offer this exciting segment to downtown KALAMAZOO! And we are working hard to raise funds to connect the trail from Kalamazoo to BATTLE CREEK! And now, thanks to a generous donor, all funds raised from
now until April of 2018 WILL BE DOUBLED! READ MORE!
Open Positions in West Michigan
Educator Mrs. Young is honored for her dedication to students. READ MORE!
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced on November 29 that the City of Kalamazoo has been awarded Redevelopment Ready Communities (RRC) certification, recognizing efforts made to remove barriers and promote opportunities for prospective investors in the City. READ MORE!
Hateful Things is a traveling exhibit from the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University. This exhibit contains 39 items from the late 19th century to the present day and will be on display through January 14, 2018. READ MORE!
Students age 10 and up are invited to participate in new Room 220 photo, video and audio editing workshops at Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s Center for New Media. READ MORE!
Bronson Healthcare welcomes Kalamazoo College President Jorge Gonzalez, PhD, to its regional board of directors. Bronson Healthcare is a not-for-profit, community-governed health system serving nine counties in southwest and south central Michigan. READ MORE!