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Heyls On Their Way to K (Mostly)

2016 Heyl Scholars who will attend Kalamazoo College or WMU School of Nursing. 

Front row, from left:  Shukrani Nsenga, Loy Norrix HS; Anna Roodbergen, Vicksburg HS;   Brianna Harrison, Kalamazoo Central HS;  and Hannah Laurin, Kalamazoo Central HS.  

Second row, from left:  Taylor Ashby, Kalamazoo Central HS;  Kento Hirakawa, Portage Central;  and Kelsi Conroy, Kalamazoo Central HS.

Back row, from left:  Michael Orwin, Portage Northern HS;  Matthew Krinock, Portage Northern HS;  and Samuel Maddox, Gull Lake HS.

NOTE:  Two Heyl Scholars were not pictured

At a dinner last evening Kalamazoo College feted the dozen 2016 Kalamazoo county high school graduates who earned Heyl Scholarships for Kalamazoo College (science and math) or Western Michigan University (nursing). The scholarship covers tuition, book costs and room charges. … Continue reading

STORIES Wins at North by Midwest

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EDITORS NOTE (May 24): “The Stories They Tell” won the Kalamazoo Film Society’s “Palm d’Mitten” Award for best local film. And the documentary won second place for best feature film at this weekend’s NxMW Film Festival in Kalamazoo! Pictured (below) … Continue reading

Street Improvements Meeting

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Street changes are coming to areas close to campus, and you have a chance to express questions and concerns. The public is invited to participate in a public open house to help determine future improvements within the downtown Kalamazoo Planning … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Center for Civic Engagement

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The Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) turns 15 this year, and its hard to imagine better origins. It began as a joint brainstorming effort between students, faculty and several community partners with the intent on redefining … Continue reading

Organic Gypsy Cooks Award Winning Potato

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Bees and their honey have nothing over this Hornet and her spud. Bridgett Blough ’04 grew up in a farming community in rural Coloma Township in Michigan eating potatoes with most every meal. Good locally-grown food was a staple on … Continue reading