City of Kalamazoo

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An initiative designed to increase prosperity in Kalamazoo returns for the second year. The Kalamazoo Black Business Expo will be held Aug. 24. It will showcase 60 African-American entrepreneurs, up from 40 last year.  The city of Kalamazoo once again is a lead sponsor and four others have signed on, including the Kalamazoo Community Foundation and two banks.


Some Flooded Roads Reopen

Jun 21, 2019
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Some flooded downtown Kalamazoo roads have reopened. Here's a map the city of Kalamazoo issued this morning. Closed roads are indicated in yellow. Note that the map is subject to change, so keep checking the link below.

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The Flood Advisory has been extended to 11:15 a.m. Friday for Barry, Calhoun and Kalamazoo counties. Some roads have been closed since this morning due to flooding from heavy rainfall, reports News Channel 3.

Andy Robins / WMUK

Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell gave his final "State of the City" address Thursday, June 13. After 12 years as mayor, Hopewell isn't running for re-election this fall. Inside the still unfinished Exchange building downtown, Hopewell said the city is committed to "shared prosperity."

Sykes-Nehring Says Goodbye To Kalamazoo City Commission

May 21, 2019
A woman in a dark blazer and red shirt sits in front of a microphone at a dais, looking to the right with her hand on her chin.
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Former Kalamazoo City Commissioner Shannon Sykes-Nehring attended her last Commission meeting as a member of the board last night. She resigned because she no longer lives in the city, but Sykes-Nehring says she’ll remain active in the community.

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