John McNeill / WMUK

The Kalamazoo Public Schools are working on ways to open classrooms this fall as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

A detail view of the red bricks, tall windows and white trim ofHeritage Hall, looking up toward a blue sky with a cloud
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University’s fiscal year is almost over. But the school is waiting to set a new budget because of COVID-19.

Andy Robins / WMUK

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected attorneys representing criminal defendants, including those who can't afford a lawyer.

Courtesy Bonnie Jo Campbell

Many of us are spending more time with our pets during the COVID-19 pandemic. In most cases they’re cats or dogs – but not always.

Two sandhill cranes stand roughly in profile, facing away from each other in a reedy wetland
Courtesy photo / Bill Maxey

Like many people, Bill Maxey has been seeing more wildlife during the shutdown.

“Long retired” from the Upjohn Company, Maxey lives near Comstock Creek east of Kalamazoo. He's been home more than usual since March.