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Courtesy of the Ladies Library Association

Two-Thousand-Twenty marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. A new-stained glass window has been installed at the Ladies Library Association building in downtown Kalamazoo celebrating the occasion.

John McNeill / WMUK

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

A man wearing a ball cap leans over the side of a boat and shows a handful of muck
Sehvilla Mann

The company that operates Morrow Dam near Comstock faces a state investigation for letting large amounts of sediment wash into the Kalamazoo River, endangering fish habitats and possibly kicking up contaminants, according to the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy.


Protesters in Kalamazoo after the death of George Floyd
Earlene McMichael | WMUK

Black and white people have protested in solidarity over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis. But some Black residents wonder what happens when the demonstrations stop. 

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.

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