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The front ends of six cars are pictured, parked against a curb. The cars are, from left to right, red, black, blue, black, red and black.
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The year 2065 is a little late for Western Michigan University to reach carbon neutrality. That’s the message from leaders of Western’s student government, who say they would like to see the school move its target for net-zero emissions forward about 25 years.

Promising results from the trials of two coronavirus vaccines are lifting the spirits of health care workers in Southwest Michigan, according to doctors and health officials who took part in an online roundtable today. But they also urged people to mask, socially distance and avoid gathering – including for the holidays – for now.

Kalamazoo County Administration Building (File photo)

Kalamazoo County's health officer says it may begin receiving doses of a COVID-19 vaccine as early as next month.

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo. Photo by Sehvilla Mann, WMUK
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Kalamazoo City commissioners are urging residents to follow the state's new COVID-19 orders, which take effect Wednesday. Mayor David Anderson says Public Safety may step in if officers run into potential “super-spreader” events. 

City Commission Votes To Cut 721 Trees

Nov 16, 2020
An aerial photo of undeveloped land is overlaid with blue and red lines showing where the power lines would be placed
Courtesy photo / Consumers Energy

More than 700 trees will be cut down to take way for new power lines in Kalamazoo.