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There Is Hope. Root Beer Stand Set To Open For 2018
There are two major circles on my calendar every year. Maybe you, too? One is Oberon Day. (March 26th this year) And the day that The Root Beer Stand opens for the season, especially at the tail end of a long, cold, winter
Flu Shuts Down Kalamazoo Public Schools
Whether it's an epidemic or not isn't the point. The spread of flu over the area is shutting schools down and the Kalamazoo Public Schools is the largest system so far.
Upton, Wife, Escape Harm in Fatal Amtrak Crash
Michigan Congressman Fred Upton and his wife Amey were uninjured in a fatal crash between an Amtrak train and a truck. The train was carrying a group of Republican congresspersons to a weekend retreat.
Follow Up: Cleveland Removing 'Chief Wahoo' From Uniforms
Facing mounting pressure from Native American groups and Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, the Cleveland Indians announced today they will be dropping the caricature "Chief Wahoo" logo from their uniforms beginning in 2019.
Celebrating Diversity, Bell's Adds Sparkleberry To 2018 Lineup
The Sparkleberry Ale is part of Bell's support of diversity in Kalamazoo. Sparkleberry was originally brewed as part of Bell's sponsorship of Kalamazoo Pride in 2013. That same year, it won a Bronze Medal at the Great American Beer Festival.
Firekeepers Re-Ups Title Sponsorship of NASCAR Race
Firekeepers Casino has extended it's agreement with NASCAR to be the title sponsor for the Firekeepers 400, a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn.
It's Not 'Dead Man's Curve', But It's Kalamazoo's Most Dangerous
I heard that oldie over the weekend, and it got me to wondering, what were Kalamazoo's most dangerous roads and intersections. I always thought it was Sprinkle Road, because I've known so many people who darn near got killed on it. And everyone drives way too fast, especially when the cond…