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Gobles man dies from injuries in M-51 crash

PAW PAW – A Gobles man died Friday Sept. 23, from injuries he received in a three-vehicle crash early Wednesday, Sept. 21, on M-51 in Paw Paw Township near Eagle Lake, according to reports from the Michigan State Police Paw Paw post. Kevin Tackett, 50, died in the hospital...
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Suspicion of armed student places Parchment High School on lockdown

PARCHMENT, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — Parchment High School went into lockdown on Wednesday, September 28 for a concern over a student with a gun. According to the Kalamazoo Township Police Department, the school went into lockdown out of an abundance of caution after suspicion arose of a photo of a gun was sent in the school.
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Kalamazoo woman flees Hurricane Ian's projected path

For Meagan Storm, of Kalamazoo, seeing how some of the long-time residents of the St. Petersburg area were reacting to the threat of Hurricane Ian made the decision to leave easier. "When you see things boarded up and people who have lived there for fifty years and are maybe worried, that's when we decided to leave." Storm and her husband moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, just two months ago. It's their second time living in the Sunshine State, but the first encounter with a major hurricane.

Cookies Restaurant In Kalamazoo Reopening

Just a few weeks ago, I wrote about the delicious cookies soul food restaurant temporarily closing down. The restaurant cited overwhelming support and covid as factors in its short closure, saying how the conditions set them back a little bit and they needed time to reevaluate themselves. They said they were heading into the lab to make changes so they can continue to provide for the people of Kalamazoo.

City Council learns about energy program, approves gunsmith

Monday’s nights City Council meeting included some informational presentations, discussions and commission reports while action on the City Manager’s contract was tabled until the next meeting. Mayor Delora Andrus began the regular meeting by reading a Source Water Protection Week Proclamation. Allegan’s water source is a well field,...

PP Township approves new hires for senior center

PAW PAW – At the Sept. 12 Paw Paw Township Board meeting, township officials gave an update and approved new hires for the Paw Paw Township Senior Center. Township Treasurer Lisa Zinkil presented the board with an update on the Paw Paw Township Senior Center. She said the township has inked a 15-month lease with Freshwater Community Church, Paw Paw, from Oct. 1 through Dec. 31, 2023, for $2,084 per month. The senior center will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Veterans Services grand opening this Thursday

Van Buren County Veterans Services will hold a Grand Opening today (Thursday, Sept. 29) at 11 a.m. at its new site, 226 East Michigan Ave., Paw Paw. Van Buren County Veterans Services Director, David Krzycki, is shown at right, in photos with Veterans Service Officer Dennis Urquhart and Therapy Dog, “Mike”. On the new site, Krzycki said, “We are honored to officially host the grand opening of the “new” veterans services office for Van Buren County Veterans Services. This has been an ongoing effort with unanimous approval from the Van Buren County Board of Commissioners, administration, and assistance from the entire community, The building, the former Van Buren County Time Capsule Museum, in downtown Paw Paw, offers single level entry for disabled veterans/families. “It offers a common area where veterans can sit and network. A computer center offers veterans use to computers to log onto helpful sites such as, Ebenefits, and My Healthy.Vet., along with additional Veteran Affairs sites,” said Krzycki. He added, “The computer room also gives veterans the ability to conduct TeleHealth appointments and Zoom for VA Appeals Court. This saves the veteran time and expenses when conducting these appointments,” said Krzycki. For more information or questions, contact Krzycki at (269) 657-8200 ext. 1612.

Ex-Kalamazoo nurse sentenced for fentanyl medication tampering

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A federal grand jury sentenced a former nurse at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo for tampering with vials of fentanyl, according to court records. License suspended: Former Bronson nurse charged for allegedly tampering fentanyl vials. The United States District Court sentenced Alison Marshall, 46, after pleading...

Sister testifies against second brother on trial for Kalamazoo Township murder

KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Dramatic moments unfolded in a courtroom as a Kalamazoo County woman testified against her own brother on trial for murder. Tonesha Taylor-McMillon testified her younger brother Tikario Taylor-McMillon, 20, shot and killed a couple inside their Kalamazoo Township apartment during a 2020 home invasion. McMillon is...

I Just Found The Weirdest Video About Kalamazoo Ever

Ok folks, this one has me completely baffled. Searching YouTube this morning I came across a video called Mr. Kalamazoo and it almost made by brain explode out of my head. I've been sitting here for twenty minutes now trying to wrap my head around what I just watched, so I want some help with this one. The video has clips from King of the Hill, Pulp Fiction, DragonBall, Ed, Edd n Eddy, Regular Show, and a Spanish dub of two different Fresh Prince of Bel Aire episodes.

At Least 5 Spooky Spots You Can Visit in West Michigan Right Now

September is almost over. There's a chill in the air. It feels like a good time to talk about some haunted spots you can visit in West Michigan. Personally, I don't know if I necessarily believe in the paranormal. However, I always err on the side of caution when it comes to visiting haunted spots. Especially, if people are trying to engage the supposed ghosts.

Bronson nurse sentenced to probation for fentanyl medication tampering

KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) — A former nurse at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo sentenced by a federal grand jury for tampering with vials of fentanyl. According to court records, the U.S. District Court sentenced 46-year-old Alison Marshall, who pleaded guilty, to five years probation and a $5,000 fine for tampering with a consumer product.