Spend a perfect fall day in Calhoun County

Sweater weather is upon us. Don’t let winter come before you take in the autumn sights. 
Whether you’re coming into Battle Creek on M-89 or following Old US Highway 27 into Marshall, here are some stops for your fall color

Five weird facts about Calhoun County

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1) We’ve got alligators (and one crocodile)

Michigan likes to brag about not having sharks and alligators in the water, but that’s not quite true in Calhoun County.

The Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary has hundreds of reptiles in

5 cool things to buy at the Welcome Center (whether you’re a tourist or not)

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One of the advantages to “shop local” is finding unique items that will make you think of your trip.

Sure, the Welcome Center has the usual touristy souvenirs, such as postcards and stickers shaped like the Mitten