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Becca Pelton

Road trip on a budget

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. Hit the road for Calhoun County and have fun without breaking the bank. Camp at Fort Custer Camping is not only a Michigan tradition, it’s a great deal for an overnight stay. As a state park, Fort Custer Recreation Area is super affordable when you have a…

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Don’t own a kayak? No problem.

Don’t have a kayak? The Marshall Recreation Department has you covered, with rentals of kayaks, innertubes and canoes. It’s an easy and affordable way to take a trip down the Kalamazoo River on a hot summer day. “It’s a really nice river. One of my favorites,” said Maya, age 10. She was part…

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Dogs just want to have fun (and treats)

Dogs, this article is for you (and until dog Uber is invented, bring your humans, too). Visit the Paw-tio Humans like to walk with dogs along the river in downtown Battle Creek, but make sure they stop at the nearby Griffin Grill & Pub. Dogs are allowed on the Paw-tio, where tables are set…

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Five things we love about the new Horrocks

Step into the new Horrocks Farm Market and the options seem limitless. Do you start with the rows of produce or go straight to mountains of candy? Do you head to the back to get a beer or wine to sip while you shop? Or do you grab lunch and sit at the bar? Horrocks has been a Battle Creek…

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