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Becca Pelton

Make Station 66 part of your fall tradition

Station 66 is the perfect break on your leaf-peeping drives. It’s located on M-66, where the country roads look the best in fall. The small country store is in a building that was once a gas station in the 1940s. It has kept the vintage charm, while selling products from Michigan farms. A…

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Go on a cozy fall crawl in Calhoun County

The weather may become blustery, but it’s a good excuse to get cozy. We recommend taking a cozy fall crawl in Calhoun County. Step one: Go to the farm Find fall decorations at Bosserd Family Farm in Marshall. All of the gourds, wreaths and pumpkins will give you that harvest season feeling…

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Baby goat yoga brings joy

The kids were ready to play at Esham Family Farm. When owner Tina Esham opened the gate, they bounded into the yard, tumbling into each other and tugging on yoga mats. “They are called kids for a reason,” Tina said about the herd of young goats. Every yoga class is unique at Esham Farm (166…

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Meet the shopkeeper: Living MI

Caryn Drenth is the owner of Living MI, one of the many intriguing businesses along Main street in Marshall. How would you describe your shop? We have a unique offering of both Michigan-themed and Michigan-produced items. Why get into that niche? The thing I like most about it is we get…

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You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream!

Marshall has an abundance of ice cream parlors for any sweet-treat lover. Whether you prefer a traditional ice cream joint, out-of-the-box flavors and ideas, or something new like alcohol-infused ice cream, there is plenty of variety. Here are four places in the Marshall area that you and your…

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Make a splash in Battle Creek

The sun is out, so it’s time to get those buns out (and we’re not just talking about SOBO hamburgers). Battle Creek has different water-based options that are both cooling and fun. Whether you want to build sand castles or lounge by the pool, check out these options: Willard Beach On hot…

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Field of Flight 101: Everything you need to have fun

Battle Creek’s biggest festival celebrates flight – whether it’s hot air balloons, jet planes, Ferris wheels or fireworks. New to the event? Then here are some tips. The schedule Field of Flight lasts from June 30 to July 4 and each day has different flavors. If you want the air show and…

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Calhoun County's featured vegetarian eateries

Whether you are a resident of Calhoun County or just passing through, there are a plethora of restaurant choices for all kinds of diets. Check out these featured eateries below: Barista Blues 91 Michigan Ave W, Battle Creek, MI 49017 (269) 968-8430 Cafe Rica 62 Michigan Ave E, Battle…

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