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Americans have a vacation deprivation issue.

American workers left an average of more than four days or 29% of their paid time off on the table last year, but the majority of Americans (64%) say they desperately need a vacation.…

Walk under the winter stars

As the sun sets earlier and nights become darker, there’s more opportunity to see the stars at night.

Dress up in layers, throw some foot warmers in your boots and enjoy the stars at one of these parks:

Whitehouse Nature

Have a holly jolly time in Calhoun County

From carriage rides to giant Christmas trees, Calhoun County is ready to get you into the holiday spirit.


Downtown Battle Creek is festooned with decorations for the Festival of Lights. Check out classics, such as the 12 Days …

Gift Guide: How to shop local in downtown Battle Creek

Skip supply-chain headaches by shopping close to home. Downtown Battle Creek is constantly growing, with unique items and experiences that make great gifts. Here are some recommendations:

Bread & Basket

We’re all in need of a little soothing. Bread & …

Spend a spooky October in Marshall

The small town of Marshall leans into spooky fun this October. Here are some suggestions for a Halloween adventure:

American Museum of Magic

The museum has a number of events this month, but the spookiest tickets will be for the …

When dinosaurs ruled the zoo

The dinosaurs have arrived at Binder Park Zoo. You have a chance to see them until Oct. 24 – the zoo is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. every day.

Follow the trails to discover a T-rex or a …

“Zoorassic Park” Opens September 23 at Binder Park Zoo!

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Binder Park Zoo

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September 20, 2021, Battle Creek, MI:  The much-anticipated Zoorassic Park will open to the public this Thursday, September 23. After many …

Air boss plans spectacle for Field of Flight air show

Ryan Seiler’s feet are on the ground, but his head is in the clouds — he has to be, as the air boss of the Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival.

He’s the eyes and ears for around …