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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 …

5 things to know about giraffes


Meeting giraffes is one of the best parts of a trip to Binder Park Zoo. These gentle giants live on the savanna in Wild Africa with zebra, addax, bontebok, ostriches and other grassland animals. 

Stand on Twiga outlook with a …

Dear Battle Creek: Zoo Day Edition

Dear Battle Creek,

Standing on Twiga outlook, zookeepers rustled branches of leaves. They called out to the giraffes, who were grazing nearby. For Binder Park Zoo’s biggest attractions (at least the tallest), it was opening day and their time to …

Happy Plan for Vacation Day!

After 2020, it can be hard to even remember what month it is.

Still, time is a precious resource. On average, American workers don’t use 33% of their paid time off.

That’s why there is a National Plan for 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

Don’t let winter stop you from fishing

Freezing days are ahead, and that’s good news for anglers. You have a lot of lakes to choose in Calhoun County.

While no good angler is going to give up locations for secret spots, we do have a tip from …

Enjoy fall colors on the bike trail

Breathe in the crisp air of autumn while biking on one of the area’s nature trails. Whether you only want to go a mile or two and get a beer or if you’re ready for a long ride, we have …

5 must-see vehicles at Gilmore Car Museum

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