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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 …

Satisfy your sweet tooth in Calhoun County

If you’re looking for something special for Valentine’s Day, may we suggest something sweet?

Calhoun County has everything from bean-to-bar chocolate to unique dessert menus.

Chocolate

Kitchen Proper | Battle Creek

S’mores, but make it sophisticated. Buy a platter of …

Give the gift of food this holiday season

Food is a great way to show your appreciation. Whether you’re going to leave it on a friend’s doorstep or send a little something to your co-workers, end the year with a culinary indulgence. Even better, buying from

There’s a gift for everyone at the Welcome Center store

The Battle Creek Welcome Center isn’t only for brochures — we have a great selection of store items that celebrate all things Battle Creek and Michigan. 

So whether you’re shopping for a baker, a beer lover or a

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

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