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Breakfast festival tradition is alive for 2020

Battle Creek and breakfast go together like, well, cereal and milk.

For decades, the Cereal City has hosted the Cereal Festival in June. The tradition continued on Saturday, although breakfast tables were replaced by cars.

Cheekily called “The World’s Longest …

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

Eat al fresco in Calhoun County

Eating outdoors is a summer tradition — and this summer, eating al fresco will give you a little more space and fresh air.

Barista Blues Cafe & Pastrami Joe’s

These two restaurants are popular with the lunch crowd and they’re …

Baseball returns to Southwest Michigan

PRESS RELEASE

Battle Creek, MI – The Battle Creek Bombers and Kalamazoo Growlers, in cooperation with the Northwoods League, announced today the return of summer baseball to southwest Michigan July 1st.

The two teams will be joined this season by …

Yes, Binder Park Zoo is really open

Isaac, a young animal enthusiast, noticed something unusual at Binder Park Zoo last week.

“They’re starting a family!” he told his parents.

The zoo’s two marabou storks had laid an egg and were busy adding more brush to the nest

7 cool campers from the Kellogg Arena show

Spontaneous adventures can be the best.
Spontaneity is part of the RV lifestyle, where you have the ability to travel freely and see Michigan at your own pace.

Those seeking the latest and greatest in RVs headed to the Michigan

How Battle Creek became the Cereal City

There have been entire books written about how the cereal industry got its start in Battle Creek. Here’s the short and snappy version:
The story always starts with the Seventh-day Adventists. Founder and prophet Ellen White received a holy message:

Take a tour of African-American history in Battle Creek

Perry Sanford escaped from a Kentucky plantation, avoided slave catchers and ended up in Battle Creek. He was one of the African-American pioneers to begin a long, rich history in this city that was a major station on the Underground

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