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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

Black History Month: Take a Sojourner Truth tour

Sojourner Truth was a dynamic voice for abolition and suffrage. She was able to escape slavery, went to court to save her son and spent time helping African Americans transistion into post-slavery life after the Civil War. 
She was born

Stay healthy in Calhoun County

 They say most new year resolutions fail by February. But that doesn’t mean you should give up just yet.
“Maybe instead of trying to change everything at once — because that is overwhelming — maybe it’s just changing one thing

Gymnastics competition celebrates 25 years in Battle Creek

Sparkles and feats of strength were on display in Kellogg Arena over the weekend of February 14th.
It’s the 25th year of the Cereal City Classic. The event has been happening long enough that kids who once competed as

Students benefit from ice cream industry convention

What happens when the trade show is over, and there’s still ice cream left over?
It goes to prom.

Last weekend, the Great Lakes Ice Cream and Fast Food Association donated ice cream to the St. Philip High School sophomore

Black History Month: A monument to the Underground Railroad

Calhoun County was an important stop on the Underground Railroad, as African Americans made their way to Canada. Marshall and Battle Creek were known to be welcoming places and a number of African Americans decided to settle here instead of

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