5 things to know about the Lincoln Room

Abraham Lincoln’s birthday is Feb. 12. While you get your log cabin cake ready, keep in mind there’s a larger-than-life Lincoln on display.
A. Lincoln is a portrait made entirely out of pennies. It’s in the Lincoln Room, found at

Black History Month: Stories from Oak Hill Cemetery

Oak Hill Cemetery (255 South Ave.) contains many voices from Battle Creek’s past, including Sojourner Truth and the Kellogg brothers.
But some of the most interesting stories come from ordinary people who lived through extraordinary times.

Perry Sanford escaped slavery

Black History Month: Albion’s vanguard

Albion was once known as “Little Detroit,” because of its industrial jobs and diverse culture.
Like many old factory towns, Albion is going through some reinvention right now, which includes a new brewery, bakery and hotel. 

But the history of

50 floor hockey teams compete in Battle Creek

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The floor hockey tradition was alive and well in Battle Creek over the past weekend.

There was excitement in the stands and intensity on all three courts, as players battled over the orange puck. It didn’t matter

Hot spots for couples in winter

Whether you’re looking for an afternoon break or a fancy night out, these hot spots in Calhoun County will keep the romance alive this winter.

Coffee date

Add something special to a coffee date by combining Simply Sensational Berries with

Get the blues this year in Calhoun County

Calhoun County is a hot spot for blues, from the wailing of an electric guitar to the twang of bluegrass. Located halfway between Chicago and Detroit, big-name musicians come here to jam.
Embrace the winter blues at the Ice, Wine,

Stay cozy this winter

Once January rolls around, we all feel like hibernating at home. But winter has its own pleasures. Like the Danish have taught us, it’s a time to pursue hygge.
That means hot drinks, nature, books, sweets, blankets and a fireplace.

5 new Welcome Center items for holiday gifts

The Welcome Center isn’t only for tourists – the gift shop is for anyone who wants to bring home a little bit of Michigan. We’re located at 34 W. Jackson St., suite #1a. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Parking for the Presidential visit

When President Trump’s motorcade comes to town, you’re going to need a plan for parking – and probably a back-up plan, as well.
The re-election rally for President Trump and Vice President Pence starts at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Kellogg …