After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]


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KGLRC Changes Name, Gets New Location

BY BTL STAFF KALAMAZOO - After more than 28 years of operating as the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center, the organization will now be known as OutFront Kalamazoo. "Now, more than ever, we believe it [...]

By |2017-02-26T09:00:00-05:00February 26th, 2017|Michigan, News|

Deep Inside Hollywood

By Romeo San Vicente Kate Beckinsale and 'The Chocolate Money' Her flamboyance may remind you of Willy Wonka, but chocolate heiress Babs Ballentyne has zero plans to give away any of her fortune to some [...]

By |2017-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Entertainment|

Love Is All Around

Across 1 Sailor's pole 5 Loads of 10 Little fairies 14 Baldwin staffer 15 Nobelist Sadat 16 He cruised for 40 days straight 17 Race in a regatta 18 It helps a baker get it [...]

By |2017-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Entertainment, Puzzles|

Jackson Pride Center Unveiled

Carl Struble (left) who is credited with being the driving force behind the idea of the Jackson Pride Center, uses a regular pair of scissors to cut a ribbon to open the center while Nikki [...]

By |2017-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Michigan, News|

Viewpoint: Great, The Way We Were

By Hattie Alexander Our new President promises to "Make America great again." Greatness, I think, is a matter of perspective. Mr. Trump was born into the privileged, wealthy class. From his perspective America used to [...]

By |2017-02-23T09:00:00-05:00February 23rd, 2017|Opinions, Viewpoints|