Who works for ALICE households in Battle Creek who cannot afford the basics? Read Article

John Grap

Battle Creek's Hug Ambassadors Program for veterans is a first for the nation Read Article

Each month volunteers hug veterans Susan Andress

Neighborhood legacy: The Ferraro family has been growing in the Vine for over 60 years Read Article

Taylor Scamehorn


Feature Story On the Ground Battle Creek Hug Ambassadors
Feature Story In 1959, the Ferraro family had recently moved into the Vine neighborhood and just sat down to dinne
Longform On the Ground Vine Kalamazoo Covenant Academy
Feature Story On the Ground Battle Creek VA
Feature Story On the Ground Vine Underground music

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Free hugs!

Do you want a hug? Each month volunteers are asking veterans at the VA in Battle Creek that healing question. Read the full story here.

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Remembering Vine

This is the story of Kalamazoo's Vine then and now as told by a family who has lived there since 1959, the Ferraro family. Read the full story here.

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