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PLAINWELL, Mich. -- We visited our final school this morning for our FOX 17 Food Fight Fridays and officially have our winner! Plainwell High School took home ...
Plainwell students safe after live ammunition prompts lockdown MLive.com
Police determined there was no threat to students, and the "shelter in place" order was lifted.
Thirteen Plainwell students survive five-car wreck Allegan County News
Thirteen Allegan County Area Technical and Education students traveling in five vehicles survived a horrendous accident on Tuesday, Jan. 22, on M-222, west ...
Linemen get spotlight at Plainwell's 'Battle of the Bigs' WOODTV.com
PLAINWELL, Mich. (WOOD) — Five weeks ahead of the start of high school football, players are spending their summer vacations to prepare for the 2018 ...
Otsego, Plainwell schools face school shooting threats Allegan County News
Police are investigating a social media post that went viral in the Otsego and Plainwell area about another implied attack at the local high schools. Otsego Public ...
Michigan swimmer sets two U.S. records at World Championships MLive.com
Plainwell's Mallory Comerford set U.S. records in the 100 and 200 freestyle races at the FINA World Championships in China.
Luke Morrell adds to Plainwell legacy with basketball scoring record MLive.com
Luke Morrell became the career scoring leader for the Plainwell boys basketball program in the team's season finale.
Otsego student arraigned after making threats of violence WWMT-TV
Terrorism charges have been filed against Otsego High School student, Peter Trudelle, 18, who is accused of threatening a mass shooting worse than the ...
Hartford's upset over Mendon headlines Kalamazoo-area Week 3 football action MLive.com
See the highlights from the Kalamazoo-area's Week 3 high school football action.
Otsego Public Schools closed Thursday after threat circulates on social media WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
OTSEGO, Mich- Leaders at Otsego Public Schools have decided to cancel classes Thursday, after a threat began circulating online. A spokesperson for the ...
Plainwell has new superintendent, Harper Creek principal Matt Montange MLive.com
Matt Montange has been principal at Harper Creek High School in Battle Creek for nearly three years.
Classroom of the Week – Plainwell High School Fox17
Check out the spirit at Plainwell High School this morning!...
Plainwell's Austin Williams voted Kalamazoo-area Football Player of the Week MLive.com
The junior running back tallied 98 yards on 17 carries and returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown in a 35-28 win over Paw Paw.
Plainwell Superintendent Susan Wakefield to retire at end of school year MLive.com
After nine tumultuous years as superintendent of Plainwell Community Schools, Susan Wakefield is retiring at the end of the 2015-16 school year.
Second round of schools compete in Kalamazoo-area 2018 Prom of the Week poll MLive.com
Lawton High School students spent a "Night in New York" for the 2018 Prom at the Lawton Community Center Saturday, April 21. (Kayla Miller | MLive.com.
Plainwell High School commencement a celebration amidst sorrow following Tuesday's death of graduating senior Patrick McCormick Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Erik Holladay / GazettePlainwell High School graduating seniors Megan Schreider, left, and Abby Meert get a bandanna ribbon to pin on their graduation gown ...
Plainwell High School announces top 24 students in Class of 2013 Mlive Kalamazoo
Plainwell High School has announced the names of the 24 students in the Class of 2013 who are graduating with a 4.0 grade point average or higher.
Michigan swimmer qualifies for World Championships with record-setting time MLive.com
Plainwell native Mallory Comerford defeated 2016 Olympic gold medalist Simone Manuel in the 100 freestyle National Championships.
Food Fight Fridays: Otsego High School WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
OTSEGO, Mich. -- We continued our 'Food Fight Fridays' and made our way out to Otsego High School. All the food collected this week will go towards the ...
Food Fight Fridays: Wayland Union High School WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WAYLAND, Mich. -- We continued our 'Food Fight Fridays' and made our way out to Wayland Union High School. Students and staff really pulling together to ...
Plainwell schools dismissing classes early because of power outage MLive.com
Officials said schools in the district currently have no phone *service*.
Former Plainwell teacher Kelly Laker sentenced to year in jail for sexual assaults on student The Kalamazoo Gazette
Allegan County Circuit Court Judge Kevin Cronin sentenced Kelly Laker to one year in jail, with credit for one day served, and five years' probation, according to ...
Plainwell High School senior killed in crash remembered as quiet, hardworking with a gift for mechanics Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Patrick McCormick will be honored at the high school graduation ceremony Thursday.
Where Are They Now: Plainwell's JJ Jansons Allegan County News
Jonathan Jansons was a multi-sports athlete at Plainwell. “JJ was an excellent athlete. He competed in soccer, basketball and track at Plainwell,” said longtime ...
Grace soccer adds Plainwell HS All-State forward Zak TerMeer MLive.com
Plainwell, MI - The Grace Bible College Men's Soccer coaching staff is thrilled to announce the signing of Plainwell High School standout Zak TerMeer. Zak is ...
Plainwell names the top 26 students in the Class of 2014 Allegan County News
Grayson Betts is the son of Randy and Anne Betts and is the Class of 2014 Valedictorian. He will be attending the University of Michigan this fall where he will be ...
Food Fight Fridays: Belding High School WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
BELDING, Mich. -- We continued our 'Food Fight Fridays' with Feeding America West Michigan and made our way out to Belding High School. Collecting food ...
District leader candidates undergo public Q&A The Daily Telegram
Plainwell High School Principal Jeremy Wright and Tecumseh Middle School Principal Richard Hilderly went before the board to answer questions from a ...
Schoolcraft wins Kalamazoo area 2018 Prom of the Week poll MLive.com
Schoolcraft High School students will celebrate their 2018 prom at the Wind + James event center Saturday, April 28.
Early look at Kalamazoo-area high school football district final matchups MLive.com
See what lies ahead for the six Kalamazoo-area high school football teams still in the playoffs.
Dustan Colyer, champion for childhood cancer survivors, dies at 23 MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Dustan Colyer, a Plainwell resident who made it a mission to brighten lives for fellow pediatric cancer survivors through his foundation, DC ...
Food Fight Fridays — Greenville High School WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
GREENVILLE, Mich. -- FOX 17 launched its newest segment Food Fight Fridays. Partnering with Feeding America West Michigan, FOX 17 is challenging West ...
Food Fight Fridays: East Kentwood High School WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
KENTWOOD, Mich. -- FOX 17 took 'Food Fight Fridays' to East Kentwood High School this week to see just how many donations they could raise. This week all ...
Plainwell follows yellow brick road to 'Oz' Allegan County News
The Plainwell High School Music Department will present “The Wizard of Oz” Friday, March 18, Saturday, March 19, and Sunday, March 20. Performances of the ...
Plainwell says goodbye to Jack Streidl, legendary coach and teacher MLive.com
PLAINWELL, MI – Jack Streidl had numerous personal and athletic accomplishments during his life, but he will be remembered for his kindness towards others ...
Four Kalamazoo-area teams win districts to highlight playoff soccer weekend MLive.com
Portage Central, Plainwell, Kalamazoo Hackett and Hartford will play in regional tournaments this week.
Source Of Flu-Like Symptoms At Plainwell High School Unknown Fox17
PLAINWELL, Mich. -- School officials are trying to find out why so many students at the high school are sick. Speculation is flying about the flu-like symptoms ...
Meet the 2017 Kalamazoo Gazette boys soccer Dream Team MLive.com
See the which Kalamazoo-area boys soccer players turned in outstanding seasons this fall.
Probe of Plainwell schools Disney trip finds policy, communication shortcomings but no misconduct Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
PLAINWELL, MI. -- Unclear policies, poor communication and mistrust all contributed to allegations that the Plainwell Community Schools board president and ...
2016 NFL Draft Feature: Michigan State tackle Jack Conklin Big Ten Network
Jack Conklin didn't expect to be here. With no Division I scholarship out of Plainwell High School in Plainwell, Michigan, Conklin has defied odds en route to ...
Former Plainwell teacher Kelly Laker pleads no contest in sex abuse case involving student MLive.com
Kelly Laker, a former special education teacher at Plainwell High School, agreed this week to plead no contest in a criminal sexual conduct case involving a ...
Arbor Financial Credit Union announces winners of 2018 Community Scholarship CUinsight.com
KALAMAZOO, MI (June 14, 2018) — Arbor Financial Credit Union is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Arbor Financial Community Scholarship.
15 Kalamazoo-area boys basketball players to watch in 2017-18 MLive.com
Paw Paw's Luke Toliver (10) holds the ball as Plainwell's Luke Morrell (14) attempts to defend him during a boys high school basketball game at Plainwell High ...
See Kalamazoo-area football highlights from opening-round playoff action MLive.com
Upsets and record-setting shootouts littered the Kalamazoo-area's first-round football action.
Parents of Thomas Allers remember the good times with their son, killed in Afghanistan Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
During one of his last phone conversations with his mother, Pfc. Thomas Allers said he wasn't sure if he wanted to re-enlist in the U.S. Army. The 23-year-old ...
Which Kalamazoo-area high school football player had the best Week 8? MLive.com
See the Kalamazoo-area's stat leaders from Week 8, and vote for the Player of the Week.
Meet Paw Paw's Luke Toliver, an MHSAA record holder and lights-out shooter MLive.com
Get to know Paw Paw's sharp-shooting guard, who set a MHSAA single-game record by making 29 of 32 free throws.
Colon hosts SCAA League meet, Magi boys finish third Sturgis Journal
Colon hosted the SCAA league cross country meet on Tuesday. Hillsdale Academy ran away with the boy's event, scoring 35 points, while Pittsford won the ...
Remembering a legend: Plainwell teacher/coach Jack Streidl 'always saw the best in people' MLive.com
Sharon Sturdevant | Special to the Kalamazoo Gazette fileLegendary Plainwell coach Jack Streidl sits on the porch last month at his home on West Bridge Street ...
Local Outstanding People for Education 2016 chosen Allegan County News
The Outstanding People for Education Award honors those in Allegan County who have made an impact on the educational community. These people can be ...
See scores, highlights from Friday's Kalamazoo-area high school hoops MLive.com
Follow along as we look at the scores and highlights from Friday's Kalamazoo-area contests.
This week in Kalamazoo-area high school hoops MLive.com
See the top teams and players from the past week of high school hoops, plus some of the best upcoming games.
Best West Michigan high schools for STEM education WZZM
To celebrate National STEM Day, we're highlighting some of the best high schools across West Michigan for STEM education, as ranked by niche.com.
2016 Miss Allegan County, Teen crowned Allegan County News
Amanda Haverdink of Hamilton is Miss Allegan County for 2016. Haverdink, 19, is a 2013 graduate of Hamilton High School and currently attends Grand Valley ...
Allegan County's 2015 National Merit semi-finalists announced Allegan County News
Allegan County students Melanie Kanine, Jacob Reaume of Hamilton and Taylor Slais of Saugatuck have been named National Merit Scholarship Competition ...
Funerals set for mother, Army veteran killed in head-on crash MLive.com
PORTAGE, MI -- Funerals are set for a mother and a U.S. Army veteran, the two drivers killed in a head-on crash. Joy Ann Williams, 42, and William Steinbach, ...
Plainwell's Claudia Klein's story chosen as most inspirational, with video of her graduation speech Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
The girl who spent years unable to eat or breathe on her own spoke at her high school graduation, encouraging her classmates.
Dustan Colyer's spirit, his DC Strong foundation to live on after him MLive.com
PLAINWELL, MI -- His body was tired but his spirit was not. Dustan Colyer died this week after fighting daily for nearly 17 years against the cancer inside of him.
Plainwell graduates Shane Lyons, Kyle Farris lend local flavor to WMU soccer team MLive.com
Lyons returns as WMU's leading scorer as the Broncos look to contend for the MAC title.
Meet the 2017 Kalamazoo Gazette Football Dream Team Offense MLive.com
Kalamazoo United's Eric Wenzel scrambles from the pocket during his team's Division 5 district final football game against West Catholic on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017.
National Signing Day 2018: Kalamazoo athletes sign with Purdue, MIT others MLive.com
Dozens of high school athletes from around the Kalamazoo area signed NCAA letters of intent on National Signing Day.
Kalamazoo-area boys and girls high school basketball conference standings MLive.com
Kalamazoo Central's Jadakiss Lewis drives to the basket against Mattawan's Ryan Dorff during a boys high school basketball game on Friday, Jan.
Kalamazoo-area highlights from Week 9 of high school football season MLive.com
See which area teams closed out the 2017 regular season on a high note.
Swim enthusiasts are diving into an effort to establish a Greater Kalamazoo Aquatics Center Michigan Business Review - MLive.com
The group envisions a facility with a 50-meter swimming pool, a therapeutic pool, a weight room, a diving well, space for cross-training and seating to ...
Michigan Tech signs 36 football players to National Letters of Intent UpperMichigansSource.com
HOUGHTON, Mi. Head Coach Steve Olson and the Michigan Tech football program are pleased to announce that 36 student-athletes have signed National ...
Superhero actor Chris Evans says young cancer fighter is stronger than him MLive.com
Chris Evans Video.JPG. In a video, Captain America actor Chris Evans encourages Dustan Colyer, of Plainwell, to continue his fight against cancer.
High school opens free clothing closet Fox17
PLAINWELL, Mich. -- If the movie "Mean Girls" taught us anything, it's that high school can be brutal. Even tougher when all you have is what you have on.
Trevor Millard breaks 20-year-old Kalamazoo bowling record MLive.com
Trevor Millard's Kalamazoo bowling record. Plainwell native Trevor Millard poses for a picture after breaking the 20-year-old Kalamazoo Metro Bowling ...
Clinton school board picks new superintendent The Daily Telegram
Clinton Community Schools has a new leader. By a unanimous vote at a special meeting Friday, the board of education picked James Cracraft, a Northville ...
DAR Good Citizens announced Allegan County News
Nine Allegan County high school seniors were selected to receive Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizen recognition this year. Local school ...
Schools in Mattawan, Portage and Vicksburg ranked in top 10 percent of schools statewide Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Seven public schools in the Kalamazoo area, including two in Mattawan, were ranked in the top 10 percent of Michigan public schools in terms of academic ...
Cedar Street homicide victim Luke Vincent was beaten with a barbell, according to police testimony Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI – It appears a domestic dispute sparked the fatal beating of Luke Vincent early Sunday morning at a home in Kalamazoo's Vine Neighborhood.
Wayland ends Plainwell's season with 38-28 victory on strength of second-half comeback MLive.com
PLAINWELL, MI -- The Wayland Wildcats defeated the Plainwell Trojans 38-28 Friday night at Plainwell High School's Streidl Field in the first round of the ...
A quick peek at the upcoming holiday craft shows and bazaars in West Michigan The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
The holiday craft shows and bazaars go into full swing now that Halloween is over. Here is a peek at some of the offerings for 2013.
Kalamazoo still feels like home for drummer and Grammy winning producer Narada Michael Walden Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI -- He had to leave Kalamazoo, but he loves to come back. Grammy-award-winning producer/drummer Narada Michael Walden was beaming ...
Funeral services set for Melissa Fevig Hughes, bicycle crash victim MLive.com
Fevig Hughes' family will hold a celebration of her life at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 14.
Zelena Amaro's mother says community support in aftermath of fatal crash is reflection of the 'beautiful person' her daughter was Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
"She really had an impact on all of these people," Amaro said of her daughter, Zelena Amaro, whose death late Monday in a car crash has led to a steady flow of ...
Outstanding Kalamazoo-area volunteers honored with STAR Awards MLive.com
STAR Awards, now in their 31st year, recognize volunteers and organizations in 14 different categories.This year's recipients were honored Wednesday.
Activist runs for Kalamazoo mayor in 2017 to increase transparency MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Chris Wahmhoff, a mental health services professional and local organizer, announced he will run for Kalamazoo mayor in 2017. Wahmhoff ...
Kalamazoo DJ to meet the Eagles almost 4 decades after helping band get No. 1 hit MLive.com
KALAMAZOO, MI -- By the mid-1970s, Jim Higgs prided himself on his ear and the ability to, on occasion, recognize a hit song before others. It was almost a ...
Where's Waldo? WMU's first president interred in Heritage Hall MLive.com
With the grand opening of Heritage Hall planned for Friday as part of Western Michigan University's homecoming celebrations, there is one question that has ...
Portage Northern offensive tackles carving own path from college, NFL bloodlines MLive.com
PORTAGE, MI – If you look through old Western Michigan University football programs from the late 1980s, you'll see an offensive line book-ended by a right ...
Students create WMU apps for Android and iPhone | WMU News WMU News
by Thom Myers. May 24, 2011 | WMU News. Photo of WMU Mobile app. WMU Mobile app. KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University has smartphone apps for ...
Bernie Christopher resigns as Portage Central softball coach despite wild success with Mustangs MLive.com
PORTAGE, MI – Bernie Christopher has resigned as Portage Central softball coach despite leading the Mustangs to an 88-17-2 record, three Southwestern ...
Classroom of the Week: Shaun Davis, science, Thornapple Kellogg Middle School Fox17
Classroom of the Week: Shaun Davis, science, Thornapple Kellogg Middle School The award: Fitnesspalooza at Thornapple Kellogg Middle School: Mr.
19 Kalamazoo-area residents named YWCA Young Women of Achievement MLive.com
The YWCA of Kalamazoo has announced today the recipients of the 2015 YWCA Young Women of Achievement Award.
Class of 2012: Instead of college, Sarah Bertman of Kalamazoo is headed to Nicaragua Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
Academically, Sarah Bertman appears plenty ready for college: Her acceptance letter to University of Michigan is evidence of that. But college-ready mentally ...
Allegan County Sheriff's Office announces annual awards Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
ALLEGAN, MI – Allegan County Sheriff Blaine Koops honored the recipients of the Sheriff's Office annual awards at a ceremony on May 17 at the Griswold ...
Twenty incoming students win $60,000 Medallion Scholarships | WMU News WMU News
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Twenty freshmen have won coveted Medallion Scholarships to begin their studies at Western Michigan University this fall. Medallion ...
MISSING DAVID: Part One of a Six-Part Series Wilson Post
MISSING DAVID: PART ONE OF A SIX-PART SERIES. It's been 1,092 days since friends in Watertown or anyone else saw David Riemens. The stone mason ...
Nic Ellingboe's late goal lifts Spring Lake soccer past Sturgis, 2-1; Lakers earn return trip to state finals Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com
PLAINWELL, MI – Spring Lake hardly played its best soccer match of the year in the Division 2 state semifinals Wednesday. But all that matters to the Lakers is ...
WMU recognizes 2016-17 Presidential Scholars | WMU News WMU News
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Fifty students in Western Michigan University's 5,900-member senior class were named a 2017 Presidential Scholar. The annual ...
7 Classic Holiday Movies with Michigan Ties Patch.com
If you want to make at a "Pure Michigan" holiday, it won't be complete without some classic movies with Michigan ties queued in the DVD or Blu-ray players.
Cuff and Ladder raises money for families of police, firefighters Kalamazoo Gazette - MLive.com
KALAMAZOO. -- Frank Orfin realizes that there are times when his colleagues need a helping hand.Orfin is a public safety officer with the Kalamazoo ...
Twenty-two incoming students win $50,000 Medallion Scholarships | WMU News WMU News
KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Twenty-two freshmen have won coveted Medallion Scholarships to begin their studies at Western Michigan University this fall. Medallion ...
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