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No injuries reported at house fire near Otsego High School  WWMT-TV

A house fire in Otsego displaced five people Thursday. The Otsego Fire Department responded to a fire about 5:30 p. m. at a house on McKinley Street.

Otsego goes to prom 2019 with Memories at the Air Zoo theme

Otsego High School attended prom 2019 at the Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Museum in Portage.

How a dunking Scotsman helped Otsego achieve a perfect regular season

Jordan Ross, a 6-foot-6 foreign exchange student from Scotland, has been an integral part of Otsego's 20-0 campaign.

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 ...

Kalamazoo-area hoops districts: Otsego, Mattawan boys stay perfect

See scores and highlights from the 25 Kalamazoo-area boys basketball teams in action for Round 1 of the playoffs.

Otsego's 28-game win streak headlines Friday's Kalamazoo-area hoops action

The Otsego boys basketball team moved to 10-0 and remained one of six undefeated teams in the Kalamazoo area.

Otsego business owner making sure local students don’t worry about paying for lunch  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

OTSEGO, Mich. — A few weeks ago Don Miller heard a story that inspired him to write a $7000 check to Otsego Public Schools and Plainwell Community ...

Otsego student threatened a shooting worse than Florida incident

OTSEGO, MI - A student at Otsego High School threatened to shoot up that school in a manner worse than what was done at a high school in Florida a week ago ...

Otsego's hot streak headlines Friday's Kalamazoo prep hoops action

The Bulldogs extended their regular season winning streak to 23 games with a 77-42 win over South Haven.

Otsego High School student arrested after threat of violence

OTSEGO, MI -- Police arrested an Otsego High School student Tuesday after he was allegedly overheard making threatening remarks about committing a violent ...

Michigan's top 25 boys high school basketball rankings for Feb. 18

U of D Jesuit #11 Jalen Thomas looks for the net during the match up between U of D Jesuit and Orchard Lake St. Mary's Tuesday at Marian High School in ...

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

DEQ testing 60 residential wells in Otsego area amid health concerns -

Sampling began Monday, July 16, according to the DEQ.

7 schools compete in second 2019 Kalamazoo Gazette Prom of the Week poll

Plainwell High School students and their dates celebrated prom on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts. (Malachi Barrett |

Dennis balances family and basketball  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

OTSEGO, Mich. -- Matt Dennis was the head men's basketball coach at Kalamazoo Valley Community College from 2011 to 2015. Despite leading the team to a ...

Otsego to induct pair of state champions into athletic Hall of Fame

Class of 2010 graduate Kelsey Kuipers and class of 2009 alumnus Tommy Brinn will be inducted into the Otsego athletic Hall of Fame on Friday.

2 threats lead Otsego schools to close Thursday

After receiving two threats in a week, Otsego Public Schools was closed Thursday.

Kalamazoo-area's must-see boys high school basketball games of 2019

See 2019's best boys high school basketball matchups from across the Kalamazoo area.

Vote for the final Kalamazoo-area high school hoops Player of the Week

See the Kalamazoo-area's top high school basketball performers from Feb. 25-Mar. 2 and vote for the Player of the Week.

'Fiddler on the Roof' returns to Otsego High School  Allegan County News

It was once the hottest show in town; now, 23 years later, Fiddler on the Roof returns to the Otsego High School stage. This timeless musical brings a lot of ...

Otsego Public Schools bond would build early childhood center  Allegan County News

When someone in the community approached Otsego Public Schools last summer with a donation of $500,000, school administrators and board members ...

Otsego High School honors top students in Class of 2015

With a tie at 10th place, Otsego High School is honoring a Top 11 for academic achievement for the Class of 2015.

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Survivor digs for answers in cancer cases around Michigan hometown -

Mary Zack thought her cancer at age 17 was a rare case. After her sister and friends were also diagnosed, she's looking for the cause.

Otsego High School names top 10 students in Class of 2013  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Otsego High School has named its top 10 students in the Class of 2013.

Otsego students celebrate 2017 prom at the Kalamazoo Country Club -

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Otsego High School students celebrated their 2017 prom on Saturday, April 22. The school's spring formal was held at the Kalamazoo ...

Otsego honoring 10 top seniors in Class of 2014  The Kalamazoo Gazette

OTSEGO, MI -- Otsego High School has released the list of their top 10 graduates in the Class of 2014. The school is graduating 169 seniors at 7 p.m. Friday, ...

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

Otsego Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes Brinn, Kuipers  Allegan County News

The Otsego High School Athletic Boosters recently inducted the two newest members into its Athletic Hall of Fame. Tommy Brinn, a 2009 Otsego graduate, ...

South Haven to forfeit Tuesday's boys basketball game vs. Dowagiac

Suspensions up and down the roster from an on-court brawl with Paw Paw have forced the Rams to forfeit Tuesday's game.

Second round of schools compete in Kalamazoo-area 2018 Prom of the Week poll

Lawton High School students spent a "Night in New York" for the 2018 Prom at the Lawton Community Center Saturday, April 21. (Kayla Miller |

Otsego Band Invitational set for Saturday; send us your photos  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Twenty-two high school marching bands and hundreds of spectators will converge on Otsego High School on Saturday for the daylong Otsego Band Invitational.

Mile run and scholarship fund to honor memory of late Otsego, CMU student

Delaney Bush, a state champion cross country runner at Otsego and a biology student at CMU, will be honored one month after her death with a memorial run ...

305 Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball teams come to Otsego tournament

OTSEGO, MI-- Otsego high school football and basketball team members got started Thursday assembling backboards and hoops for Otsego's first Gus Macker ...

Survivor investigates cancer cases in Michigan town  The Detroit News

Mary Zack said she is now healthy, but she has questions about the area she grew up in.

Otsego scholarship program inspired by Kalamazoo Promise, family attorney says  Mlive Kalamazoo

The Kalamazoo Promise was the inspiration for siblings Ruth and Emil Popke Jr. to create a new scholarship program for Otsego High School graduates, says ...

Otsego community mourning loss of 19-year-old student found dead at CMU  WWMT-TV

OTSEGO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Ostego/Plainwell community is mourning the loss of a 19-year-old student.Delaney Bush was found dead in her ...

Food Fight Fridays  Fox17

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 ...

Tyler Burd's father: No words can describe family's grief following Otsego teen's death  Kalamazoo Gazette -

I told him come over, go to your grandparents' house,” Gary Burd said this week as he sat on the back deck of his Otsego home. “I told him to pull over and ...

$2 million donation to fund new college scholarships for Otsego High School students -  Mlive Kalamazoo

Numerous Otsego High School seniors could be getting college scholarships this year through a new scholarship program funded by a $2 million endowment ...

Michigan sees huge spike in reports of potential school attacks

In the two weeks since a Feb. 14 school shooting in Florida killed 17 students and adults, dozens of Michigan schools have experienced threats or gone into ...

Tyler Burd, Otsego student killed in crash, remembered by principal as 'a good young man'

Counselors were on hand Tuesday morning, Sept. 24, 2013, following the death of Tyler Burd, a 17-year-old junior. Burd died from injuries he suffered in a ...

36 Otsego seniors get $65,000 in first round of Popke scholarships  Mlive Kalamazoo

Thirty-six students in the Otsego High School Class of 2013 are the first recipients of the Popke Family Otsego High School Scholarship program.

Kalamazoo Wings defenseman and Otsego native Kyle Bushee enjoying first season with hometown team

The Otsego native signed with the Kalamazoo Wings in August, marking the first time he has been able to play in front of his hometown fans since he spent the ...

The 50 Michigan public schools with the highest graduation rate

The schools with the highest rates are scattered throughout Michigan.

Live updates: Plainwell Tojans vs. Otsego Bulldogs (chat)

OTSEGO, MI — Updates from the Week 8 Kalamazoo Gazette Game of the Week between rivals Plainwell and Otsego. FINAL: Plainwell 33, Otsego 7. FOURTH ...

Hamilton volleyball postseason run ends in state quarters

OTSEGO — The longer the postseason run, the more heartbreaking the ending. The Hamilton volleyball team's run made it all the way to the Division 2 state ...

Portage Central, Plainwell, Otsego capture titles at Bulldog Classic cheer competition

KALAMAZOO, MI — Hundreds of girls representing dozens of schools chanted their school pride while performing jumps, stunts and tumbles this Saturday at the ...

Hastings Area Schools closed Monday due to threat

Hastings Area Schools will be closed Monday, March 5 due to a threat made to the high school.

ACE color guard aces state finals  Allegan County News

The Allegan County Ensemble color guard program capped an undefeated season by winning first place in its class at the statewide Guard Championships on ...

Meet the 2017-18 Kalamazoo Gazette boys basketball Dream Team

See which players were among the best that Kalamazoo-area boys basketball had to offer in the 2017-18 season.

Kalamazoo-area sends 25 players to girls soccer all-state list

Follow along to see all 25 of the Kalamazoo-area athletes to earn 2017 all-state honors in girls soccer.

Police 'discredit' social-media threat at Holland High

Police and the school district investigated safety threats telling students to stay home Thursday, Feb. 22.

Fighting until the end, woman dies after battle with bone cancer

Lorie Volker, 37, died a year after she was diagnosed with an aggressive bone cancer.

Services Dec. 12 for Otsego paramedic who died in New York  Kalamazoo Gazette -

OTSEGO, MI -- Funeral services will be held next week for a paramedic who died following surgery for an abdominal aneurism while on assignment in New York ...

Otsego center Seth Dugan signs with WMU men's basketball, looks forward to playing with other big men

OTSEGO, MI — Before the start of his sophomore season at Otsego, Seth Dugan picked up his first Division I basketball offer from Western Michigan University.

See scores, highlights from Tuesday's Kalamazoo-area high school hoops

See which Kalamazoo-area teams came away with midweek victories.

See what's happening this week in Kalamazoo-area high school hoops

Follow along for highlights from the previous week, team rankings, players to watch and key upcoming games.

Otsego picks Top 21 graduates  Allegan County News

Otsego High School has announced its top graduates for the class of 2016. Schyler Bennett is the daughter of Martins and Jacqueline Bennett of Plainwell.

15 Kalamazoo-area girls basketball players to watch in 2017-18

See which returning players are ones to watch heading into the season.

Former Western Michigan guard Brian Snider trying hand at coaching as assistant with Otsego boys basketball team

OTSEGO, MI – A decade ago, Brian Snider came to Western Michigan University as a 6-foot-6 guard out of Cadillac. He left with two Mid-American Conference ...

Emotional messages left before deaths  The Grand Rapids Press -

By John Tunison | A Plainwell police officer left foreboding messages after apparently learning of his wife's plans for divorce. Police say he then shot his wife, ...

Meet the top contenders for the 2018 KCC golf invitational

Some of the state's top pro and amateur golfers will tee off Thursday in the 65th Kalamazoo Country Club Invitational.

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 ...

Arbor Financial Credit Union announces winners of 2018 Community Scholarship

KALAMAZOO, MI (June 14, 2018) — Arbor Financial Credit Union is thrilled to announce the winners of the 2018 Arbor Financial Community Scholarship.

Kalamazoo-area highlights from Week 8 of high school football season -

Paw Paw runs through the banner onto the field before the game between Plainwell and Paw Paw on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at Plainwell high school in Plainwell, ...

Meet the 2017 Kalamazoo Gazette girls soccer Dream Team

Follow along as we recognize the top local soccer players from this past season with our 2017 Kalamazoo Gazette Dream Team.

Top 20 high school graduation rates in the Kalamazoo area

The state has released graduation rates for MIchigan's public high schools for 2014. This slideshow looks at the top-performing high schools among 37 school ...

Kalamazoo-area girls basketball early season trends

Battle Creek Central hosts Kalamazoo Central in a girls varsity basketball game at Battle Creek Field House in Battle Creek, Mich., Friday, Dec. 9, 2016.

Schools in Mattawan, Portage and Vicksburg ranked in top 10 percent of schools statewide  Kalamazoo Gazette -

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 ...

Fifty seniors receive WMU's top undergraduate honor | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Fifty students in Western Michigan University's 6,500-member senior class have been named a 2016 Presidential Scholar. The annual ...

Meet top scholars at Kalamazoo-area high schools from the Class of 2016

The Kalamazoo Gazette is recognizing the Class of 2016's top scholars from Kalamazoo-area high schools.

Kalamazoo-area boys basketball players to watch in 2017 -

Follow along as we look at some of the top players to watch for the rest of the 2016-17 season.

Students win $600K in art scholarships | 2017-05-26 | Grand Rapids Business Journal

A group of teens in the region recently won $600000 total in scholarships to six Midwest art institutions. The Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, or KIA, hosted its 36th ...

19 Kalamazoo-area residents named YWCA Young Women of Achievement

The YWCA of Kalamazoo has announced today the recipients of the 2015 YWCA Young Women of Achievement Award.

Game of Week preview: Contrast of styles as Dowagiac, Otsego boys hoops teams meet in Wolverine title tilt

OTSEGO, MI – One look at rosters for the Dowagiac and Otsego boys basketball teams and one could guess what each squad wants to do in Thursday's 7:15 ...

School lunch program has funds for several months, federal agency says amid shutdown

Discounted and free school lunches will continue despite the government shutdown, as the U.S. Department of Agriculture told states the program has funds to ...

FEMA requests tax break for $2.2 million expansion

The FEMA Corporation has requested a tax break on a $2250000 expansion at its Vanderbilt Avenue plant. T.

Christmas in Kalamazoo: Free community dinners in Southwest Michigan  Kalamazoo Gazette -

There are a number of free meals in the Southwest Michigan area. Here is a roundup:

Watch Barry Manilow serenade a Michigan native in Vegas

"Sue from Kalamazoo" dances with Barry Manilow in an impromptu moment at Manilow's recent performance in Las Vegas. By Rosemary Parker ...

Four competing in primary to replace retiring Allegan County drain commissioner  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Four Republicans are facing off in the Aug. 7 primary election to replace retiring Drain Commissioner Rebecca Rininger.

Perrigo hosts hundreds of students to help close projected job gap

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - In conjunction with Discover Manufacturing Week, 200 students, ages 14 to 24, toured production facilities at Perrigo Company plc's ...

Voting open for the MLive Kalamazoo Gazette Week 1 high school football Game of the Week poll

KALAMAZOO, MI — The wait is finally over. After months since our last taste of football action, the 2014-2015 high school football season kicked off this morning ...

Meet the top contenders for the 2017 KCC golf invitational

Follow along to see which pairs have the inside track for the 64th KCC Invitational crown.

Former WMU basketball star Kelly Henry (DeLong) named Portage Central girls varsity hoops coach  Mlive Kalamazoo

This is first varsity coaching job for Broncos' 11th all-time leading scorer.

2017 Kalamazoo Marathon won by a Seattle man with Kalamazoo roots

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Evan Williams, who grew up in Kalamazoo but now lives and works in Seattle, was the winner of the 2017 Kalamazoo Marathon among men.

Meet Kalamazoo's 14 newest Public Safety officers

Kalamazoo Gazette file. Kalamazoo Public Safety adds 14 new faces to its ranks. Three women and 11 men make up the latest group of new officers to be hired ...

Business is blooming at local flower farms  Toledo Blade

You can find them heaped on caskets, clutched in the hands of wedding attendants and clustered in room-brightening bunches in tabletop vases. But where do .

Lynx Network Group moves headquarters to Kalamazoo as company prepares to activate fiber-optic grid across state  Mlive Kalamazoo

Lynx Network Group has stationed its first headquarters at Western Michigan University's BTR Park.

Six vying for three Allegan City Council seats  Kalamazoo Gazette -

The Allegan City Council will have at least one and as many as three new members after the Nov. 3 election.

Grand Rapids South Christian heading to Class B volleyball quarterfinals after sweeping Spring Lake in regional finals

HAMILTON, MI – Grand Rapids South Christian's volleyball team is looking more and more like a championship team. The Sailors turned in another impressive ...

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