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Spring Coin Show Returns on April 2

Spring Coin Show Returns on April 2

The Kalamazoo Numisnatic Club of Portage invites the public & coin collector enthusiasts to atten this Coin Show on Saturday.

Admission is FREE for the opportunity to visit dealer booths of coin, currecy & other numismatic items and also the chance to take part in educational exhibits. Young collectors (through 17 years of age) can also experience a program at 11am followed by an auction for youth to bid on nusismatic items with fake money, given when entering this show.

Visit the Kalamazoo County Expo Center located at 2900 Lake Street on Saturday, April 2 from 9:00am-3:00pm.

Call: (269)623-5836 or (269)381-8669 for more information

2016 Kalamazoo Home & Garden Expo, March 10-13

2016 Kalamazoo Home & Garden Expo, March 10-13

Looking for home & garden tips for the upcoming spring & summer months?

The community is invited to attend this Home & Garden event at the Kalamazoo Expo Center located at 2900 Lake Street this week for informative facts & ideas! This is the opportunity to visit over 290 booths, along with a seminar stage & a garden area.

Expo hours are Thursday, 3/10 from 3-8pm, Friday, 3/11 from 12-9pm, Saturday, 3/12 from 10am-7pm & Sunday, 3/13 from 11am-4pm.

Visit www.kalamazoohomeexpo.com for details.

Winter Jamboree on Saturday, February 27

Winter Jamboree on Saturday, February 27

If you enjoy snow & cold, there’s something for everyone on Saturday in Kalamazoo.

The City of Portage Parks & Recreation, Kzoo Parks, Lee’s Adventure and Pedal Bicycle invite the Kalamazoo community to bring their families to experience a number of FREE cold winter weather activities on Saturday, February 27. From 11:00am 1:00pm there will be dog sled rides, a snowman building contest, kayak sledding, snowshoeing, ice bowling & a fat, tire biking demo, along with a sledding opportunity but bring your own sled.

Dress for the weather before you visit Milham Park Golf Club located at 4200 Lovers Lane in Kalamazoo on Saturday, February 27.

Call: (269)329-4522 or visit www.discoverkalamazoo.com/events for more information.

Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

Free Fishing Weekend Coming Up

For the Valentine’s weekend, it’s a free fishing weekend for residents and out of state visitors.

All fishing license fees are waived for two days in Michigan, February 13 & 14 from 6:00am – 10:00pm. This allows fishing enthusiasts to enjoy the chance to catch all types of fish on both inland and Great Lakes’ waters during their respective open season. Just remember that all regulations still apply.

Call: (517)284-5839 or email walters@michigan.gov for more information. Visit www.michigan.gov for details.

Traditional Bowhunters Expo & Stick and String 3D Shootout this Weekend

Traditional Bowhunters Expo & Stick and String 3D Shootout this Weekend

Bowhunter enthusiast are invited out to Kalamazoo County Expo Center located at 2900 Lake Street this weekend to check out the nation’s top Traditional Bowyers, Dealers & Traditional Craftsmen.

The entire Expo Center gives guests the opportunity to check out new bows and traditional archery supplies. New this year is the 1st annual Stick & String 3D Shootout with cash prizes. Pre-registration is required for the tournament. Register at potawatomibowmen@yahoo.com or visit: www.facebook.com/potawatomi.bowmen.

Visit the Expo Center on Friday, January 29 from 4pm-8pm, Saturday, January 30 from 9am-5pm or Sunday, January 31 from 9am – 12pm. 

Admission is $10.00 for all weekend, kids under 12 are free.

Two men arrested during Comstock Township home invasion


COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WZZM) -- Two men were arrested Tuesday morning while trying to break into an apartment in Kalamazoo County.

Around 2 a.m., the sheriff's department was called to the 3600 block of Comstock Village Lane on the report of a home invasion.

A neighbor saw two men trying to break into an apartment through the back sliding door and window. The neighbor was able to give a detailed description of the men and their clothing.

When deputies arrived, they found the men near the sliding door and arrested them. One of them was carrying a pellet gun.

Both suspects were lodged in the Kalamazoo County Jail on charges of attempted home invasion, felony firearms and possession of burglary tools.

Man stabbed multiple times during dispute in Battle Creek


BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Police in Battle Creek are investigating a stabbing in the 100 Block of Laura Lane. That's near Fell Park.

The incident occurred on Sunday just before 10 p.m.

A 24-year-old man was taken to Bronson Battle Creek Hospital for multiple stab wounds. He was listed in stable condition Monday morning. 

Police say the wounds were the result of a dispute.

A suspect is in custody and is cooperating with the investigation.