July 2012 videos

July 2012


KDPS SegwayKDPS Segway
Duration – 2:57

When you see a Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety officer moving fast through downtown Kalamazoo, you might be surprised what he is riding: a Segway.

Building AuthorityBuilding Authority
Duration – 4:31

When business in the construction industry went bust four years ago, area townships still had building personnel costs to carry. Rather than reduce staff and cut services, three townships decided to create KABA, the Kalamazoo Area Building Authority.

Digging HistoryDigging History
Duration – 5:05

A new building will soon be going up on the corner of West Michigan Avenue and Rose Street in downtown Kalamazoo. And for that building to go up workers will be digging down, moving electrical vaults and updating water mains. And they’ll also be replacing sewer pipes that have been in use since 1882.

Summer Road ConstructionSummer Road Construction
Duration – 2:00

It’s that special time of year: road construction season.

Betcha Didn't Know - Steve LawrenceBetcha Didn’t Know…
Duration – 5:26

Watercolor is said to be the most difficult medium to paint with, Animal Control Director Steve Lawrence tells us how he does it.

River ReopenRiver Reopen
Duration – 2:07

When oil spilled into the Kalamazoo river a couple of years ago – it was a real mess, we will let you know what parts of the river have just opened.

Celebrity SoftballCelebrity Softball
Duration – 4:02

Celebrities and city officials went to bat for charity. The funds raised will go toward a community center.