May 2013 videos

May 2013


Jail Expansion
Jail Expansion
Duration – 5:16

For many years, Kalamazoo County has needed to send prisoners out to other county jails because of a lack of space. But now, after more than a decade of planning, the jail expansion is finally completed! Connect takes you inside this new facility.

Summer Road Construction OverviewSummer Road Construction Overview
Duration – 7:22

Every summer, road crews work hard to patch up the damage caused by our winter weather. It’s also the time to improve our roads. Here’s a preview of some of the projects you’ll see as you’re driving around in the next few months.

May Election PreparationsKPS Superintendent Election Discussion
Duration – 1:58

On Tuesday, May 7th, Kalamazoo School District voters were asked to approve a bond proposal to maintain and improve Kalamazoo Public School facilities. We spoke with KPS Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice about the results of the election.

Walking & Biking ClubsWalking & Biking Clubs
Duration – 7:17

Are you looking for a way to see some beautiful scenery while exercising? Wouldn’t it be even better if you could do it for free and meet new people? A great option is one of the walking or biking clubs sponsored by the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail!

Recycled Art in the ParkRecycled Art in the Park (update)
Duration – 3:59

Earlier this month, we previewed Portage’s Recycled Art in the Park competition. Connect was at the awards ceremony in early May, and we met some of the artists.