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Albion Heritage Bed and Breakfast Serves Up Hospitality and Collects Stories

The Albion Heritage Bed and Breakfast has been a familiar face in the Albion community for the past 12 years. Because of its location so close to Albion College’s campus, it is a common spot for [...]

Community at Heart of Candace Cullen’s Senior Speech

When the class of 2016’s senior speaker application deadline was extended, Grand Rapids Mich., native Candace Cullens had her friends urging her to apply. She was hesitant at first, but the “bugs” her friends had placed [...]

Second Big Read Likely to Catch Fire

  Last fall Albion was put under the spell of Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Wizard of Earthsea. Through the National Endowment of the Arts’ Big Read grant, Albion became one of 75 cities to receive [...]

Kids and Stuff Hosts Easter Egg Hunt

On March 21, the Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum downtown hosted their second annual Great Museum Egg Hunt. The free event was open to community families and children ten and under. The building was buzzing with [...]

Local Leader Harry Bonner: ‘Every Kid Can Succeed’

Just a stone’s throw away from Albion’s campus, nestled into a small corner of Tennant Hall, there are big things happening. From his office in Tennant Hall, Mr. Harry Bonner, runs his program, Kids at Hope, [...]

Alum Is Cooking Up Opportunity

Lately, Albion College alumnus Patrick Lopez ‘15 has been serving up some mean economic entrees to the local community. Moving from California to Idaho to Michigan, the current farmers market director now finds himself in charge [...]

Teen Blues Guitarist Gaining Fame

The Bohm Theater in downtown Albion invites many talented musicians to share their music onstage. On Aug. 3, 2015, the Bohm featured Jake Kershaw, an amazing guitarist who shocked the audience during their monthly Blues at [...]

EpIQ Escapes in Jackson

Trying to find something fun to do while bored at Albion can be difficult. Too many nights at the Bohm and the Bogar have become monotonous and bowling has gotten a bit repetitive. However, less than [...]

Seniors School College Students on Love

On the corner of Cass Street and Albion Road, senior residents of Albion gather at the Forks Senior Center, a place where they can catch an early morning exercise class, a quick game of bingo or [...]

Michigan-Born Band to Take the Bohm Theater

It’s not every day that a new and upcoming band ventures to little, old Albion to feature their music. However, on Wednesday, Feb. 3, Albion is in for a treat. Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers, [...]