A Michigan man my whole life, I grew up in Holland and worked in Battle Creek for more than 10 years before finding a radio home in Kalamazoo. When I'm not on the radio you'll find me running, biking or reading a good book.
Dollar General Offering SWMI Workers Extra Pay to Get Vaccinated
DG workers in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Portage, Springfield, Richland, Plainwell, and other area stores will get paid time off to get the COVID-19 vaccination.
Light Up the Night to Remember and Honor COVID-19 Victims on 1/19
Southwest Michigan is encouraged to join in a national moment of unity and remembrance of all those that have died because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Michigan Plans to Drink Less in 2021, Unless…
Dry January may last longer than just a month as 19% of Michigan drinkers say they will try to consume less in 2021. All bets are off, though, if this happens.
Van Buren State Park is Growing, Adding 17 Acres
Erosion often shrinks property along Lake Michigan, but Van Buren State Park is expanding, thanks to a partnership with the Michigan DNR.
Flower Child: The Most Popular Floral Baby Name in Michigan
Rose, Heather and Jasmine have had their time. There's a new favorite in Michigan for baby names that are also flowers.
Millennium Park Ice Rink Remains Closed Due to COVID Concerns
We were hoping outdoor activities would be low-risk, but Portage has closed the ice rink in an "abundance of caution," as Michigan's COVID-19 numbers remain high.
Cruise Ships Booking Now for Great Lakes Adventures in 2022
Need a vacation? In January 2020, Viking announced plans to bring a fleet of luxury cruise ships to the Great Lakes. They're still on schedule for a 2022 launch.
January 2020: A Look Back at What Kalamazoo was Talking About
It's almost like it was a different world. Plays at the Civic, K-Wings hockey and the wait for legalized marijuana were in the news a year ago in Kalamazoo.
Historic Kalamazoo State Theatre Is Now Offering Tours
Go behind the scenes, behind the curtain, backstage and take an inside look at this Kalamazoo landmark.
The World’s Largest Ice Tree is in Michigan
Gaylord is known for world class golf. It's celebrated ski runs and snowmobile trails are great reasons to visit in the Winter. Here's another: the ice tree.