Been doing this a long time. At KFR, since '87. Have had an awful lot of fun through the years here. This is one special radio station. Love living here; both my sons were born here. Michael works for the schools, and David graduated Western and is now living the dream in Chicago. Proud to say they're my best friends as is the love of my life, Kathy, the hottest woman alive.
Kalamazoo Summer Movies in the Park Series Starts Friday Evening
The City of Kalamazoo's Parks Summer Cinema Event Series beginning Friday evening, and for five Fridays throughout the summer, you'll be able to bring the entire family to a city park and enjoy a family movie, socially distantly, and but also together.
Mrs. Ford Steps Down; Sheila Ford Hamp Is New Lions’ Owner
No teary-eyed press conference; just a social media announcement. Ninety-four year old Martha Firestone Ford is stepping down as principal owner of the Detroit Lions and taking over immediately is her second eldest child, daughter Sheila Ford Hamp.
Alum, Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper Addresses 2020 K-College Grads
With graduation ceremonies moved to the computer screen this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many schools, it seems, have been able to secure some higher profile celebrities. Kalamazoo College did just that, with Class of 2001 grad Jordan Klepper delivering the commencement address at his alma ma…
Another Casualty of Covid-19; Bell’s Summer Concert Series Cancelled
Another sign locally of how 2020 is going to be unlike any other year, Bell's has announced its summer beer garden concert series is cancelled for this year.
Kalamazoo’s Parks Dept. Re-Opening Plans; Water, Softball, More
Maybe it's just the pessimistic news coming out the past few days, but as the City of Kalamazoo's Park Department announces its plans for re-opening various venues and activities, all I can think of is "fingers crossed".
Six Beaches in Kalamazoo To Escape The Heat
You see the headline "Six Beaches in Kalamazoo..." and immediately a red flag goes off, because this year has taught us the hard way, take nothing for granted. But as we've seen in just the past two weeks. It's still gets very hot here, and this year more than most, we'll be…
As Penney’s Stores Close, An Unexpected Pairing Might Save It
After a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing to stabilize its finances, word is leaking out about some of the stores long-time retailer J. C. Penney's is planning to close. The initial list indicates plans to close three stores in Michigan, all of which are in the northern part of the state.
Report: Tigers’ Announcers Will Call Road Games From Studio
Another example of how the world we return to will be different from the one that ended in March with the coronavirus pandemic. Multiple reports say announcers for major league baseball games will not be traveling with their teams to road games, if there a season played in 2020.
The Other Big News: You Can Start Bringing In Returnables June 15th
With Governor Gretchen Whitmer's order to re-open more retail establishments, and then, the long awaited re-opening of restaurants and bars on June 8th getting the most attention, this small piece of news, while significant, may get lost in the hoopla.
Ascension and Borgess Begins Elective Procedures Again
Another aspect to our lives that has not been available since the pandemic took hold of those lives is beginning to return today. Ascension Michigan says they are slowly resuming elective medical procedures, in their words, "using a phased and thoughtful approach." And the new rules will r…