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 Woman Wins $500,000 Lottery Prize at Gull Rd. Speedway
I always have mixed emotions when I write up a lottery winner story. Maybe you do the same reading it. An anonymous Kalamazoo woman won a half million dollar lottery prize, and while I'm happy for her, there's a part of me that resents that she won and I've blown countless dollars an…
FBI Issues Scam Alert For Romance and Intimidation in SW Michigan
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued a couple of scam warnings for West Michigan. Specifically, one is for government impersonators, and the other is for romance scammers. This warning is based on this criminal activitiy already happening here.
Michigan Asks Google, Apple To Ensure Contact Tracing Apps Legit
The State of Michigan has joined a bi-partisan effort urging Apple and Google to ensure that all contact tracing apps serve an actual "public health purpose.
Analysis: What To Expect With The Lions Leadership Change
With very little fanfare, Martha Firestone Ford passed the torch, figuratively, and the job of Detroit Lions principal owner, to her daughter, Sheila Ford Hamp; Just a simple announcement on the Lions’ social media, very low key. You wouldn't expect anything else. That's not the Lio…
Cheers! Short’s Brewing To Bring Back Arcadia’s Whitsun Ale
The problem with Arcadia Ales' beers was never the quality of its brews. It was bad business decisions that sank the Southwest Michigan after over twenty years in business. So, here's some good news if you loved those beers. Short's is going to bring some of them back.
USTA Junior Nationals Leaving Kalamazoo For 2020
Add the United State Tennis Association Junior Nationals to the list of sporting events affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. A report in the Detroit News says Kalamazoo College officials have told the USTA they weren't confident they could meet safety requirements in light of the coronavirus pand…
Bell’s Sets Ground Rules For Thursday Re-Opening
Bell's Eccentric Cafe is set to re-open on Thursday (June 18th). They've announced the ground rules that everyone has to follow.
WMU Now Offering Rapid-Result Covid-19 Testing
Western Michigan University is now offering "rapid-result" antigen testing that detects active COVID-19 cases, through the Sindecuse Health Center, one of only a few in Kalamazoo County.
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.
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…