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.
WMU Picks Up $4.9 Million NSF Grant For Evaluation Center
The National Science Foundation has given Western Michigan University a $4.9 Million grant over five years for the school's Evaluation Center. That Evaluation Center is used by "nonprofit organizations, state and federal agencies, and colleges and universities around the country to conduct…
Payless Shoes Going Out Of Business; Liquidation Starts Sunday
Payless ShoeSource became the latest victim of the online retailing revolution, announcing it will close all its stores. Liquidation sales begin Sunday and stores will being to close in March, though CNN reports most will stay open until May. The company said it is also ending its e-commerce busines…
What Bell’s Has Done Is Pure Genius
If you're at Bell's Eccentric Cafe these days, and you look out onto the outdoor patio, this may look like a science project popped up, but it's not. Those aren't alien pods. Bell's has igloos in the patio.
Another Sign Spring In Michigan Is Coming: Shamrock Shakes Return
Seems like this phrase gets overused at this time of year, but the swallows do comeback to Capistrano, pitchers and catchers are reporting this week, and now, McDonald's has brought back the, beloved by many, Shamrock Shake.
Red Wings Analyst Darren Eliot Leaves For Las Vegas
Red Wings television analyst and former goalie Darren Eliot is leaving the team and broadcast crew to take a new position with the Vegas Golden Knights.
Report: Mario Impemba May Have Really Landed on His Feet
A Boston Globe report says former Tigers television play by play announcer Mario Impemba may have really accomplished the proverbial "lemons in to lemonade" feat. The paper says he is joining the World Champion Boston Red Sox broadcast team.
Fixer Upper: WMU’s Dunbar Hall To Undergo $40 Million Rehab
Don't expect to see Joanna and Chip Gaines for this Fixer Upper project, but Western Michigan University has announced a $40 Million renovation to Dunbar Hall.
WMU Waves Bye-Bye To Florida Campus
Western Michigan University is shutting down its Punta Gorda, Florida operation. The main emphasis of the "campus" was aviation, but also had a music therapy program located there, too. However, the success that was anticipated never materialized and operations will shutdown later this yea…
‘Hamilton’ Coming To DeVos For A Month Next January
The hottest ticket in show business the past few years has been "Hamilton". The national touring company will perform "Hamilton" for a month beginning in January of 2020, in Grand Rapids at Devos Performance Hall.
Longest Serving Representative, John Dingell Dies at 92
When John Dingell was first elected to the United State House of Representatives, taking over for his father, the President of the United States was Dwight Eisenhower.