Been doing this a long time. At KFR since '87. Had an awful lot of fun through the years here. This is one special radio station. Also, since coming to Kalamazoo, both my sons were born here, and are living here now. Michael works for the schools, and David is wrapping up a degree at Western. Proud to say they're my best friends as is the love of my life, Kathy, the hottest woman alive.
Kalamazoo Ride of Silence Is Wednesday (May 17th) in Portage
The Kalamazoo County Ride of Silence, which honors bicyclists who have been injured or killed while riding, and also hope to promote bicycle safety and awareness, is this Wednesday evening, May 17th at 7pm.
WMU To Offer Graduate Program in IT Security
Western Michigan University will begin a graduate program in IT security, fully online, with the Fall semester this year.
Street Party Set for New Holland Brewing’s 20th Anniversary
It all started with Mad Hatter IPA. And then along came Dragon's Milk and now New Holland Brewing is celebrating 20 years of brewing craft beer. And they're doing a street party on June 10th, in downtown Holland
Kalamazoo Valley Community College Wins 2017 Beer Championship
Let's raise a glass. The Kalamazoo Valley Community College "Brewin'" Cougars are the 2017 U.S. Open Beer Champions.
How About Mother’s Day at Binder Park Zoo
The forecast is partly sunny and 65 for Mother's Day. Binder Park Zoo has a special for this day - half off the admission price for Mom, when she is accompanied by her kids or grandkids.
Wanna DooDah? Entries Have To Be In on Friday
The 36th (or so) annual DooDah Parade needs you. It's not a parade without the goofy, wacky, call it what you want, fun of great entries. And collectively, we desperately need a good laugh. So if that's you, you need to get entered by Friday.
Thank You Nurses, For What You Do, And For Your Spirit and Passion
I got a press release from the state today about it being National Nurses Week, which goes through Friday, Florence Nightengale's birthday. It's timely for me as my doctor has a wonderful new nurse. She's friendly and professional, yes, but what I admire most is her spirit
Another Kalamazoo Marathon is History
Another Kalamazoo Marathon enters history. For the runners, the cooler temperatures made it for a perfect day. For me, on the announcer's scaffold, a perfect perch to watch people accomplish personal bests.
Dave Benson’s Eating Kalamazoo: Shrimp Tacos at Los Amigos
I have been jonesing for fish tacos for about a week, so when Kathy and I went out to dinner Saturday night, that's the first thing I was looking for. I had two choices. Fish tacos with tilapia and shrimp tacos, which I've never had before. But I will again.
State Farm to Close Kalamazoo Facility; 600 To Lose Jobs
State Farm Insurance announced the closing of 11 regional facilities today that will cost 600 Kalamazoo workers their jobs.