Hockey Fanatics: Seinfeld's Puddy Returns
Two of my favorite things in life are TV sitcoms and Stanley Cup playoff hockey. Nothing better. Wednesday night, two "bizarro" worlds collided, with the return of Seinfeld's Puddy at a New Jersey Devils playoff game.
Report: Lions Avoid Possible Conflict With Sheeran Concert
Any possible problems with an Ed Sheeran concert scheduled for Ford Field on the opening weekend of the NFL season seem to have been avoided. The New York Post reports the Lions will be opening their season
WMU Will Graduate 2400+ at Spring Commencement April 28th
Over 2400 students will receive degrees at the spring commencement ceremonies at Western Michigan University on April 28th. Graduation will be at Miller Auditorium.
MI Woman Becomes First American To Win Boston Marathon since '85
Desiree Linden, who is based in Rochester Hills, became the first American woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years. In a show of sportsmanship, she even slowed down to wait for a fellow American runner Shalane Flanagan during that runner's potty stop.
Former K-Wings Coach Retires As 3rd Winningest Coach Ever
It was a career that started in Kamloops, stopped in Kalamazoo, and ended this week in Dallas; all told there were 823 NHL career victories, third on the all-time list. And a Stanley Cup.
KVCC Hosting All-Day Electronics Recycling Event This Friday
All those electronics sitting in the closet, after they were replaced by the latest and shiniest electronics, what are you going to do with them? If you are waiting for an electronics recycling event, its on Friday. (April 13th)
Pentatonix, 5 Seconds of Summer To Play Allegan County Fair
Warm weather may be taking its time arriving here, but the end of the summer concert season just heated up. The Allegan County Fair has announced Pentatonix and now, 5 Seconds of Summer will be among the music acts at the 2018 Fair.
Red Wings Keeping Jeff Blashill As Coach
Jeff Blashill, who began the current renaissance of WMU Hockey, will stay as head coach of the Detroit Red Wings, General Manager Ken Holland announced today.
Hillary Clinton To Be At Betty Ford Centennial Celebration Wed.
Former First Lady, Senator, Secretary of State, and presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will be in Grand Rapids on Wednesday, to participate in a centennial birthday celebration for former First Lady Betty Ford.
Why Sergio Garcia's 13 Made Me Miss Thornapple Creek Golf Course
If you play or follow golf, this weekend is one of the highlights of the golf year. The Masters. It just oozes history and it just "is" golf. But seeing Sergio Garcia take a 13 on Thursday really made me miss Thornapple Creek Golf Course in Kalamazoo.
It's Safe To Go Outside Again; Doomed Space Station Missed Us
It is finally safe to go outside again. China’s Tiangong-1 (which translate to "Heavenly Palace") space station came back into Earth's atmosphere, and crashed into the South Pacific early Monday, local time, missing Southwest Michigan.
Western Hosts Geography Bee On Friday
This is not so much about geography as it is about putting a spotlight on something positive going on around us. So much of everything is negative right now. Now here's the story of kids who are accomplishing something special.
Oh, What A Night! Ex-WMU Goalie, Accountant, Wins NHL Game
In a city with one Cinderella story still waiting for a fairy-tale ending, another created by an injury, and with a WMU connection, happened Thursday evening in Chicago.
Owner of Crossroads, Rivertown Malls Sold In Billion Dollar Deal
Bloomberg reports Canadian real estate company Brookfield Property Partners, taking advantage of mall owners that are struggling in the battle with e-commerce, has bought the remainder of General Growth Properties.
Kalamazoo Easter Egg Hunt Is Saturday
The City of Kalamazoo's 21st Annual Easter Egg Hunt is this Saturday (March 31st) at Mayor's Riverfront Park.
Meijer Debuts Oberon-Inspired Cookies, Cupcakes, Donuts On Monday
The folks at Meijer and the folks at Bell's got together and talked. And the results will be in your Michigan Meijer store on Monday, which happens to be Oberon Day.
It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year: Oberon Day Monday
The countdown is on. Oberon Day is Monday. Here's what you need to know about about the annual release of Kalamazoo's most famous export since Kaopectate.
Lollapalooza Keeps Getting More Mainstream; Lineup Announced
What started out as an alternative music festival in 1991 is now pretty much a mainstream music event. Which explain the headlining names announced for this year's Lollapalooza in Chicago this August.
'Spamalot', 'Phantom' Headline Miller's 2018-19 Season
Monty Python's Spamalot and a new production of "Phantom of the Opera" are among four major productions coming to Miller Auditorium in 2018-19,, as part of their Broadway series.
If You Have Toys 'R Us Gift Cards, Get There ASAP
Toys 'R Us announced it is closing its stores in 30 days. This includes Babies 'R Us stores, too. Here's what to do if you still have unused gift cards.