Farm and Fleet Returning to Michigan in Portage
Back in the day, Farm and Fleet stores were all over the West Michigan region. But with the advent of stores like Menards and Home Depot, they became a casualty of progress. But the Farm and Fleet name will be returning to Michigan and Portage.
The Voice of Autumn Has Died
103.3 KFR's Dave Benson shares his thoughts on the passing of legendary sportscaster Keith Jackson.
Jim Harbaugh Gets a 10% Raise - Are You OK With That?
Jim Harbaugh is getting a 10% raise. He makes $5 mil. That's a half million dollar raise. It's in his contract. This past season, the Wolverines were 8-5.
Not Cool, Walmart. You Can't Hide Sam's Club Closings
Give Walmart credit, they tried hard to divert attention from the news of the abrupt closing of 63 Sam's Club stores, but, people aren't that stupid.
Nothing to Mess With; Calhoun County Added To Hepatitis-A List
Calhoun County has been added to list of Michigan counties that are dealing with an ongoing Hepatitis-A outbreak.
Comeback Story of the Year...Gander Mountain With New Name
Never say never. Everyone thought Gander Mountain was gone forever. Think again.
Wine Not Returns
One of best stops in the summertime in West Michigan is up for sale. A most unique restaurant is available for a mere million and a half dollars.
Facing Fridge Disaster, K'zoo Trader Joe's Does A NIce Thing
The irony of the Kalamazoo Trader Joe's refrigeration system going down is, we're in the middle of the coldest weather here in a few years.
Former UM Coach RichRod Fired Again And it's Nasty
The Swamp continues to grow. Former University of Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez has been fired again, and the reasons sound pretty nasty.
Who's Next? Lions, Bears Look For New Coaches
For most Americans today is New Years' Day. But in the NFL it's Black Monday, the day after the season ends, when coaches get fired.
Benson's History of Rock Montage Is Back This NY Weekend
Just wanted to give you the heads up: My (Dave Benson's) History of Rock...on a Roll montage is back this New Year's Weekend, but for only two airings.
Kelvin and Co. Set To Re-Open After Water Pipe Disaster
The way restaurants come and go in this area, you never know, but Kelvin and Company is coming back. "Bigger and better" is a cliche, but after a broken water pipe almost destroyed it, in this case it's true.
Meijer Warns 'Sorry Folks, This Offer Is Fake'
Grocery giant Meijer is getting the word out that a $75 coupon circulating on the internet is a scam.
Extreme Cold Is Here; Ten Important Things To Remember
Extremely cold weather had moved over West Michigan. Temperatures in some places will go below zero at night. Here are 10 things to remember for the next few nights.
Bless Social Media. Even A Sweater Post Sets People Off
This started out as a simple post about a fun (ugly?) Christmas sweater picture shared by the City of Kalamazoo on Facebook.
Here We Go Again; Another Restaurant Chain Is Sold
It was just a few weeks ago that Arby's announced it was buying Buffalo Wild Wings, and now another restaurant group with multiple Kalamazoo locations has been sold.
'In The Blink Of An Eye'; Another WMU Graduation This Saturday
Whether it's four years or five (or more), chances are it seems like just yesterday that it was the start of freshman year. For some Broncos, that adventure will end Saturday when WMU will graduate over 1700 students
WMU Apartment Rents Are Going Up; Pricing Re-Vamped
Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees Tuesday approved a rent hike at the school and a change to the pricing structure.
UPDATE: Kalamazoo Under Winter Storm Warning
Monday's Winter Weather Advisory has now been upgraded to a full Winter Storm Warning for Kalamazoo, Van Buren and Allegan counties.
Wal-Mart Is Changing Its Name. Here's Why.
It's actually a sign of the times more than a weak April Fool's Day joke; Wal-Mart is changing it's name.