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.
All Those Ads Are Working; We’re Number Three
All those ads we've been bombarded with since, well, it's seems like forever, but it's probably around the beginning of the year, all those ads are working. Michigan has become first state in nation to surpass its 2010 response rate on the 2020 Census.
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.
Troy Weaver’s Job: Make Pistons Matter Again
Earlier this Spring, watching the "The Last Dance" documentary series on ESPN, one of the things that really stuck out was how much the Pistons (and the Bulls, even more so) mattered back then. The Bad Boys of the late 80's, and Michael and the Jordan-aires. Good times. But that was 3…
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…
Four Great Beers I Discovered During Lockdown & A Delightful One
I discovered four new beers that have joined my personal "starting line-up."
Detroit Lions Announce Support, Participation on Juneteenth
The Detroit Lions on Tuesday announced they were putting their full support behind "Juneteenth", including closing their offices this Friday to give employees time for reflection on this historically important date.
Alum, Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper Addresses 2020 K-College Grads
With graduation ceremonies moved to the computer screen this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many schools, it seems, have been able to secure some higher profile celebrities. Kalamazoo College did just that, with Class of 2001 grad Jordan Klepper delivering the commencement address at his alma ma…
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.
Perrigo Donates 160,000 Toothbrushes
First, a quick funny reaction from a co-worker who wasn't paying strict attention to a inter-office memo and said "why would anyone want to donate 160,000 pierogis?"