Hello, my name is Rebekah and I was born and raised here in Southwest Michigan. After graduating from Michigan Tech in the beautiful U.P. I joined the Townsquare Media team and the radio stations I grew up listening to. When I am not creating content at the station, I enjoy hiking long trails with my dog, reading in my hammock, and exploring new cities.
Local Artist “Embodies” Talents and Wins at ArtPrize 2022
Local Southwest Michigan artist and ArtPrize 2022 Time-Based Winner, Kristen Zamora’s Embodied project has helped heal people from near and far.
RV/Trailer Capital Of The World Is In Michigan’s Backyard
Elkhart, Indiana would appear to the passers-by eye as just another rural towns. After all, with bustling Amish and Mennonite communities the covered horse and buggies wouldn’t give the impression that for every two RV’s seen on the road, one of them was built in Elkhart County.
Early Education In Michigan Is Changing And On The Rise With Transitional Programs
Due to the restrictions in the classroom from Covid-19, children entering school systems have been given a disadvantage when it comes to classroom socializing and learning. While not all states offer programs to help ease these students in, Michigan has offered a Young 5’s program for decades.
Michigan Road Laws That Are Actually Legal.
With the combined forces of one-way roads, construction season, icy road conditions, etc. driving in Southwest Michigan can sometimes be confusing and risky with the fast-paced speed of local drivers. With all of the confusion, what are some road rules and regulations that are actually legal, when everyone thinks they shouldn’t be?
Niles Scream Park Hears Customer Pleas For Upcoming Season
It’s almost that season boys and ghouls. Michigan is known for its legends and hauntings, so naturally, Halloween and anything remotely spooky makes the chill of those fall nights all the more exciting. Southwest Michigan has a few of these haunts, but one of them has registered with local residents more than others with their haunted attractions.
Do Southwest Michigan Restaurants Offer Free Birthday Specials?
Birthday specials and freebies can be found in restaurants all across the state of Michigan, but does Kalamazoo's restaurants offer any of their own sweet deals?
Local Hartford Speedway To Host Cannabis Crown Festival This August
Southwest Michigan is having its very own cannabis festival this weekend at Hartford Speedway. The Original Cannabis Crown festival is an on-site consumption festival where local vendors and growers have the chance to experience, share, and sell cannabis to any 21+ year old adult.
18th Annual U.P.’s Pasty Fest Returns This August
When thinking of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, one thinks of snow, hiking, and pasties. What most Michiganders probably haven’t heard is the festival dedicated to this iconic U.P. food: Pasty Fest.
Calumet, MI: From Prosperity to Poverty
Though these towns and industries were so vital in the foundation of Michigan, time isn’t always kind. Calumet, Michigan was once considered the epicenter of Michigan's mining industry, now this town is considered one of the poorest in America.
Michigan Technological University: What To Know For Incoming Freshman
As incoming freshman there is always a lot to learn and navigate. while freshman orientation handles the general information for the campus there are things about the school and local community that should make their way to the orientation packet. Here is everything you might want to know as an incoming freshman to Michigan Tech.