So You Want To Play Football At Western; Here's How
Sure the odds are against you. They might even be a million to one, but if you don't try, then they are a million to none, which is basically zilch. So if you have a "high motor" and think you can play at a high level, like smaller Division 1 football, this might be your shot.
Don't Forget to Renew Your Boat's Registration, Too
Lots of trips to the Michigan Secretary of State's office this time of year, what with all the babies of June brides. It's even easier with online services, but there's one thing not to forget.
Cold Case No More; Man Charged in 1986 Bangor Murder
This is the stuff you see on TV dramas. A murder case goes cold; a detective takes one last look and becomes determined to solve it, and an arrest takes place.
Bronco Playoff Game Tonight Postponed; Colorado Can't Get Here
Proving once again that "no good deed goes unpunished", tonight's Western Michigan University Bronco hockey NCHC playoff game has been postponed. Colorado College can't get to Kalamazoo.
Battle Creek SOS Office Moving, Closed March 25-29
The Michigan Secretary of State's office currently on Capital Ave SW is moving to the Mingles Creek Plaza. The project should take about a week, so it will be closed from March 25-29.
Michigan State Police ID Gunman Killed In Shootout
The Michigan State Police issued a statement Wednesday afternoon, a day after a deadly shooting in downtown Kalamazoo, identifying the gunman in the deadly shooting.
Update: Officer Out Of Hospital, Suspect Dead in Kalamazoo Ambush
One person is dead, a police officer is out of the hospital, saved by a bullet proof vest after an attempted ambush at Biomat USA Plasma Center on Kalamazoo Avenue at Edwards Street in Kalamazoo.
New 'Pure Michigan' Commercial Leads New National Push For State
The state of Michigan is launching a new nationwide "Pure Michigan" advertising campaign, with a commercials spotlighting the Upper Peninsula.
Blue Man Group, Les Miz, Cats Headline Miller Schedule in 2019-20
A couple of the biggest shows in Broadway history are coming to Miller Auditorium next season, but the one that I'm most excited about is Blue Man Group.
Three Ex-Pats To Sign With Lions And Jesse James, Too.
It must be the weather, or living in an area where championships come around about as often as cicadas, or in the case of the Lions, approaching the frequency of Halley's comet (75 years). Here's the question: Do you allow yourself to get excited about ESPN reporting the Lions' plans …
You May Not Know These Billionaires Are From Michigan
The annual Forbes Magazine list of richest people on the planet came out this past week, and while most of the names are not necessarily strangers to you and me, still I was surprised at a few I didn't know were from Michigan.
Here's My Favorite Thing HOF'er Ted Lindsay Started
As the accolades and memories poured in after the news that Detroit Red Wings Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay had died Monday morning, social media exploded with not only tributes, but also one thing I did not know about the man.
Benson Rant: Are We Ever Going To Catch A Break On Gas Prices?
I don't know why I get so worked up about the price of gasoline, but I do. Oh, yes, I do.
Truck, Train Accident, Investigation Messes Up Shaver Rd Traffic
A continuing police investigation is messing up traffic Thursday afternoon on Shaver Road, in Portage. This after a semi truck collided with a train at Shaver Road and Vanderbilt St
We Know What's Going Into Cheli's, But What About The Prices?
One of the sad things about Chris Chelios' leaving the Detroit Red Wings organization (to live closer to his aging mom) is that he was closing Cheli's Chili Bar, across from Comerica Park.