A Michigan man my whole life, I grew up in Holland and worked in Battle Creek for more than 10 years before finding a radio home in Kalamazoo. When I'm not on the radio you'll find me running, biking or reading a good book.
Van Buren State Park is Growing, Adding 17 Acres
Erosion often shrinks property along Lake Michigan, but Van Buren State Park is expanding, thanks to a partnership with the Michigan DNR.
Flower Child: The Most Popular Floral Baby Name in Michigan
Rose, Heather and Jasmine have had their time. There's a new favorite in Michigan for baby names that are also flowers.
One Hit Wonder Wednesday: 5 Decades on One Show
This week we've got songs from the 1960's, '70s, '80s, 90's and the aughts from artists that only had one hit, now we wonder where they are.
Millennium Park Ice Rink Remains Closed Due to COVID Concerns
We were hoping outdoor activities would be low-risk, but Portage has closed the ice rink in an "abundance of caution," as Michigan's COVID-19 numbers remain high.
Cruise Ships Booking Now for Great Lakes Adventures in 2022
Need a vacation? In January 2020, Viking announced plans to bring a fleet of luxury cruise ships to the Great Lakes. They're still on schedule for a 2022 launch.
January 2020: A Look Back at What Kalamazoo was Talking About
It's almost like it was a different world. Plays at the Civic, K-Wings hockey and the wait for legalized marijuana were in the news a year ago in Kalamazoo.
Historic Kalamazoo State Theatre Is Now Offering Tours
Go behind the scenes, behind the curtain, backstage and take an inside look at this Kalamazoo landmark.
The World’s Largest Ice Tree is in Michigan
Gaylord is known for world class golf. It's celebrated ski runs and snowmobile trails are great reasons to visit in the Winter. Here's another: the ice tree.
Michigan Admits It Misses the Bar More than the Gym
This pandemic has been stressful, and Michiganders are ready to admit that they're more ready for shots than squats.
4th and 5th Graders Ski Free in Michigan this Season
A one-time fee gets lift tickets all winter long for 9 and 10 year-olds at Michigan ski resorts with the Cold is Cool app.