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WMUK News
12:00 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Kalamazoo Area Could See Network of Bike Routes

The proposed bike routes would extend throughout the KATS area.
Credit Paul Selden / Bike Friendly Kalamazoo

Steve Stepek on how to make the Kalamazoo area more bike-friendly

A local bike-advocacy group and a federally mandated planning agency have worked together on a proposal for a network of bicycle routes covering Kalamazoo County and extending into Van Buren County.

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Literacy Council
7:37 am
Tue May 20, 2014

WSW: Wiping Out Adult Illiteracy

Anthony Everson, a 53-year-old warehouse worker from Kalamazoo, and his tutor, Carl Ill, a retired principal and English teacher, work together in March. They've been meeting for the last 1 1/2 years.
Credit Earlene McMichael, WMUK

WestSouthwest for May 21st

The Kalamazoo Adult Literacy Council says not being able to read is an invisible impairment -- or at least one easy to conceal. 

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Music
6:09 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Former Frank Zappa Musicians, Michigan Natives Form Unique Band

Credit courtesy of Roister

The band Roister is coming to Bell’s Brewery Thursday night. It’s an original band built like a super group.

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Education and Art
4:58 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Encourages Reading to Your Kids

Credit Kalamazoo Public Library

Hear the full interview with Andrea Vernola of Kalamazoo Public Library

In January, Kalamazoo Public Library started a program that challenges kids, and their parents or mentors, to read 1,000 books together before they start kindergarten.

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SW Michigan
7:51 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Beef From Detroit Plant Recalled

Credit WMUK

1.8-million pounds of beef sold for use in restaurants is being recalled because of possible e-coli contamination. 

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