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SW Michigan
2:10 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Charges against anti-pipeline protester dropped

Credit WMUK

Kalamazoo activist Christopher Wahmhoff faces one less hurdle in his campaign for U.S. Senate. He no longer faces charges related to his protest against a new oil pipeline last year. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that a Calhoun County circuit judge has dismissed charges of trespassing and resisting police.

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Theatre
10:54 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Fancy Pants becomes a 'homeless theater'

Fancy Pants Theater members pack up at Studio 246
Credit courtesy of Carol Zombro

After almost four years at Studio 246 in Kalamazoo, Fancy Pants Theater moved out in November. Now the theater is looking for a new venue. 

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Sports
9:10 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Dodgeball league helps young professionals stay social

Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Last week, about 180 twenty and thirty-somethings met at Wings Stadium for one huge game of dodge ball. This is the second year for the Kalamazoo Sport & Social Club’s dodge ball league. Each league event lasts two hours. And with 10 teams playing at once, you’ll might get pelted on the sidelines.

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Binsfeld obit
12:54 pm
Mon January 13, 2014

Former Lieutenant Governor Connie Binsfeld dies

Connie Binsfeld
Credit Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame

Connie Binsfeld, who serves for eight years as Michigan's Lieutenant Governor has died. 

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Design
7:28 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

There's art on my beer: Packaging designers share their work

The box art for Rye Not? by Short's Brewing Company
Credit Imperial Beverage

When you’re at the store, how do you choose a beer? You can look at the price, the brand, the type of beer. But once you’ve narrowed it down, it’s hard not to pick the one with the nice label.

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