12:37 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Program helps young adults with disabilities become more independent

Jennifer Williams working in the KVCC Food Services kitchen
Credit Nancy Camden

 CORRECTION: The original story called the featured organization the Kalamazoo Regional Education Service Agency. The correct name is the Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency.

For young adults with disabilities, finding a career path after high school can be difficult. Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency facilitates the transition from student to employed worker.

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WMU board officers
2:55 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

WMU board elects officers for 2014

Jim Hettinger (left) and Western Michigan University President John Dunn
Credit WMUK

Jim Hettinger addresses Board of Trustees for the first time as chairman

Jim Hettinger will serve as chairman of Western Michigan University’s Board of Trustees for the next year. 

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Fred Upton
7:42 am
Wed January 22, 2014

WestSouthwest: Representative Fred Upton on the year ahead in Congress

Allied Paper site - file photo
Credit WMUK

WestSouthwest with Fred Upton


West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton sat down with WMUK's Gordon Evans and Kalamazoo Gazette reporter Yvonne Zipp to discuss a wide range of topics. 

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Homer Baseball
7:30 am
Wed January 22, 2014

WestSouthwest: Remembering a baseball "odyssey"

Credit Author's website

WestSouthwest with Jeff Karzen


In 2008, writer Jeff Karzen's book about the Homer High School baseball team was published. 

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Hobbies & Sports
9:48 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Go dog sledding with the Husky Club

Credit courtesy of the Kalamazoo Husky Club

On Saturday, the Kalamazoo Husky Club will host sled dog rides to benefit local animal shelters. The event will be at Pets Supplies Plus on Gull Road in Kalamazoo.

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