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Memoir
3:34 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

A memoir about murder, surfing, and that complex relationship we have with our parents

Credit Sheryl Johnston Communications

Author and Western Michigan University alum Kelly Daniels will read from his memoir Cloudbreak California on Thursday night at 6:30 p.m. at Michigan News Agency in Kalamazoo. Cloudbreak California begins with Daniels’ father who confesses to murdering a man and then disappears. Then the story follows Daniels as he travels to places like Mexico and Guatemala, living simply, meeting colorful characters, and searching for a story to write.

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Albion Schools
11:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Battle Creek Enquirer: Albion, Marshall hope for state aid to help transition

Albion High School
Credit Albion Public Schools

The decision to close Albion High School last week means big changes for that district and neighboring Marshall schools where most of the high school students will likely end up.

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Online classes
6:57 am
Mon May 20, 2013

KVCC professor asks "Where have all the faculty gone?"

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Arcadia Campus - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Keith Kroll

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Professor Keith Kroll says he wanted to write on the proliferation of online classes at community colleges across the country. 

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2014 election
7:53 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Schauer says frustration with Snyder, GOP has him considering run for governor

Mark Schauer - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Former Congressman Mark Schauer says frustration with the agenda pursued by Governor Snyder and the Republican-controlled Legislature has led him to strongly consider running for governor next year. 

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Kenyan Elections
7:28 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Paw Paw couple back in Michigan after observing elections in Kenya

Joe (left) and Kathy Ossman preparing to ride up Mount Elgon
Credit Peacemaking in Africa Blog

Interview with Joe and Kathy Ossman

A Paw Paw couple spent three months in Kenya this year monitoring elections in the African nation. Joe and Kathy Ossman volunteered for the African Great Lakes Initiative. They blogged about their experiences in Africa and spoke with WMUK a couple of times by Skype from the village of Lumakanda. 

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