Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder delivers his State of the State address Tuesday at the Capitol in Lansing. 


Michigan’s new U.S. Senator says President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday will kick off discussions that will shape next year’s elections. 

Western Michigan University

On WestSouthwest, a look back at Martin Luther King Junior's visit to Western Michigan University in 1963 and how President Obama's proposal for free community college compares to the Kalamazoo Promise. 


Western Michigan University

Did you know Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke in Kalamazoo? And just four months after his historic “I Have a Dream” speech in Washington, D.C.?

WMUK's Earlene McMichael tells the inside story of what led to King's Dec. 18, 1963 visit to Western Michigan University today on the WestSouthwest show. It is in honor of MLK Jr. Day.

Zinta Aistars

Larry Massie has earned himself the title of Michigan’s historian, earning the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Historical Society of Michigan. His 21 collections of stories about the ship captains, lumberjacks, poets, politicians, cereal makers, outlaws, and anyone who has had an impact on the state’s history culminate with his newest book, published in August 2014.