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Governor Rick Snyder
1:33 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

WestSouthwest: Governor Rick Snyder

Govenror Snyder on WestSouthwest
Credit WMUK

Interview with Governor Rick Snyder

    

Govenror Rick Snyder is this week's guest on WestSouthwest. 

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Film
6:14 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

The Way Way Back: A thoughtful comedy that's still pretty funny

Did your parents ever give you the old line about how “high school is the best time of your life?” Maybe if you were a Homecoming Queen or a football star or you spent your senior year partying in Paris that might be true. But for most of us, that’s the kind of sappy sentiment that could only be dispensed by people who never really experienced adolescence. 

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Local Music
5:27 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Solo artist uses old country vocals, heart-wrenching lyrics in new album

Singer/songwriter Carrie McFerrin
Credit Lori Jean Owen

Folk-rock artist Carrie McFerrin recently released her new album The Wolves and is setting sail for her first tour.

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SW Michigan
2:47 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Kalamazoo library gets facelift

The downtown Kalamazoo Public Library
Credit WMUK

The sounds of construction will soon begin ringing in the Kalamazoo Public Library's main location downtown. Library officials say the main branch will remain open during the work that begins this summer. It is scheduled to be complete early in 2014.

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SW Michigan
2:23 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

New "health campus" planned in Kalamazoo

Map showing the location of the new "living campus" project
Credit KVCC

A $42 million "health campus" planned in downtown Kalamazoo will include a location for Kalamazoo Valley Community College. It plans to open a new program on sustainable production, distribution, and preparation of food. The new campus will rise on 13 acres of land donated by Bronson Healthcare near the hospital's main facility.

The new project will also feature a psychiatric clinic run by Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.

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