Wikimedia Commons

On WestSouthwest, we hear from candidates for Governor and state House. 



Two years ago Bill Farmer came within less than 800 votes of winning a seat in the state House. 


Battle Creek Democrat Mark Schauer hopes to defeat Battle Creek native Rick Snyder in order to become Michigan's next governor. 

C. Lieurance

Emma Meinrenken, who was awarded the silver medal in the 2014 Stulberg International String Competition last May, arrived in Kalamazoo yesterday after a long drive from her home in Toronto, Ontario with her mother, Nozomi Meinrenken. 


Berrien County Commissioners say they plan no further action on a lead abatement program.