A fighter jet like paper plane at the Kazoo Books annex on Parkview Avenue in Kalamazoo
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Western Michigan University philosophy professor and paper airplane enthusiast Tim McGrew will give paper plane lessons at Kazoo Books on Parkview during the Art Hop on July 10th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Daina Aistars-Bowman

When Ron Riekki decided to put the work of women writing about Michigan’s Upper Peninsula together, he included Kalamazoo’s Bonnie Jo Campbell. “I’ve been studying her short stories and she’ll make very strange juxtapositions of images in her stories.”

Michigan Public Radio Network

On WestSouthwest, a Kalamazoo couple tells us what it means to have  their marriage recognized in Michigan. And the shroud of secrecy over donations in the state's judicial elections. 



A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling made marriage legal for Jonathan and Gabriel Renteria-Elyea, but it may not have been possible without a cookie sheet left behind in 2007. 

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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Rich Robinson says a culture of unregulated and unreported spending has highlighted judicial campaigns in Michigan since 2000.