Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

Emanuel Neculai

So you think you've got an idea for a project to improve your community. Now what? Finding the money to make it a reality isn't easy. That's especially true for smaller-scale projects that might not interest foundations and other established funders. But the Urban Democracy Feast project hopes to change that in Kalamazoo.


"MARTIN, MI - The J.C. Wheeler Library stood in a shambles Wednesday morning after a car with a broken tie rod crashed through the sign and the building's front picture window shortly before midnight Tuesday." (MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

"When you think 'military gear' and local police, you may think body armor and Humvees, rifles and binoculars. But definitely not snowshoes." (Bridge Magazine)

"Republicans are lambasting Democratic state Rep. Stephanie Chang's proposal to require parents who home school their children to register with a local school district and check in twice annually with medical, government or law enforcement authorities." (The Detroit News)

"Battle Creek Chief Jim Blocker said a new police headquarters will need to mirror the department's commitment to its community. 'People want more transparency, they want more openness,' Blocker told city commissioners during a workshop Tuesday." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

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