On WestSouthwest, a former long-time station manager joins us to look back at some of WMUK's 65 years. And MiBiz Reporter Nick Manes updates us on efforts to take advantage of high speed trains, and to limit  favorable property tax appeals for retailers.


Economic developers see an opportunity to take advantage of future high speed rail service in Southwest Michigan. 

Garrard Macleod’s career at WMUK predates those call letters. He began working at WMCR as a student in the 1950’s. He joined the staff full time as a classical music announcer in 1959. 


On WestSouthwest, the United Way for the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region sets long-term goals for some issues in Southwest Michigan. And the possible "Trump effect" in one Kalamazoo area State House race. 


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If Donald Trump is a drag on the Republican ticket it could become very apparent in one Southwest Michigan state House race.