Earlene McMichael | WMUK

Having a strong social network has a positive effect on the health of senior citizens. But here's the thing: Finding a partner and friends can be tougher for older adults. 


On WestSouthwest, the city of Kalamazoo's master plan is available for public review. And assessing the already crowded fields for U.S. House in Southwest Michigan as well as U.S. Senate.

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Western Michigan University Political Science Professor John Clark says the “Trump phenomenon” shows that people without a traditional resume can run against the establishment even of their own party and still win.


What do Kalamazoo residents want the city look like in 2025, and how can it happen? A 15 month process to develop a new master plan has been trying to answer those questions.


On WestSouthwest, a Kalamazoo man who served in the Air Force before his gender transition discusses gender identity in the military. And the latest reports on campaign finance for the 2018 election.