History and music
7:47 am
Wed November 6, 2013

WestSouthwest: Author and musician Ned Sublette

Ned Sublette
Credit Chicago Review Press


Ned Sublette splits his time between writing books about history and writing and performing music. A two day visit to Kalamazoo has allowed him a chance to show off both talents. 

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Kellogg and Wilmar
7:49 am
Wed October 30, 2013

WestSouthwest: Protesting Kellogg's involvement with Singapore company

Kellogg Company Headquarters - file photo
Credit WMUK

The group Forest Heroes has spent part of the fall calling for Kellogg to end its partnership with agribusiness corporation Wilmar International. 

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7:27 am
Wed October 30, 2013

WestSouthwest: PromiseNet 2013

File photo
Credit WMUK

For the last eight years researcher Michelle Miller-Adams has been examining the impact of the Kalamazoo Promise and how other communities have launched their own programs. 

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We Are One
7:31 pm
Tue October 22, 2013

WestSouthwest: Battle Creek Enquirer e-book examines race and diversity in Battle Creek

Cover of "We Are One"
Credit Battle Creek Enquirer

Battle Creek Enquirer reporter Justin Hinkley opens We Are One with a story about his fourth grade class at Post Elementary School. 

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Saugatuck-Douglas consolidation
9:11 pm
Tue October 15, 2013

WestSouthwest: Should Saugatuck and Douglas merge?

Saugatuck and Douglas
Credit Erin Wilkinson

In November voters in Saugatuck and Douglas will decide whether the two towns should consolidate into one. 

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