WestSouthwest

Interviews with news makers and discussion of topics important to Southwest Michigan. Heard Monday and Thursday mornings at 9:30. With an afternoon rebroadcast both days at 3:30

Courtesy Matt Grocoff

Matt Grocoff says today’s children may grow up in a world without power outages. The founder of the Ann Arbor based Thrive Collaborative says that’s part of the promise of “net-zero” buildings.


NASA / Wikimedia Commons

Kalamazoo Astronomical Society President Richard Bell says the weather on Earth can get in the way of observing Mars, but he says dust storms on the Red Planet could also impair the view.


Gordon Evans / WMUK

Don Wickstra has been a dentist for 40 years in Hamilton. At the age of 65, Wickstra says he is thinking about the next chapter of his life. After serving on a number of local boards, Wickstra thinks he can make a difference.


Courtesy of the Heritage Museum & Cultural Center.

Actor Terry Lynch says his one man production tells the story of some of the people who died when the S.S. Eastland capsized 103 years ago, but he also wanted to tell the stories of survivors.


Fran Dwight / On the Ground Edison/Southwest Michigan's Second Wave

Theresa Coty O’Neil says photographs from the 1950’s show a vibrant Washington Square in Kalamazoo’s Edison Neighborhood. Her story for the On the Ground Edison Project from Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave tells the story of trying to recreate that atmosphere.


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