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

Kristina Mollenhauer

Retired educator Erik Mollenhauer says we face an "extinction of experience." Sitting indoors all day, online and playing with our mobile phones, Mollenhauer says we're losing a critical connection to the natural world. He'll speak about the issue in South Haven on Tuesday, June 28.


An encore presentation of a WestSouthwest on the Kalamazoo Promise and the "bang for the buck" of scholarship programs. 


On WestSouthwest, we sit down with Kalamazoo College President Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran before she retires at the end of the month. And we talk with Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow about the chances of a Donald Trump victory in Michigan. 


Wisconsin Public Radio

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says he doesn’t see how the numbers add up to a Donald Trump victory in Michigan. But he tried to come with a scenario where Trump could at least get within striking distance. 

Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College President Wilson-Oyelaran says her retirement comes at a time when liberal arts colleges are facing greater scrutiny.