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

National Drive Electric Week in Kalamazoo, 2016
Bruce Brown

It's National Drive Electric Week. To raise awareness about the benefits of electric vehicles, owners of electric cars and motorcycles will be offering test rides in Kalamazoo, South Haven, and Hastings. 


We get ready for the beginning of football season on WestSouthwest.  We're joined by Western Michigan University Athletic Director Kathy Beauregard. And we look back over 100 years to when the color barrier was broken for Western's football team.

Courtesy of Western Michigan University

Notre Dame’s legendary coach Knute Rockne said he had never seen a better punter than Sam Dunlap. Fielding Yost said his University of Michigan team couldn’t slow Dunlap down, much less stop him at running back.

Waldo Stadium - file photo

Western Michigan University Athletic Director Kathy Beauregard says last football season was “a dream come true” for the Broncos, but she says the dream doesn’t stop. 


On WestSouthwest, the former director of an organization dedicated to helping non-profit groups in Kalamazoo. And the latest interview responding to our audience questions and comments about Islam.