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Wendy’s Founders Dave Thomas Learned His Most Important Business Lessons in Kalamazoo, MI
What would Dave have to say about 'Dynamic Pricing'?. Wendy's ranks among America's most beloved (and most expensive) fast food chains. Their recent announcement about plans to introduce a new dynamic/surge menu pricing system in 2025 was met with a lot of backlash. Like, a lot. The strategy behind making...
There Are Now 3 Cannabis Consumption Lounges In The State Of Michigan
The lounge is similar to a bar-- except there's no alcohol. The state of Michigan has been a leader in the cannabis industry since first making it legal for recreational consumption for adults 21+ in 2018. At the time Michigan was the first state in the Midwest to legalize recreational...
Paw Paw's Miller becomes first girl from school to compete in individual state finals
PAW PAW, Mich. — First place sure would be a nice finish for Angel Miller, but there's still something special about being the first ever. Miller will be just that: the first girl from Paw Paw high school to compete in the MHSAA girls individual state finals at Ford Field this weekend, made all the more impressive by her doing it in her first year of wrestling.
Kalamazoo Meth Dealer Sentenced to 20 Years for Distributing Drugs from Phoenix and Las Vegas
A Kalamazoo man, Rocky Parker, 48, has been handed a hefty 20-year prison sentence for his role in funneling methamphetamine from other states into Michigan, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Michigan Mark Totten announced Thursday. Parker, identified by officials as a large-scale meth dealer, was caught after tips triggered an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Kalamazoo Valley Enforcement Team (KVET).
Gene "The Pumpkin Man" brings color to Michigan pumpkin farm
KALAMAZOO, Michigan — Michigan is loyal to their colors. Honolulu blue, Michigan maize — but for Gene Rhodes, an 88-year-old in Kalamazoo, his heart belongs to orange. You may know him by his other name. “I could be Gene the Apple man, I could be Gene the Peach...
Dive into Flavor: Top 3 Seafood Spots in Kalamazoo
In this article, we'll explore three exceptional seafood restaurants in Kalamazoo. Have you had the opportunity to dine in any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
AUDIO: USPS not consolidating 17 post offices locally
KALAMAZOO, MI (WKZO AM/FM) – The U.S. Postal Service has been trying to consolidate its offices for a couple of years now and meeting stiff resistance from local unions and communities fearful of losing their post offices. You may have seen their ads on TV. It’s called the Delivering...
Kalamazoo Bike Store Kzoo Swift Will Vacate Corner Mall To New Location
There is a corner strip mall on South Westnedge in Kalamazoo that is about to be almost completely vacant, and one has to wonder why. For the longest time, Kzoo Swift was the staple business that resided on the corner of Forest St and Westnedge, with many other businesses coming and going. But recently it was announced that soon, there will be nearly no active businesses in that corner mall.
First of its kind marijuana consumption lounge opens in Kalamazoo
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A brand new marijuana business is the first of its kind in West Michigan. Customers can consume marijuana where they buy it. Only Alien Cannabis Company in Kalamazoo is already unique in its own right, being the first consumption lounge on this side of the state. But it's the ability to go from seed to smoke that makes it unique to the entire state.
Bloomingdale, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Delton Kellogg High School basketball team will have a game with Black River High School on February 28, 2024, 16:30:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Get free CDL training in southwest Michigan
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (WNDU) - If office jobs aren’t for you, and you’re tired of staying in the same place, you can get training to hit the open road starting this March. Michigan Works! is offering free Commercial Drivers License, or CDL, training starting on March 11 at the South Haven Lake Michigan College campus.
'Pay attention to those warnings,' Lawton resident says of severe storm damage
LAWTON, Mich. — A powerful storm made its way through West Michigan Tuesday night, causing damage and power outages in multiple counties. News Channel 3 spoke to one home owner in Lawton who said the February storm was one of the craziest systems he's ever seen. "It’s definitely one...
Are the Kalamazoo Metro Buses Wrapped in Ohio State Colors on Purpose?
We take great pride in our Michigander-ness in these parts, and often use Ohio as our punching bag for fun. That's most apparent during football season when the Wolverines lineup across the ball from the (b)uckeyes to finish the season. So, it's safe to say, when Michigan eyes are drawn to Grey and Scarlet colors, it should be an immediate red flag.
Michigan Pet Owners Beware of Dangerous Coyotes
Coyotes can be very dangerous to young children and small pets as they are being caught on video attacking at a higher rate than ever. If you haven't seen or heard coyotes in Michigan yet, you likely will at some point. The coyote population isn't necessarily increasing. However, they are popping up in broad daylight in heavily populated areas looking for food more than ever. If you've heard a weird sound like multiple animals laughing, you probably heard a pack of coyotes. This sound is being heard late a night on the West side of Kalamazoo lately. You can hear them in the video below.
South Haven S.H.A.P.E. founder honored for local water safety advocacy
SOUTH HAVEN, Mich. — A South Haven woman was honored with the National Drowning Prevention Alliance's, or NDPA, Community Lifesaver Award Thursday. After four people drowned in Lake Michigan in 2022, Heather Welsh-Johnson began walking across her community's beaches, educating beachgoers about the hazards of the lake, according to the Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, or GLSRP.
Portage officers seek stolen vehicle that hit cruiser, led chase into Kzoo
PORTAGE, Mich. — Public safety officers are looking for a suspect they say hit a patrol car with a stolen vehicle Thursday afternoon. The Portage Department of Public Safety (PDPS) says their officers spotted a vehicle that was reported stolen recently at Meadows Apartments. We’re told officers tried to...
10 most expensive homes sold in Portage and Vicksburg, Feb. 19-25
A house in Kalamazoo that sold for $850,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Portage and Vicksburg in the past week. In total, 25 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $253,283. The average price per square foot was $179.
Overnight storms spawn tornadoes reports, power outages
Extreme weather and severe thunderstorms swept through Michigan overnight Tuesday, spawning reports early Wednesday of damage, power outages, and three tornadoes near Grand Blanc, Marshall and Lawton. In a video posted to social media, lightning illuminated dark skies as rain and hail pummeled buildings and cars, but as of early morning, the National Weather Service had no reports of serious injuries or fatalities. ...
How to Watch Western Michigan vs. North Dakota - NCAA Men’s Hockey (3/1/24) | Channel, Stream, Preview
GRAND FORKS, ND -- In the beginning of an important two-game weekend, the Western Michigan Broncos look for a statement win against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks on Friday night. Watch NCAA Hockey on FuboTV (7-day free trial) The Broncos come into Grand Forks after another tough road matchup last...