What up Kzoo? I joined the Townsquare Media team from Detroit and am now enjoying the role as Digital Managing Editor for Townsquare Media Kalamazoo/ Battle Creek. I graduated from Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield, MI in 2012. After working at a Top-40 station in Detroit, I moved to Kalamazoo in 2017, and it's the best move I ever made. I'm a lover of all music, a vocalist, wrestling commentator for the Kalamazoo promotion Independence Pro Wrestling, and obsessed with music and entertainment. Catch me weekdays on 103.3 KFR 10 AM - 3 PM & Weekends on 1077 RKR.
Discovering Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Water Falls
Over the week of Labor Day, I set out to the Upper Peninsula for the first time on an extended vacation to stay in Iron River and discover some of the waterfalls. I left Labor Day morning and returned Saturday evening and it was a pretty incredible trip.
There’s A Bigfoot Motel In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
It was an entire motel dedicated to Bigfoot called the Bigfoot Hideaway. The entire outside of the motel is painted to look like the woods, with multiple references to the mythical creature all over the building and grounds.
Mark Twain Was Apparently Not A Fan Of Michigan’s Wooden Highways
Mark Twain’s impression of the Kalamazoo and Grand Rapids Plank Road was that 'It would have been good if some unconscionable scoundrel had not now and then dropped a plank across it.'
First Racially Integrated School In Michigan Started In 1837 By Laura Haviland
In 1832, after moving to Michigan Territory from western New York, Laura helped organize the Logan Female Anti-Slavery Society, the first anti-slavery organization in Michigan. In 1837, she and her husband Charles founded the Raisin Institute, the first racially integrated school in Michigan.
Michigan Paranormal Investigator Captures UFO On Ghost Cam
What was a night of paranormal investigating at the Randolph County Asylum in Indiana, turned into a moment where he felt he may have had an encounter with a UFO
You Can Adopt A Two-Headed Cat At Jackson County Animal Shelter
RARE FIND. Adopt this 2 headed cat and you get a great deal! Only $80!!! Double love. Sour Cream & Onion are ready to go home today!
WATCH: Did Michigan Couple Capture Disembodied Voice In Cemetery?
While walking around a cemetery and filming we got some audio that clearly has some other talking on it....no claims to ghosts but definitely not something we can explain.
Book Set In Michigan’s U.P. Set For Movie Adaptation Starring Daisy Ridley
Helena Pelletier has a loving husband, two beautiful daughters, and a business that fills her days. But she also has a secret: she is the product of an abduction. Her mother was kidnapped as a teenager by her father and kept in a remote cabin in the marshlands of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.
Evidence Still Remains of Michigan’s Wooden Highways
Michigan has some major highways in 131, I-94, and I-75, but there was once a time when Michigan was known for its wooden highways. In fact, US-131 used to be a plank road when it was first constructed.
Did You Know The Mineral Shigaite Was Discovered In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula?
I came across a feature article that talked about how the Shigaite mineral was first discovered in the Upper Peninsula in the Bengal Mine in Stambaugh, Iron County, in 1951 and what the gem looks like.