Andrew Robins

News Director

Andy Robins has been WMUK's News Director since 1998 and a broadcast journalist for over 24 years. He joined WMUK's staff in 1985. Under his direction, WMUK has received numerous awards for news reporting.

Email: andrew.robins (at) wmich.edu     Phone: (269) 387 5717

Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

A Kalamazoo-area physician hopes to do something in November that no other Democrat has: unseat long-time Congressman Fred Upton. Matt Longjohn easily defeated three other Democrats in Tuesday's primary in Michigan's Sixth Congressional District.


Carlos Osorio / AP Photo

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina will not step down from disgraced MSU sports doctor Larry Nassar's appeals case. The State Department of Environmental Quality is still testing residential water wells in Parchment. Several counties in the Upper Peninsula get a federal disaster declaration, and more.

Benjamin Famiano

You may not know it but you're left-handed. We're not talking about the hand you use the most but rather the amino acids in the molecules in your body. All life in earth uses "left-handed" molecules as building blocks. And a research team led by associate Western Michigan University physics professor Michael Famiano is trying to find out why that's true, and whether the "stuff of life" was forged in the depths of space.


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Morning commuters faced extra long waits Tuesday, July 3, in Kalamazoo. A derailed train snarled traffic and affected businesses and local government offices.

Andy Robins / WMUK

With all of southwest Michigan Under an "excessive heat" warning, Kalamazoo County officials say they will opening a cooling station to help people cope. The station at the Douglass Community Association, 1000 W. Paterson Street, in Kalamazoo will be open Saturday, June 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. People can get free rides to the cooling station on Metro Transit busses.

County health officials say they are keeping an eye on heat indexes in the area and may re-open the cooling station on Sunday, July 1.

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