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

Julie Ridl

If you know anything about poetry rooted in Michigan, you know about Jack Ridl. He’s the author of the poetry collections Broken Symmetry; Practicing to Walk Like a Heron; and Losing Season, all of which have won national awards. His new collection, Saint Peter and the Goldfinch, was just published by Wayne State University Press.


31 Flavors of Magic Festival

The Village of Colon hosts its fifth annual "31 Flavors of Magic Festival" on Saturday, April 27, 2019. It's organized by the local chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.


(Gongwer News Service) The Michigan Supreme Court has ruled in favor of two people falsely accused by the state of committing unemployment fraud by the state. The court says their claims against the state were filed on time and can go forward, though the Gongwer News Service reports that a court ruled that a third claim had been filed too late to continue. Thousands of Michigan employees were wrongly accused of unemployment fraud due to an error in the state’s computer system.

Unfriendly cows are reportedly on the loose in Kalamazoo County's Cooper Township. In a news release this afternoon,  the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office said it’s trying to find a small herd that got loose from a local farm. The cows have had limited contact with people and could be dangerous if approached. The sheriff asks anyone who spots the cattle to give the department a call.

(WDET) - The Democratic National Committee says the party will hold its second presidential primary debate in Detroit. It’s another sign that Michigan will be a battleground in the next election. Democratic Party officials say they plan back-to-back presidential candidate debates in Detroit at the end of July.

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