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Andy Robins / WMUK

The nationwide shortage of school bus drivers is having an impact in Kalamazoo.

Photo of a sign reading "VOTE - Polling Place" taaken in 2017 outside the Bernhard Center at Western Michigan University
Andy Robins / WMUK

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed state Representative Steve Carra’s bid for Congress in Southwest Michigan. Carra announced earlier this year that he would challenge long time Congressman Fred Upton in next year’s Republican primary.

Eight people stand by the edge of a busy street, in front of some railroad tracks, with a brick building in the background. The demonstrators have handmade signs with messages supporting the PIO.
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

After months of negotiation, the part-time instructors’ union at Western Michigan University has reached a deal on its next contract, though members still have to ratify it.

A Michigan man charged in federal court with plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was sentenced to six years and three months in prison, according to court records.

Ty Garbin, 25, is the only member of the six men facing federal charges in the kidnapping plot to plead guilty for his role. He also received three years of supervised release following his prison sentence.

Theater Review: Much Ado About Nothing

Aug 24, 2021
Gordon Bolar / WMUK

The GhostLight Theatre in Benton Harbor staged “Much Ado About Nothing” out of doors at an old community landmark last week. WMUK’s Gordon Bolar has this review.