I have been with Townsquare Media since 2012, and currently serve as news anchor. When not at work, I spend my time listening to music of all genres and keeping up with current events.
Village Inn Apartments Condemned By Battle Creek Fire Marshal
The Village Inn Apartments has had its entire complex condemned, after inspection by the Battle Creek Fire Marshal and the City’s Building Inspector. Whether or not the buildings will be demolished remains to be seen.
Former Kalamazoo Strong Director Pleads Guilty To Embezzlement
34-year-old Rachel Kaiser pleaded guilty Monday to one count of embezzlement of more than $1,000 but less than $20,000, and one count of using a computer to commit a crime. She was accused of stealing more than $4,000 from the organization for personal purchases.
Battle Creek Apartments Evacuated After Large Fire Sunday Night
The fire reportedly started around 10:30pm Sunday. Authorities believe that everyone inside was able to get out, though at least seven residents had to be treated for smoke inhalation and one firefighter suffered from overexertion.
Nico’s Movie Non-Review: I Walked Out Of ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’
I hated every single second of what I saw of this film and would absolutely advise against any human being with any of their physical senses seeing it, it would be unfair of me to call this a movie review. Instead, just consider it a public service advisory.
Wastewater Has Been Dumping PFAS Into Kalamazoo River, DEQ Says
After the City of Kalamazoo tested their wastewater system, they determined that upwards of four times the state standard for certain types of PFAS were being discharged into the Kalamazoo River.
Battle Creek’s ‘Racist’ Stained-Glass Window Could Be Removed
The City is working with the Native American Heritage Fund to remove the image of the City Seal that is in a stained glass window in City Hall, the only place the seal remains.
Nico’s Movie Review: ‘Skyscraper’ Is Better Than It Has Any Right To Be
I've long been a believer that movies, music, and art can be derivative all they wants to be, as long as said derivative work is enjoyable in its own right. Does Skyscraper fit the bill?
Beloved Kalamazoo Mexican Eateries Underpay Employees, Feds Say
Los Amigos In Kalamazoo and Portage, and Riviera Maya in Kalamazoo, are accused of paying their staff much less than the required $7.25 federal minimum wage.
Fight Leads To Death Of Battle Creek Homeless Man Wednesday
Reports of an assault brought Battle Creek Police Officers to the 30 block of Green St. behind the Liberty Convenience Store around 11:37pm Wednesday, where they found a man unresponsive on the ground.
Why Does Southwest Michigan Need To Travel An Hour To See ‘Won’t You Be My Neighbor?’
I went and saw the new documentary chronicling Fred Rogers and his show "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" called Won't You Be My Neighbor?, and I absolutely loved it. I felt the message espoused by Mister Rodgers is one we need desperately in this day and age. The only problem was, I…