Mark Frankhouse joined the Townsquare Media team from Detroit and is now enjoying the role of Assistant Director of Content for the Kalamazoo Market and one-half of The Rocker Morning Show w/ Meatball on Kalamazoo's Rock Station 107.7 RKR. He graduated from Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield, MI in 2012. After working at a Top-40 station in Detroit, he moved to Kalamazoo in 2017, and it was the best move he ever made. A lover of all music, a vocalist, a former wrestling commentator, and an avid collector of shiny cardboard, Mark lives to entertain. Southwest Michigan is now his permanent home and he looks forward to being able to entertain and inform the community of everything going on near you.
10 Years Ago, Allegan Baby Weighing 8 lbs. 9 oz. Born At 10 am on 11/12/13
Nicholas Wittle, who is now 10 years old. He was born at Borgess Medical Center weighing in at 8 lbs. 9 oz. when his mother gave birth to him at 10 am on November 12, 2013. So for those of you keeping score at home, that’s 8, 9,10,11,12,13
Michigan Walmarts Adding Sensory Friendly Hours; Changes Shoppers Can Expect
Walmart radio will be turned off during these hours, and the lights in the store will be dimmed in areas that are available and they will also be switching any televisions to static images. During the back-to-school season, they tested this out and had a lot of positive feedback
The Only Universally-Accessible Waterfall in the United States Is in Ocqueoc, Michigan
This is the only named waterfall in the Lower Peninsula and also happens to be the largest in the peninsula.
You Can Still Get Ticketed For Warming Your Car Up In Michigan, Here’s Where.
Luckily because the law was changed, vehicle owners can now warm up their vehicles in their driveways without the risk of getting a ticket.
Someone In Grand Rapids Is Selling Iconic Scooby Doo Mystery Machine
Well, somebody in Grand Rapids is actually selling a custom mystery machine. The vehicle is currently for sale for $10,000 and it’s a classic 1965 Chevy van.
Iconic Detroit Greyhound Facility To Be Demolished For Ambassador Bridge Plaza
Crain's Detroit Business reports that the former Greyhound facility on West Fort Street will be demolished by the Morouns as part of a new bridge plaza. The building at 2300 W. Fort St. opened in 1948 as a Greyhound bus garage.
Steve Austin Zamboni Moment In Detroit At Joe Louis Arena Now A Funko Pop
A lot of people remember the infamous Zamboni incident where Stone Cold Steve Austin drove the Red Wings Zamboni into the arena and attacked Vince McMahon.
Michigan Was Originally Located In The Central Time Zone
The Upper Peninsula originally didn't recognize daylight savings time and was entirely on Central Time when the Uniform Time Act took hold in 1967, but in 1973 all but 4 counties ( Dickinson, Gogebic, Iron, and Menominee) switched over to EST.
The Strange Story of Jackson, Michigan’s Mr. Chicken
The story goes that in December, 1996 a rooster was left outside in a snow storm. But luckily he was found by a local vet, Tim England, but its two feet were frozen to the point where they needed amputation
Trick-Or-Treating May Soon Be Ending In Michigan All Together
I worry that neighborhoods at once a good amount of kids coming through will eventually become ghost towns for the tradition.
Warn Other Southwest Michigan Parents of Houses Giving THIS To Kids on Halloween
But when your child comes home from trick or treating tonight it’s important that you check their candy bag because there could be a potentially serious situation that may lurk within the pile of delicious candy.
Bobblehead HOF Release Kalamazoo Lassies & Grand Rapids Chicks Champion Bobbleheads
Seeing as the league started in 1943, each Bobblehead is individually numbered to 1943 and they are only available through the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum‘s online store.