Mark Frankhouse joined the Townsquare Media team from Detroit as the Midday Host at 103.3 KFR and Night DJ at 104.9 The Edge. He is a graduate of Specs Howard School of Media Arts in Southfield, MI in 2012. After working at a Top-40 station in the Big D he is thrilled to call Kalamazoo/ Battle Creek his new home. Mark is a lover of all music, vocalist, and obsessed with the 80's new wave band The Clue. Listen to Mark live weekdays on 103.3 KFR 10 AM - 2 PM and on 104.9 The Edge 7 PM - Midnight.
That Time Kalamazoo Got A Shout Out On Fresh Prince of Bel Air
I discovered the beginning of an episode gives a nice tip of the hat to Kalamazoo. In season 1, episode 6: Mistaken Identity, Uncle Phil and Vivian are going on a trip to Palm Springs with his legal partner Mr. Firth and his wife.
Kalamazoo Ranks High As ‘Arson Capital’ of The U.S.
Although Kalamazoo would have ranked higher considering the 46 arson reports made in 2017, it's actually Detroit who had the most arson reports of the year, with 869.
Saddest Pup Abandoned in Crate at the Curb Finds Happy Ending
On November 10th a woman posted two pictures of a dog that was locked in it's crate and abandoned in the street on a dead end road in Kalamazoo.
Michigan Almost Has The Most Cities & Towns Out of Every State
In fact our neighboring states all made the list as well. Here is where they all landed
Union Owners Not Responsible For Harmful Sign Message
We're unsure if the owners are responsible for this or if it was an employee expressing their personal view. Regardless, you can see the video of the sign here
Visiting Traverse City Michigan’s Hippy Tree Is A Magically Vibrant Adventure
If you ever get the chance to visit Traverse City, Michigan, there is one site you must check out, the Hippie Tree.
Check Out This Skeleton Wedding That Took Place In Howell
The ceremony was taking place on a beautiful day, and not a soul had a dry eye in the audience. Let's walk you through this glorious day of two beautiful sets of bones coming together in wedded, deaded bliss
There’s A Creepy Abandoned Motel In These Woods Near Gaylord, Michigan
Imagine walking in the woods in a remote area of Michigan and you stumble upon an abandoned motel in the middle of the woods. It sounds like something out of a horror movie but it's actually a real thing.
Bell’s Launching Mango Oberon This Summer
The American Wheat Ale, which is brewed with mango, is already getting tons of positive feedback from followers
For The First Time In 87 Years, Hudsonville Fair Is Cancelled
The progression of Michigan's Safe Start Plan had a lot to do with the ultimate decision made by those in charge of the fair:
This May Be The Weirdest Graveyard In Michigan
There was one graveyard in particular in Michigan where, any spirits that haunted it wouldn't be the souls of endless breakfast buffets. Where the spirit scent of the special Big Boy Burger sauce lingers in the air.
Kalamazoo Officials Have Declared A State of Emergency
a local State of Emergency had been declared due to the planned and violent civil disturbance that occurred in Kalamazoo County overnight