West Michigan: Newsmakers Sep 19, 2007




WLKM becomes K-Wings exclusive home

The Kalamazoo Wings, proud member of the International Hockey League, have announced WLKM (95.9 FM) will be the exclusive radio home for K-Wings hockey. Since the Kalamazoo Wings re-established their radio network back in 2002, fans have enjoyed listening to K-Wings’ games on WLKM. With their new agreement, the K-Wings and their exclusive radio home, based in Three Rivers, Michigan, can continue to have games reach a coverage area that spans over 11 Southwest Michigan counties. Also with the new agreement, WLKM gains the rights to be the on-air home for the Kalamazoo Wings Weekly Coaches Show, “K-Wings Live”. This season the show will originate Monday’s 7-8 p.m. from the newly renovated Old Burdick’s Bar and Grill, located inside the Holiday Inn West off of South 11th Street. The season debut of “K-Wings Live” will be Monday, October 8th... Read entire press release (wingsstadium.com)

Kalamazoo Gazette:

For more than nine years, an unmistakable voice -- gravelly, unstable and labored, yet warm and comforting -- has greeted thousands of National Public Radio listeners in Michigan for two hours each weekday morning. That voice belongs to award-winning radio personality Diane Rehm, host of the syndicated talk show bearing her name, which attracts a national audience of about 1.65 million and can be heard via satellite in Europe, in Japan and at U.S. military bases worldwide. Her show's guest list during its 27-year history reads like a Who's Who of the political, arts and literary scenes -- Bill Clinton, Dick Cheney, Julie Andrews, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Deepak Chopra and Toni Morrison. On Tuesday, Rehm will give a free public lecture at Western Michigan University, organized by the WMU Graduate Student Advisory Committee. The talk was originally set for March 13, then April 2, but was rescheduled again because Rehm had pneumonia... Diane Rehm overcomes doubts, health struggles to stay behind the mic (Wed, 9/19)







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