Newspapers and Magazines
Kalamazoo's daily paper is the Kalamazoo Gazette. Western Michigan University's The Western Herald student newspaper is published Monday-Thursday throughout the academic year. Flashes Shopping Guide appears weekly.
Local magazines include Bloodlines, featuring various breeds of dogs; Coonhound Bloodlines; Hunting Retriever; Business Outlook for West Michigan; and Third Coast, a magazine by the Western Michigan University English Department.
A number of journals are associated with WMU that cover business, accounting, drama, Medieval studies, and sociology. Fetzer Institute publishes Advances, a journal on body health.
Television and Radio
Kalamazoo has one network, one independent, and one television station. The city has four AM radio stations, with news formats, one with a sports format, and one with music format. Two of the seven local FM-radio stations adult contemporary music formats, while the formats of other five include Top 40, classic rock, alternative classical music, and an independent format.
Media Information: The Kalamazoo Gazette, 401 Burdick St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007; telephone (269)345-3511
City of Kalamazoo home page. Available www.ci.kalamazoo.mi.us
Kalamazoo County community profile. Available.multimag.com/county/mi/kalamazoo/demo.html
Kalamazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau. able www.kazoofun.com
Kalamazoo Gazette. Available www.mlive.com/kzgazette
Kalamazoo Public Library. Available www.kpl.gov
Kalamazoo Public Schools. Available www.kalamazoopublicschools.com
Kalamazoo Regional County Chamber of Commerce. Available www.kazoochamber.com
Connable, Al (Alfred Barnes) as told to Tom Thinnes, Michigan Man: The Life and Times of Kalamazoo's Al Connable (Allegan Forest, MI: Priscilla Press, 2000)
Durant, Samuel W., and Ruth Marian Robbins Monteith, History of
Kalamazoo County, Michigan: with illustrations and biographical sketches of its prominent men and pioneers (Evansville, IN: Unigraphic, 1976)
Lane, Kit, Built on the Banks of the Kalamazoo (Douglas, MI: Pavilion Press, 1993)
Massie, Larry B. and Peter J. Schmitt, Kalamazoo: The Place Behind the Products (Sun Valley, CA: American Historical Press, 1998)
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