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.
Exploring the Abandoned Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park near Jackson, Michigan
Kids no longer take a break on road trips at the now abandoned Prehistoric Forest Amusement Park in the resort area of Southern Michigan known as the Irish Hills south of Jackson.
These ‘Pinky & The Brain’ Bookends from 1996 Accurately Foresaw 2020’s Chaos
Bookends produced in 1996 for the animated series 'Pinky and the Brain' may have been able to give us some predictions about the chaos that was the year 2020.
Here Are All The Strange Things Michigan Has or Will Drop On New Years Eve
Well we can't out weird those two states but we can out-cool them with the list of things we've been known to drop. Some of the events are put on hold or are changed this year to accommodate for social distancing, but I'm hopeful we'll be gathered next New year's Eve in 202…
Who Stole Benton Harbor’s 17 Foot Tall Santa Claus?
The Santa statue was broken down into pieces and stored in the old J.C. Penney building in the Orchards Mall. Orchards Mall administrator Christina Castaneda believes that whoever took it must have been working in the mall
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
Check Out This Skeleton Wedding That Took Place In Michigan
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