I'm 95.3 WBCK's Brand Manager, and Operations Manager for Townsquare Media's Battle Creek Stations and host of the 95.3 WBCK Morning Show. I've been with the station for 29 years. I'm also a professional musician, playing the trumpet and sax in the Gull Lake Jazz Orchestra, Otsego Jazz Ensemble, Lew Boyd Band and the Kalamazoo Big Band, (which I co-lead.) You might have seen me on stage at the Great Escape Stage Company, Marshall Civic Players, and the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Civic Theaters. My wife Debbie and I live east of Climax (the Greater West Leroy Metropolitan Area) with our dogs Mugsie, Scruffy, and Ellie and cats Oscar, Lenny and Earl. I'm a big Tiger fan have a huge vegetable garden, and love local history....and the Twilight Zone!
Rockford High School Band Performs in the Macy’s Parade <video>
The Rockford High School Band was on a huge stage on Thanksgiving, as they represented West Michigan at the 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City.
Marijuana Business could bring 500 Jobs to Battle Creek
Battle Creek Unlimited is getting inquiries from businesses who want to locate large medical marijuana operations in the Fort Custer Industrial Park.
Safe Thanksgiving Cooking is Fire Marshall’s Goal
Here are safety tips for deep-frying your turkey, and for the kitchen in general.
Nine Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Identified
MSU Alzheimer's researcher Dr. Scott Counts talks about nine risk factors you should know about.
Sports: Michigan wins at Maui; MSU gearing up
Michigan beat Chaminade 102-64 in the Maui Classic. Charles Matthews had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 17 points. Michigan suffered a tough-to-take loss after playing LSU close in its opener. The Wolverines dominated the Division II Silverswords from the st…
Wiggly Tail: Adopt Pricilla
Pricilla, a Beagle-Daschound, and is about 4 or 5 months old. She weighs about 20 pounds and is almost full grown. She just needs a little love and encouragement to come out of her shell and is going to grow into and active and playful dog…a great addition to any family.
Sports: Pistons blown out by LeBron and Company
The Pistons lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers, 116-88. LeBron James scored 16 of his 18 points in the first quarter. Detroit led early, 18-17. But the Cavs made eleven 3-pointers in the first half and led 73-46 at halftime. Little Caesars Arena wasn’t sold out, …
Sports: Lions, Spartans, Pistons all win.
The Lions beat the Bears in Chicago on Sunday 27-24. The Lions were down 10-0 in the second quarter, before a fumble recovery led to their first score. But the bears came right back with a score to lead 17-7. But five minutes before the half, Matthew Stafford got it going, th…
State Rep. Maturen on Failed Auto Insurance Reform
A bill that would create three tiers of auto insurance options crashed and burned in the state legislature. State. Rep. Dave Maturen voted against the 'no-fault" reform bill and outlined his concerns talking with Tim Collins on the WBCK Morning Show.
Police Training Tuesday at Condemned Properties
The Battle Creek Police Department bomb squad will be have training exercises Tuesday, Nov. 21 at three properties that are scheduled for demolition next Spring.