In recent years, some southwest Michigan counties have struggled to reduce infant mortality rates, including in Calhoun County. Recently there has been reason to feel efforts have begun to pay off.

Coming up on Tuesday's Richard Piet Show on WBCK, local leaders from Bronson Healthcare, Calhoun County and Grace Health talk about what might be at play. Hear the discussion at 8:08 a.m. on WBCK.

Also this coming week on TRPS:

  • Kalamazoo Strong is working on a special local effort to honor the late Mary Jo Nye of Battle Creek, who was lost in the February 20th shootings in Kalamazoo County. We'll talk to them on Wednesday morning about what they are planning.
  • Battle Creek City Manager Rebecca Fleury will discuss on Thursday the city's recently publicized budget challenges.

Hear The Richard Piet Show weekday mornings from 5:30-9 on WBCK.