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Dr. Joe Schwarz No Longer Employed By Grace Health
Dr. Joe Schwarz is no longer working at Grace Health after more than 20 years serving the community at that office.
The Battle Creek Enquirer says that Dr. Schwarz, an ear, nose and throat specialist, told them that Grace Health told him that they would no longer be providing ENT services, with his l…
Snow Showers Possible This Week
The National Weather Service forecast for Battle Creek is calling for on-and-off chances for snow as the week goes on.
Generally, a 20 to 40 percent chance of snow exists through Thursday.
The forecast does not suggest significant accumulation with the storms, though potential slick spots on roads at …
Domenico Discusses Ethics Ordinance Concerns
Battle Creek City Commissioner Jeff Domenico, the lone dissenter in a vote of commissioners to pass an ethics ordinance recently, talked with The Richard Piet Show on WBCK about his reasons for doing so.
Domenico discussed concerns that the ordinance, which passed 8-1 on January 5, doesn't go far eno…
Choose Your Words Carefully
One of the best ways we have at our disposal to look smart is how we speak - both written and verbal. I'm always intrigued when someone comes up with a list like this. It's interesting to see how many of these I've seen myself - or (shudder) how many I may have done myself...
Help Available For Healthcare Enrollment
A collaboration called Enroll Calhoun County is beginning a series of public information sessions to help local residents navigate the national Healthcare Marketplace, starting Monday, December 1. For more information, call 269-341-6104.
According to the organization's press release, several ses…
Join Us For Black Friday Brunch
After you've been up early shopping on Black Friday, join us for the Black Friday Brunch at Territorial Brewing Company - and take advantage of special pricing and menu selections! The Richard Piet Show moves from the studio to Territorial Brewing Company from 8-9am, when doors open for the spe…
Blocker Offers Thoughts On Ferguson
During an appearance on The Richard Piet Show Wednesday on WBCK, Battle Creek Police Chief Jim Blocker paused from a discussion of shopping safety to talk about the outcome of the Michael Brown case in Ferguson, Missouri.
"We have to open up all lines of communication," he said...
Police: Remember Shopping Safety
Battle Creek Police are among those working to remind shoppers to be safe during the onset of the holiday shopping season. Chief Jim Blocker and Officer Mark Tillman tell The Richard Piet Show shoppers should be mindful of potential situations where they can be vulnerable to crime while shopping in …
Don’t Botch The Bird
T-minus two days and counting until Thanksgiving. Is your turkey thawing? Are you sure you have covered all the bases to make sure the bird doesn't get bungled?
No worries. Butterball Turkey Talk-Line experts are standing by, ready to answer your questions...

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