The Richard Piet Show

Richard’s Top 5 Interviews of 2016
In 2016, there was not a lack of things to talk about - or people to meet. On The Richard Piet Show, we looked into lots of those things. We narrowed down to the five interviews we felt had the most impact in 2016.
5. Lindsay Smith, Michigan Radio - Flint Water Crisis Coverage
A young woman with old s…
Lakeview Comes Back to Voters
After a previous bond request to fund the construction of new school buildings in the Lakeview School District failed, the district will try again on May 3 with a new request which would fund building upgrades.
Lakeview Superintendent Dave Peterson tells WBCK it is critical that voters get on board a…
New Kellogg Community College President Not New To Campus
Kellogg Community College President Mark O'Connell, who became president of the college in January, didn't need a guided tour to get familiar with campus. He was the interim president for a period of time, and has served as the college vice president of administration and finance...
Tax Tip: Sweat The Small Stuff
You know the old cliche "don't sweat the small stuff," right? Well the Internal Revenue Service says inattention to the small stuff when preparing tax returns can actually trip up a taxpayer enough that their refund is delayed.
IRS Michigan spokesperson Luis Garcia tells WBCK t…
Battle Creek’s Bizon Decries Detroit Schools Deal
Rep. Dr. John Bizon (R-Battle Creek) tells WBCK he isn't certain the proposed emergency funding for Detroit Public Schools is the best option for future success in the district. Bizon said the district should seriously consider breaking up and being absorbed by neighboring, better performing di…
Understanding The Dalton Case in Kalamazoo
The outcome of a psychiatric evaluation is awaited in the Jason Dalton case in Kalamazoo. Local attorney Rich Migala tells WBCK how such an evaluation is ordered, what the procedures are and what the possible next steps will be in the case...
Battle Creek Gets More Serious About Recycling
The curbside recycling program in Battle Creek is getting a shot in the arm. In April, residents will receive a larger, 96-gallon green cart with a yellow lid which will replace the recycling bins currently being used.
City officials say it's part of a new contract Battle Creek has with its cont…

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