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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…
Michigan Gets Its Primary Moment
A few years ago, Michigan's presidential primary was moved up - to the first Tuesday in March - in hopes it would make it a more politically significant event in the national election landscape.
Tomorrow, Michiganders will have a chance to exercise that right, and it will be significant - certai…
Calhoun Commissioner Wants To Unseat Bizon in Michigan House
Calhoun County Commissioner Jim Haadsma recently announced his candidacy for Michigan House of Representatives in the 62nd District, representing Battle Creek.
The Democrat has served as a county commissioner since 2008, and appeared on The Richard Piet Show Thursday to discuss his motivation for a n…
Reporters Discuss Shooting Victims, Coverage
Despite how it may be perceived by some, covering tragedies is among the most difficult assignments a reporter can face. This week, Battle Creek Enquirer reporters Jennifer Bowman and Dillon Davis were tasked with exactly that - and in doing so, tasked with something even more difficult: Talking to …
Wiggly Tail: Adopt Madison
She's the sweetest kitty you'll ever meet, and she's ready for a new home. Meet Madison, this week's Wiggly Tail Wednesday featured pet.
Madison is about a year old according to a vet's estimates. She was a stray who was brought to the Humane Society of South Central Michigan…
Awareness, Caution Can Make Us Safer
Each looking though a host of their own experiences, Battle Creek Police Officer Chuck Pelfrey and Freedom Firearms owner Joel Fulton offered their perspectives on the Kalamazoo shootings this past weekend.
Pelfrey concurred with Kalamazoo officers quoted as saying the Saturday shootings -allegedly a…
Maturen Discusses Shootings, Flint
Rep. Dave Maturen (R-Brady Township) offered his February legislative update this week on WBCK, telling The Richard Piet Show lead pipes in Flint should not necessarily be completely replaced at the expense of the State of Michigan.
"I don't think that's going to happen," …
Richard’s Ride Extra: Lakeview Ford Collision Center
It's among the things we most dread: A vehicle crash. And, we also dread the process of getting our car repaired.
Lakeview Ford has ventured back into the body shop business with a new collision center recently opened on site at Dickman and Washington in downtown Battle Creek...

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