The Richard Piet Show

Richard's Top Guests 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…
TRPS This Week
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 C…
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…
KCC's O'Connell Knows 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: Small Stuff Matters
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…
Bizon Decries DPS 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…
Dalton Case Next Steps
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...
Public Comment TIme Changes
A recent ordinance approved by Battle Creek City Commissioners to streamline public comment at Commission meetings was meant as a streamlining and more common sense approach to hearing from the public, according to Commissioner Lynn Ward Gray...
The Green Bins Are Coming!
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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