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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 school reporter instincts, Lindsey Smith is an old colleague who has found her element: Journalism.
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 County and Grace Health talk about what might be at play...
Michigan's 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 - certainly due to the way the Democrat and Republican races have sorted out so far...
Haadsma Wants BC House Seat
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 new House campaign...
Reporters Discuss Shootings
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 people when they're reeling and hurting from a tragedy...
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 recently...

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