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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...
BCCF Establishes 'Help Now!' Fund
With a starting gift from the Kellogg Company, the Battle Creek Community Foundation has established a "Help Now!" fund following the weekend's shootings in Kalamazoo in which six people were shot and killed. Three of the victims were from Battle Creek...
Task Force Helps Food Flow
When you ask Keith Williamson if this time of year is any more difficult or easy than others when it comes to feeding the hungry, he's quick with his response.
"The entire year is challenging," he said.
But, Williamson - executive director of the Food Bank of South Central Michigan - tells T…
Frisbie, Scott Discuss Audit in Clerk's Office
January 27th on The Richard Piet Show, we talked with Clerk Anne Norlander about primaries and other business. We also asked her to comment on a recent audit of the so-called "Automation Fund" she oversees as part of the budget in the clerk/register of deeds office...
Battle Creek Master Plan Visioning Tonight
Battle Creek's 20-year Master Plan review has been underway for several months. A prior community input opportunity a few months ago addressed citizens' concerns and issues. Now, city planning manager Christine Zuzga tells WBCK a session Thursday evening will focus on vision...
Wiggly Tail: Adopt Scooter
Scooter - a Shih Tzu/Beagle mix - is full of life and excitement! Born in August 2015, he is still young and has a lot of puppy in him. He's a happy boy who is ready to play and have fun!
Scooter, available for adoption now at the Humane Society of South Central Michigan, was abandoned when a yo…
Summit Pointe's Next Transition: New Board Members
The latest in the transition of Summit Pointe in Calhoun County - after its longtime CEO was convicted on embezzlement charges - is that some of its board members will step down from their positions.
Battle Creek Enquirer reporter Jennifer Bowman has covered the Erv Brinker story for more than a year…
Bolt Zaps Volt With More Charge
When the Chevrolet Volt all-electric sedan hit the market several years ago, it made waves. It was truly the first all-electric mass production car made by one of the major American automakers. But, it suffered from some drawbacks immediately...
President's Day, President's Race
One caucus and one primary are behind us in the race for president. Western Michigan University political science professor Peter Wielhouwer offered some perspective on what's next for the candidates on Monday's Richard Piet Show on WBCK...
Low Lead Levels in Battle Creek Water
A recent published report included statewide lead levels in tap water from Michigan communities, prompted by the ongoing problems with Flint water. Department of Environmental Quality figures show Battle Creek's lead level well within acceptable counts...

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