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Great Lakes governors
7:16 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Great Lakes governors' summit: A sign of progress?

Asian Carp - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Gary Wilson

    

This past weekend a meeting of governors from Great Lakes states was held on Mackinac Island. Not all of the governors attended and there were no major policy initiatives. But independent journalist Gary Wilson says just meeting is important. 

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Hobbies and Local History
6:42 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Watch blacksmiths mold metal at the 'Hammer-In'

Blacksmith Ted Guimond puts the finishing touches on a meat fork
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

This weekend Michigan blacksmiths will do demonstrations at the first West Michigan “Hammer-In.” In other parts of the state, hammer-ins are held almost every week. This event will be in South Haven at the Michigan Flywheelers Museum where Ted Guimond is blacksmith.

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WMUK News
3:01 pm
Fri May 31, 2013

South Haven woman fights for cancer survivors

Credit Women Survivors Alliance

June 2nd is National Cancer Survivor’s Day. Judy Pearson of South Haven is a breast cancer survivor and the co-founder of the Women Survivors Alliance. She and another cancer survivor, Karen Shayne, say want to support millions of other women survivors as they move through and beyond treatment. They began working on the issue four years ago. 

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Local Music
11:22 am
Fri May 31, 2013

'Let's Hear It' is WMUK's new local showcase, hosted by Cara Lieurance

Host Cara Lieurance

On Let's Hear It, it's my intention to create a place to stop by nearly every weeknight at 8 pm to hear your musician friends play their music. 

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Early childhood education
6:31 am
Fri May 31, 2013

Upjohn Institute Economist says state increase in early childhood education is "major step forward"

File photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Tim Bartik

    

Michigan's education budget for the next fiscal year includes a major increase in funding for state-funded pre-school. 

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