Rebecca Thiele

Announcer & Producer

Rebecca Thiele became the Arts & More producer for WMUK in 2011. Rebecca also assists the station with social media practices and occasionally anchors during All Things Considered. She is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

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Storytelling
7:15 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

'The Moth' regular to tell tales at local storytelling fest

Credit courtesy of Allison Downey

Allison Downey is a singer-songwriter, an associate professor of elementary education at Western Michigan University, and a renowned storyteller. Downey will be one of about seven storytellers at this year's storytelling festival at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum on Saturday.

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Station News
4:29 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Meet 'Arts & More' producer Erin Williams

WMUK Producer Erin Williams in the news studio

Arts & More's Executive Producer Rebecca Thiele chats with new arts producer Erin Williams

Williams recently completed a year-long fellowship with St. Louis Public Radio where she reported on race and cultural issues in the area.

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4:11 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Audit finds Vicksburg lost $600,000 in unbilled water, sewer

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The village also used money to cover debts at Angels Crossing Golf Club and to pay for several unexplained expenditures.
VICKSBURG, MI - An internal audit by the village of Vicksburg revealed "significant oversights by previous administrations" that include the loss of $600,000 due to unbilled water and sewer hookups, use of village funds to cover cost overruns at the village golf course, and "unusual expenditures."
3:39 pm
Tue January 21, 2014

Judge sentences Elizabeth Campbell to pay $14,000, probation

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The Portage City Councilwoman will serve two years’ probation as well as one day in jail.
KALAMAZOO, MI - After her theft of more than $39,000 from the Portage Rotary Club was discovered last year, Elizabeth Campbell admitted her misdeeds and since then, has worked to pay back what she stole.
Hobbies & Sports
9:48 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Go dog sledding with the Husky Club

Credit courtesy of the Kalamazoo Husky Club

On Saturday, the Kalamazoo Husky Club will host sled dog rides to benefit local animal shelters. The event will be at Pets Supplies Plus on Gull Road in Kalamazoo.

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