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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6:23 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

E. Coli found at Allegan beach

There is a swimming advisory at West Side County Park in Allegan today where the Allegan County Health Department found high levels of E. Coli at the beach.
ALLEGAN, MI -- A swimming advisory has been issued Tuesday for West Side County Park in Allegan after water samples yielded high E. coli levels. The water was sampled on Monday by the Allegan County Health Department. The test readings exceeded the standard for full-body contact (300 E.
6:19 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

High child abuse, neglect rates in Michigan

Child abuse and neglect in Michigan is more than 50 percent higher than the national average.
The number of abused and neglected Michigan children rose in recent years, during a period when state spending on abuse and neglect prevention plummeted. The state's rate of abuse and neglect, below the national average as recently as 2006, is now more than 50 percent higher than the national rate.
6:13 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Texas Township company to layoff more than 100

IndyMac Mortgage handles mortgages for a bank called OneWest out of California.
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There's grim news out of Kalamazoo County, where Newschannel 3 has learned a company is planning to shed dozens of employees. It's happening at IndyMac Mortgage Services, which has an office outside Kalamazoo in Texas Township. IndyMac is the mortgage management division for OneWest, a bank headquartered in Pasadena, Calif.
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3:44 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Utility surcharge to help low-income heat bills

The state Senate finally passed a bill approving a fifty million dollar fund to help those residents with heat bills through a $1 surcharge.
A $50 million fund to help low-income Michiganders keep their heat on in the winter received final passage in the state Senate Thursday. By a vote of 34-4, the Senate concurred in changes made to the bill in the House of Representatives last week. The bill now moves to Gov.
5:36 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

Richland, Schoolcraft number one in DUI arrests

Those cities had the most drunk driving arrests per police officer in the state 2012.
RELATED: Search tool shows DUI arrest details and police rankings in your area. RICHLAND, MI - On paper, seven police officers made 127 arrests for drunken driving last year in the Kalamazoo County villages of Richland and Schoolcraft. But in reality, Schoolcraft Police Chief Bryan Campbell and Richland Police Chief Jeff Mattioli say three officers - Matt Britton in Schoolcraft and Sgt.

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