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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Design
7:28 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

There's art on my beer: Packaging designers share their work

The box art for Rye Not? by Short's Brewing Company
Credit Imperial Beverage

When you’re at the store, how do you choose a beer? You can look at the price, the brand, the type of beer. But once you’ve narrowed it down, it’s hard not to pick the one with the nice label.

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Local Music
7:26 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Rockabilly band Delilah Dewylde and the Lost Boys celebrate 10 years

Credit courtesy of Delilah Dewylde and the Lost Boys

Local rockabilly legends Delilah Dewydle and the Lost Boys are playing tonight at 9:00 p.m. at Shakespeare’s Pub in Kalamazoo. This summer the Grand Rapids band will celebrate their 10th anniversary.

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3:47 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

State spent $200,000 to keep wolves off of one farm

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The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says it did not initiate the state’s first wolf hunt largely because of one farmer’s problems, but recent data suggests otherwise.
(Note: Search this database for attacks by wolves and compensation paid.) Taxpayers have footed the bill for more than $200,000 to assist a single controversial cattle farmer against wolf attacks, newly obtained documents by MLive.com show.
Local Music
9:44 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Blind couple finds each other after 20 years, starts funk rock band

Credit courtesy of Beyond Sight

Beyond Sight is a Kalamazoo funk rock band with a 70s feel. Husband and wife duo Steve and Rhonda Scott started the band less than a year ago in their early 40s. Rhonda plays keyboard and Steve is on drums. The band will play at The Dock at Bayview in Richland, Friday at 8:30 p.m.

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2:13 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

WMU professor, school board member dies suddenly

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Lonnie Duncan was an associate professor of counseling education and counseling psychology. He had also served on the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education since August.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Lonnie Duncan, associate professor of counseling education and counseling psychology at Western Michigan University, died suddenly Tuesday, WMU officials announced today. Duncan, 46, also had served on the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education since August, when he was appointed to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Ervin Armstrong.

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