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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4:17 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Mattawan Receives Grant for Downtown Improvements

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The grant will go towards a parking lot, water main and sewer repairs, and a small park.
MATTAWAN, MI -- The village of Mattawan has received a $285,885 grant for infrastructure improvements along Murray Street. The Community Development Block Grant was announced today by state Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R-Lawton), state Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker (R-Lawton) and village officials at Mattawan Village Hall Friday.
3:29 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Greg Roehrick, WMU Theatre Professor, Dies at Age 60

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In his 35 years of teaching at WMU, Roehrick was awarded a WMU Teaching Excellence Award, a College of Fine Arts Outstanding Service Award, and a College of Fine Arts Dean's Teaching Award.
KALAMAZOO- Greg D. Roehrick, a Western Michigan University professor of theatre who served as scenic designer for more than 125 University Theatre productions, died Feb. 25. He was 60. Roehrick joined the WMU faculty in 1978 and taught design and technical production courses. He served the Department of Theatre as director of design and technical production.
Local Music
5:48 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

House Concerts: Less Like Speakeasies, More Like Family Gatherings

Away Game playing at Milhouse
Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

If you want to see a local band in Kalamazoo, you might check out venues like Shakespeare’s Pub, Old Dog Tavern, or maybe even the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. But there’s more live music going on in this town than meets the eye—in the private homes of local musicians and their fans.

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Architecture
6:52 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

Curvy and Green: K-College's Arcus Center Will Be One of a Kind

Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Construction on Kalamazoo College’s new Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership reminds us why it’s important to measure twice and cut once. Masons on the site say it's one of the most complicated jobs they've ever done.

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5:37 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Resignation Creates Third Vacancy on Kalamazoo School Board

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Kalamazoo Public Schools board trustee Mark Totten announced his resignation Friday. Totten did not give a reason for resigning, but he is running for Michigan Attorney General this November.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- For the third time since August, the Kalamazoo Public Schools needs to fill a vacancy on its seven-member school board. Trustee Mark Totten has announced he is resigning his seat on the board, effective at the end of the month. In August, board Treasurer Ervin Armstrong resigned for personal reasons.

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