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  • Police Contracts, Disasters & Jails

    Saturday, July 16, 2011

    Holland First Ward Councilman Mike Trethewey and Allegan Co. Commissioner Terry Burns (R-Saugatuck Twp.) comment on a new Holland police contract, the storms that struck the Lakeshore, and the ongoing efforts to build a new Allegan County Jail, during the July 17, 2011 weekly public affairs program.

  • Mourning in GR; Covenant in Holland

    Saturday, July 09, 2011

    During the July 10 public affairs program: Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell speaks on the July 7 shooting rampage that left eight persons dead; remarks from the July 5 US Armed Forces Military Community Covenant ceremony on the steps of the Holland Museum.

  • Dunes, Greeks & Heroes

    Saturday, July 02, 2011

    During the July 3, 2011 public affairs program: Attorney Jim Bruinsma talks about a proposed settlement between Saugatuck Township and Aubrey McClendon over zoning issues on dune land at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River; Congressman Bill Huizenga talks about tensions in Greece as that nation's economic woes could be a sign of things to come worldwide; and Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra talks about a special Tuesday ceremony signifying his community's commitment to honor those who serve our country.

  • Backlash from Gay Rights Vote; Legalize Pot?

    Saturday, June 25, 2011

    Fourth Ward Holland City Councilman Bob Vande Vusse talks about the backlash over the rejection of an amendment that would put sexual preference and gender identity among the "protected classes" in Holland's anti-discrimination ordinances; Zeeland Congressman Bill Huizenga discusses the President's Afghanistan troop pull-out plans and a bill that would legalize marijuana that has been introduced in the US House. This public affairs program aired on June 26, 2011.

  • Changing How Business Grows in Michigan

    Saturday, June 18, 2011

    Comments from Michigan Economic Development Corporation President Mike Finney during his speech before the Holland Area Chamber of Commerce on June 14, 2011 are the focus of the June 19, 2011 weekly public affairs program.

  • Beer Tents, Judicial Reform & Gay Rights

    Saturday, June 11, 2011

    During the June 12, 2011 Public Affairs Program: Dale Zahn of the Ottawa County Fair talks about not getting a beer tent for the 2012 event; Assistant Ottawa Co. Prosecutor Craig Bunce talks about judicial reform in Michigan; and Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra talks about an anti-gay discrimination ordinance proposal that will go before the City Council for consideration.

  • Medical Marijuana Debate Continues

    Friday, June 03, 2011

    The spotlight is on medical marijuana as Holland Assistant City Manager Greg Robinson and US House Representative Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) share their thoughts during the June 5, 2011 public affairs program.

  • A Poignant Memorial Day; State Budget Passed

    Saturday, May 28, 2011

    During the May 29, 2011 weekly public affairs program, US House Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) talks about his trip to the Middle East, while state House Rep. Joe Haveman (R-Holland) talks about a state budget passed months before the Oct. 1 deadline.

  • School Funding Update

    Thursday, May 19, 2011

    The spotlight is on school funding in Michigan during the May 22, 2011 public affairs program, with comments from Holland School Superintendent Brian Davis and former Michigan Economic Development Corporation CEO Doug Rothwell.

  • Welcome Back to Governor at Tulip Time

    Saturday, May 14, 2011

    The May 15, 2011 public affairs program featured remarks by Governor Rick Snyder and Mayor Kurt Dykstra during the Governor's visit to Holland for Tulip Time on May 11, 2011.