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  • Wind Power & Consolidation: Kurt Dykstra & Jim Storey

    Monday, October 15, 2012

    Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra talks about BPW Board deals for power from wind farms, while Allegan Co. Commissioner-Elect Jim Storey (R-Holland) talks about consolidating Saugatuck and Douglas into a single entity, in the Oct. 14, 2012 public affairs program.

  • Discussing the Affordable Care Act

    Monday, October 08, 2012

    During the Oct. 7, 2012 public affairs program, there were remarks from Holland Hospital President Dale Sowders and Michael Hill of Edify North from the Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce's SMART Lunch program at Zeeland's Howard Miller Center on the Affordable Care Act.

  • On Cyberbullying & Holland in Bloom

    Monday, October 01, 2012

    During the Sept. 30, 2012 public affairs program, state Senator Rick Jones (R-Grand Ledge) talked about efforts to criminalize bullying and cyberbullying in Michigan, while Holland At-Large City Councilwoman Nancy DeBoer discussed the Tulip City winning top honors in the America in Bloom beautification awareness competition.

  • Cleaning up the Kalamazoo River: Terry Burns

    Monday, September 24, 2012

    The spotlight during the Sept. 23, 2012 public affairs program is on efforts to clean up abandoned paper mill plants in the Otsego-Plainwell area, as Gary Stevens chats with Allegan Co. Commissioner Terry Burns (R-Saugatuck), who was part of a public hearing by the county board on this matter on Sept. 20, 2012.

  • Both Sides of a Farm Bill

    Monday, September 17, 2012

    During the Sept. 16, 2012 public affairs program, US Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-Lansing) spoke on the floor of the Upper Chamber in support of a new Farm Bill, while US House Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) and former Congressman Pete Hoekstra (R-Zeeland) presented opposing views.

  • Turning the Pages at the Library: Sara DeVries

    Monday, September 10, 2012

    Sara DeVries of the Herrick District Library talks about a grant from the Gun Lake Band for a early literacy initiative, along with other issues involving her institution, during the Sept. 9, 2012 public affairs program.

  • You're Entering the "Twilight Route:" Sherri Cadeaux

    Monday, September 03, 2012

    MAX Transit Marketing & Customer Service Manager Sherri Cadeaux talked with WHTC's Juke Van Oss about the agency's new "twilight route" evening fixed bus service during the Sept. 2, 2012 public affairs program.

  • On Stadium Sales and Petty Crimes

    Monday, August 20, 2012

    First Ward Councilman Mike Trethewey talks about the sale of Holland Municipal Stadium to Hope College, while Public Safety Captain Jack Dykstra talks about a rash of petty crimes in Holland so far during August, as their remarks highlighted the Aug. 21, 2012 public affairs program.

  • Protests & Bullying

    Saturday, August 11, 2012

    On the Aug. 12, 2012 public affairs program: Holland Mayor Kurt Dykstra talks about the funeral of Marine Sgt. Daniel Price & the Westboro Baptist Church protesters; West Ottawa Superintendent Tom Martin talks about bullying as an annual national summit on the issue was held this past week in Washington.

  • One Last Election Pitch: Fred Upton & Jack Hoogendyk

    Monday, August 06, 2012

    Gary Stevens chatted with US House candidates Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) and Jack Hoogendyk (R-Texas Twp.) in the public affairs program that aired on Aug. 5, 2012, two days before the GOP primary election.