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  • Tulip Time Preview with Gwen Awerda

    Monday, April 30, 2012

    Tulip Time Executive Director Gwen Awerda shares her thoughts on the Apr. 29, 2012 public affairs program as Holland's annual signature event begins on May 5.

  • Remembering a Fallen Colleague; Holland's Tax Dilemma

    Monday, April 23, 2012

    During the Apr. 22, 2012 public affairs program, Allegan Co. Sheriff's Lt. Frank Baker talks about Sgt. Scott Tatrow, who died suddenly of an apparently illness on Apr. 14, and First Ward Holland City Councilman Mike Trethewey talks about a pending property tax hike in the Tulip City.

  • Holland's Budget/Ready for School

    Saturday, April 14, 2012

    During the Apr. 15, 2012 public affairs program, Holland At-Large City Councilwoman Nancy DeBoer talks about the proposed Fiscal 2013 municipal budget, and Bruce Los of Ready for School talks about a nearly two million-dollar grant his pre-school prep program received from the Kellogg Foundation

  • County Health & City Budget

    Monday, April 09, 2012

    Shannon Felgner of the Ottawa County Health Department talks about the latest county-by-county health survey, and Assistant City Manager Greg Robinson previews the start of the Holland municipal budget retreat, during the Apr. 8, 2012 public affairs program.

  • Making School Buses Safer: Holly Hughes

    Monday, April 02, 2012

    State Rep. Holly Hughes (R-Montague) talks about school bus safety in Michigan and her legislation to improve that in the wake of two Allegan County accidents last week, and the death of two Ravenna teens in a crash last fall north of Coopersville, during the Apr. 1, 2012 public affairs program.

  • On Gang Violence & Budgets: Kurt Dykstra

    Saturday, March 24, 2012

    On the Mar. 25, 2012 edition of the weekly public affairs program, Holland Mayor Kurt Dysktra comments on the apparent reemergence of his city's gang violence issue, along with a sneak peek of Holland's financial situation in advance of considering a budget for fiscal 2013.

  • Two Sides of the Saugatuck Twp.-Singapore Dunes Dispute

    Saturday, March 17, 2012

    Stephen Neumer of Singapore Dunes LLC and David Swan of the Saugatuck Dunes Coastal Alliance share their thoughts as a proposed out-of-court settlement between Singapore Dunes and Saugatuck Township over zoning issues will go before the township board for a hearing this coming Wednesday. These remarks were aired in the Mar. 18, 2012 public affairs program.

  • A New Jail and Renewed Awareness

    Saturday, March 10, 2012

    In the Mar. 11, 2012 public affairs program, Allegan County Commissioner Dean Kapenga talks about a new Allegan County Jail, construction of which began in earnest this past week, and Elisa Hoekwater of the Macatawa Area Coordinating Council talks about a new survey that shows awareness of Clean Air Action Days among Lakeshore residents is high, but concern about air quality isn't.

  • Presidential Politics & the Second Amendment

    Monday, March 05, 2012

    US House Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-Zeeland) talks about the GOP Presidential Primary in Michigan, and Dennis Johnson of Bullet Hole Firearms & Training in Holland discusses the influence the Obama White House has had on gun sales and the NRA's involvement in the 2012 election during the Mar. 4, 2012 public affairs program.