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Oct. 21, 2020 - Dr. John VanWagoner, Precautionary Virtual Learning
Traverse City Area Public Schools Superintendent Dr. John Van Wagoner joins us to talk about TC Central High School’s decision to go to remote learning for today and tomorrow, October 21 and 22nd, after a positive coronavirus case was identified.
Oct. 21, 2020 - Turner Booth, Affordable Housing from Garfield Oaks mobile homes
Along with his partner George Cochran, Turner Booth purchased the former Cherryland Mobile Home Park on Garfield Avenue, transforming it into a new option for workforce/affordable housing, and, in turn, creating parent company Manitou Communities, with the purpose of purchasing, revamping and operating mobile home parks.
Oct. 21, 2020 - Sarah Wallstrom, TC Elderberry
After taking elderberry syrup during her pregnancy to help with frequent colds, Sarah Wallstrom began making her own, eventually leading to the creation of her own business, TC Elderberry, Michigan’s only FDA-Registered elderberry syrup company.
Oct. 20, 2020 - Radio Book Club: “The Rosie Project” by Graeme Simsion
Traverse Area District Library Executive Director Michele Howard joins us for this edition of our Radio Book Club, discussing “The Rosie Project” by Australian author Graeme Simsion, a novel about a rigidly organized professor who devises a questionnaire to help him find “the one.”
Oct. 19, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs
A look back at stories from the world of music, featuring where the Presidential candidates stand on industry issues, the coming “Virtual Artist” and how Google can help you find that song you keep humming.
Oct. 14, 2020 - Beau Warren, Tee See Tee’s Pandemic Pivot
Thanks to having the production side down with his Tee Shirt Robot, Tee See Tee’s Beau Warren has been able to churn out incredibly topical (often politically-themed) shirts for 2020. He joins us to talk about changes to his business, as well as talking about the release of his official “The Legend of the Dogman” release.
Oct. 14, 2020 - Jack Lane, Water Rights and Real Estate
Can you fence off your beach? Ask the Real Estate Guy’s Jack Lane joins us to talk about what you’re able to do with your waterfront, and more.
Oct. 12, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs
A look back at the latest in the world of music with Jordan Anderson from Mr. Music DJs, featuring a long-running copyright case, virtual concerts, remembering Eddie Van Halen and the ice cream truck genre.
Oct. 10, 2020 - Meredith Hawes, Fire Prevention Week 2020
The first full week in October is Fire Prevention Week, and, even though things are a bit different here in 2020, that doesn’t mean we don’t still need to practice good fire safety. National Fire Protection Association’s Meredith Hawes joins us to tell us more.
Oct. 9, 2020 - Beth Milligan, Traverse City Ticker
A look back at some of the biggest stories of the week with Beth Milligan of the Traverse City Ticker, featuring restaurant & retail news, and highlights from the first in-person meeting of the Grand Traverse County Commission.
Oct. 8, 2020 - Jacob Steichen, Northflight/Mobile Medical Response Merger
Mobile Medical Response is merging with Northflight from Munson, taking over the ambulatory services of the Grand Traverse region. This is of concern to Traverse City Fire, as it will impact the safety of professional firefighter paramedics. Jacob Steichen, of Traverse City Firefighters L646, joins us to discuss.
Oct. 6, 2020 - Jennifer Szunko, Sarah Hunt & Paul Jaques, TC NewTech
It’s a Michigan State University-focused edition of TC NewTech tonight, with 5 MSU student-led start ups presenting their ideas. We spoke with Executive Director Jennifer Szunko, Development Director Sarah Hunt and Paul Jaques, from tonight’s $500 prize sponsor Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.
Oct. 5, 2020 - State Rep. Jack O'Malley, Executive Orders Overturned
With the Michigan Supreme Court ruling against Governor Whitmer’s Emergency Powers, the status of her Executive Orders is…murky. 101st District Representative Jack O’Malley joins us to discuss.
Oct. 5, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs
A look back at stories from the world of music, including the viral video that’s led to a huge number of Fleetwood Mac downloads, a new startup playing matchmaker with artists and support teams, and the most charming musical battle wages onward.
Oct. 2, 2020 - Singer-Songwriter May Erlewine
Northern Michigan-based musician May Erlewine joins us to talk about her new album “Anyway,” a collaboration with the Woody Goss Band and adapting to being a performer in the time of COVID.
Oct. 1, 2020 - Kelsey Hyde, NMCAA Early Head Start
Recruitment and Health Specialist for Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency’s Early Head Start, Kelsey Hyde joins us to to talk about the the NMCAA’s goals to set up infants and toddlers to a great start in life through their home based program.
Sept. 30, 2020 - Miriam Owsley & Hans Voss, Harvest at Home
Focused on the celebration of farming, food and music, the Groundwork Center’s beloved annual “Harvest at the Commons” event has pivoted to October 10th’s “Groundwork’s Harvest at Home,” an online, virtual event where you can pre-order a “Farm Box” of local food, participate in the raffle and silent auction, and enjoy live music from Joshua Davis. Groundwork’s Miriam Owsley and Hans Voss join us for all the details.
Sept. 30, 2020 - Stacia Sexton, After School Drama Adventure
Director of Education for Parallel 45 Theatre, Stacia Sexton joins us to discuss P45’s six week, socially-distanced after-school program for grades K-5, as students learn the art of expressing themselves through voice, movement and games that stretch the imagination.
Sept. 29, 2020 - Bill Marsh, Jr., The Power of Perspective: Shaping Your Life Through Dynamic Distinctions, Pt. 2
We’re sabotaging our growth and effectiveness by not understanding the way the way we’re thinking about simple—but significant—differences in how we approach seemingly small actions we take everyday. Bill Marsh, Jr., of the blog Making You Matter, joins us for part two of this exciting discussion.
Sept. 28, 2020 - #MusicMonday: Jordan Anderson, Mr. Music DJs
Stories of the world of music from the past seven days.
Sept. 25, 2020 - Donna Olendorf & Mike McDonald, Safe Harbor Safety Policies
With colder weather coming and Safe Harbor’s overnight shelter opening soon, Community Liaison Donna Olendorf and Board of Directors Chair Mike McDonald join us to talk about the changes they’ve made to their safety procedures to protect against COVID-19 infections, and about how you can volunteer to help out.
Sept. 24, 2020 - Kevin Klein, Travel Update
Director of Cherry Capital Airport, Kevin Klein joins us for an update on airline travel and what planning ahead current looks like..
Sept. 23, 2020 - Vicki Beam, Michigan College Planning
Despite how college looks and feels very different this year, the need to plan ahead for it hasn’t changed. Vicki Beam joins us from Michigan College Planning, an organization dedicated to helping families through the collegiate admissions and financial aid process.
Sept. 22, 2020 - Courtney Evans, Stand United Against Sex Trafficking
Organizer of a grassroots effort to help stop the practice of sex trafficking in our region, Courtney Evans joins us to talk about her work and what you can do, as well.
Sept. 15, 2020 - Erica Moon Mohr, TCAPS To Resume In-Person Classes
Traverse City Area Public Schools Board Member Erica Moon Mohr joins us to talk about last’s night’s meeting regarding the decision to continue ahead with the plan for face-to-face instruction beginning Monday, September 21.