Doug and Alek are joined by I Can Marvel All Day co-host & Watershed Voice’s self-appointed director of marketing Michael “Hogey” Hogoboom. The trio talks about the Wilmington Insurrection of 1898, Green Day’s 2020 album that Hogey calls “American Idiot Part 2” but “too spicy for radio,” as well as how they plan to observe MLK Day. (Recorded on Saturday, January 16)
WARNING: This episode contains strong language, and what some may consider emotionally difficult material.
COVID-19 certainly wasn’t going to stop the Three Rivers Area Faith Community from celebrating the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., but the annual event will look dramatically different this year.
This week Layne and Jordan discuss some breaking news regarding the Detroit Lions and their General Manager search. Jordan gives his take on if the University of Michigan can be considered a basketball school, and the fellas recap the past week for two local high school football teams. Lastly, Jordan shares his thoughts on Jim Harbaugh’s latest contract with the University of Michigan.
At a regular meeting Tuesday night, members of the Colon Village Council voted to schedule a public hearing for a proposed ordinance that would permit medical marijuana establishments to open inside village limits. Specifically, the measure creates language to govern marijuana businesses under the village’s zoning code. The date, time, and location of the hearing are to be determined once officials can locate a suitable venue for anticipated high turnout.
Welcome to Screen Tea Podcast! Stoke Calcifer and put on the kettle, Lisha and Jules are rounding out a month of animated films with Hayao Miyazaki’s 2004 fantasy adventure film, Howl’s Moving Castle!
WSV Columnist Torrey Brown writes about the Wilmington insurrection of 1898 that led to the overthrow of a newly elected interracial government, and resulted in the deaths of at least 60 Black people.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) announced Wednesday that some pandemic restrictions are being loosened. Legislative Republicans, however, continue to push for a full reopening and have threatened to hold up Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s appointees and withhold federal COVID-19 relief dollars.
The Trump administration on Tuesday directed state officials to expand who is getting vaccinated for COVID-19, and announced that all available doses will be distributed to states instead of holding back a reserve of follow-up doses.
WSV Columnist Charles Thomas writes, “While it’s great to aim high, such lofty goals have a major downside. When our resolution is to lose 50 pounds, it’s hard to get very excited when we’ve lost five pounds. That’s just a drop in the bucket, a mere 10 percent of the goal! But when we start smaller and make our initial goal to lose five pounds, we can celebrate an actual victory as we plan how to take the next step.”
This episode is a follow-up from Episode 11, Unconditioning Racist language. A+scribe and Pastor Colby Hill explore what racist language looks like in the church context as Black Christians navigating three intersecting worlds: blackness, whiteness and the religious spaces that host each (exclusively and/or collectively).
Dates for reopening Three Rivers Community Schools buildings to students have changed following a Board of Education meeting Monday. Pre-K through fifth grade students will now begin attending school in person next Tuesday, January 19. Middle and high school students will return to hybrid learning as previously planned on Monday, January 25. However, they will now return to full face-to-face instruction two weeks later, on February 8. Also at Monday’s meeting, new school board members were welcomed, new officers were chosen, and Superintendent Ron Moag provided an update on current capital improvements.
Doug and Alek return for Season 2 of Keep Your Voice Down after a lengthy hiatus to talk about last week’s riot at the U.S. Capitol building, and to gush about the wide variety of talent present on the Watershed Voice Podcast Network. The duo also discusses the media that impacted them the most in 2020.
By Allison Donahue, Michigan Advance The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) reported Monday that 523,618 total […]
WSV Columnist Aundrea Sayrie writes, “Love him or hate him, Donald Trump is an effective leader. Here are four things about his leadership style that make him effective.”
WSV’s resident sports guy Layne Deuel recaps an exciting weekend of regional high school playoff football.
The TRDDA Board chose to delay the evaluation of its Executive Director Tricia Meyer, as well as a decision on whether it will renew its Master Level membership with the Michigan Main Street program during its regular meeting Friday.
In this episode, Shan & Hogey explore the branding of Captain America–U.S. patriotism and what that means for him and the authors of his comics. This episode is fourth in a five part series that started with the passing of Chadwick Boseman, and continued to feature other heads of state in MARVEL comics to go along with the U.S. election cycle.
WSV Columnist Steph Hightree writes, “Most of all, I have learned I never want to be a teacher, and that teaching is a thankless profession. We really need to give these teachers a little more grace and credit than we are giving them in this unprecedented time. Teaching in a normal environment is hard enough but teaching remotely during a pandemic? It’s nearly impossible.”