Patrick Center April 9, 2014 | WGVU Michigan is home to more than 200 craft brewers. Making beer requires a few ingredients including hops. Recently, the Michigan Hop Network was established linking growers with brewers.
The Michigan Economic Development Corporation along with regional non-profit economic development organization The Right Place are working toward a cultivation between brewer and grower.
We discuss this collaboration with Jeff Steinman, owner of Hop Head Farms and now Board Chair of the Michigan Hop Network. But we begin with Rick Chapla, Vice President of Business Development, The Right Place
Yesterday Kent County voters face crucial library millage next week Grand Rapids MI July 30, 2014 | WGVU Kent County voters are facing two county wide millage proposals next week. One of them is a renewal and increase combination for the Kent District Library. ListenDownload U.S. economy gaining strength what could go wrong? July 30, 2014 | WGVU Friday, the government's July jobs report will be released. The June report showed the U.S. economy continues to gain strength. The Labor Department says hiring over the past five months is the strongest since the tech boom of the late 1990’s. In June, 288,000 jobs were added to the country’s workforce. With all the good news, what could possibly derail the expansion?
ListenDownload All-wood bat Michigan baseball league enjoys inaugural season July 30, 2014 | WGVU This year the Muskegon Clippers played its inaugural season at Marsh Field. The Clippers are members of the all-wood bat Michigan Summer Collegiate Baseball League made up of six teams from Holland, Grand Rapids and Detroit. ListenDownload
Friday New enhanced 911 system could be a life saver Ottawa County MI July 18, 2014 | WGVU People in Ottawa County with smart phones can sign up for a new free enhanced 911 emergency service. It’s a feature that makes vital information immediately available to first responders in medical or other emergencies. Today on WGVU West Michigan, we talk with Tim Smith, Executive Director of the Ottawa County Central Dispatch Authority. ListenDownload Comedy, drama and animation dominate the movies this week July 18, 2014 | WGVU Mid Day's weekly movie talk with Ron Van Timmeran from Celebration Cinema on Sex Tape, Planes: Fire & Rescue and The Purge: Anarachy... ListenDownload