Environment
11:43 am
Mon December 22, 2014

DNR gives update on wolves, moose and cougars (oh my!)

Credit Flickr - Ray Dumas

Last week, a Michigan-made home video created a stir on the internet, particularly among animal lovers. It showed a pair of adult moose in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula being fed through the window of a cabin. According to Mlive, the resident says the moose have begun appearing daily, apparently expecting to be fed. The video offers a fascinating, close-up view of these extraordinary animals in or near the wild.

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Politics & Government
11:37 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Justice Michael Cavanagh reflects on 32 years on MI Supreme Court

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Michael Cavanaugh
Credit http://courts.mi.gov/courts/

When 2014 comes to a close, so too will an era in Michigan’s judicial system. On New Year’s Day, Justice Michael Cavanagh will retire after 32 years on the Michigan Supreme Court. Only one other person in history has served longer on the state’s highest court, and not by much longer.

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Sports
11:34 am
Mon December 22, 2014

"Cheese heads" could be playoff appetizer for hungry Detroit Lions

Ford Field, the home of the Detroit Lions. With a win at Green Bay on Sunday, Detroit would host a playoff game in January.
Credit Flickr - Debra Drummond

The Detroit Lions improved to 11-4 yesterday by beating the Chicago Bears 20-14 in Chicago. With one game left to play, Detroit has secured a place in the NFL playoffs for the first time in three years. That last game will be next Sunday at Green Bay, the team they’re tied with for first place in the NFC North, so a lot will be at stake.

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StayTuned Update
9:49 am
Mon December 22, 2014

The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2014

The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2014
Credit Paul Morigi for the National Park Foundation, 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting / WETA

Wed. Dec. 24 - 9pm on WKAR World | The ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree signals the start of the holiday season across the country. A lineup of great musical guests adds to the celebration. 

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StayTuned Update
9:22 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Holiday Pops With the Flint Symphony Orchestra

Holiday Pops With the Flint Symphony Orchestra
Credit WKAR

Thur. Dec. 25 - 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A holiday concert with the Flint Symphony Orchestra, Flint Festival Chorus, Flint Jubilee Chorale and Flint Festival Youth Chorus.

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Radio Made in Michigan
5:00 pm
Sun December 21, 2014

MSU Today | December 21, 2014

Michigan State University President Lou Anna K. Simon
Credit Kurt Stepnitz

MSU President Simon; job market for college grads; Reverend Faith Fowler

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Education
4:15 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Superintendent Says He’s Keeping Charter Authorizers On “At Risk” List

Eleven universities and school districts will remain at risk of losing their authority to authorize new charter academies.

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StayTuned Update
3:49 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Michael Feinstein New Year's Eve at the Rainbow Room

High atop 30 Rockefeller Plaza in the newly restored Rainbow Room, this celebration recaptures the heyday of the glamorous New York nightclubs.
Credit Courtesy of ©Marc Bryan-Brown / PBS

Wed. Dec. 31 - 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Ring in the New Year with a celebration that recalls the heyday of glamorous New York nightclubs with entertainer Michael Feinstein.

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StayTuned Update
3:14 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

American Masters: Bing Crosby Rediscovered

With his receding hair line, Bing Crosby broke the boundaries of what a leading man could look like.
Credit Courtesy of Courtesy of Bing Crosby Enterprises / WNET

Fri. Dec. 26 - 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Discover the life and legend of the entertainer through never-before-seen footage and interviews.

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StayTuned Update
2:41 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Call the Midwife Holiday Special

CALL THE MIDWIFE HOLIDAY SPECIAL (2014)
Credit Courtesy of Laurence Cendrowicz/© Neal Street Productions / PBS

Thur. Dec. 25 - 8pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | WKAR is celebrating the holiday season with a variety of programs, including a special holiday episode of the critically acclaimed British drama Call the Midwife

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