Radio Made in Michigan

Current State #552 | June 8, 2015

Jun 8, 2015

Today on Current State: Mickey Hirten of the Lansing City Pulse says the city should cut ties with BWL and the City Market; Summer Circle Theatre finds a new space for its new season; a doctor who contracted Lyme Disease offers insight on prevention and treatment of it; and MSU Today's Kirk Heinze talks to Vermont College of Law professor Melissa Scanlan about her proposal for a Great Lakes trail. 

Current State #549 | June 3, 2015

Jun 3, 2015


  Today on Current State: Michigan House Republican Majority Leader Kevin Cotter joins Mark Bashore and MPRN's Rick Pluta to talk about budget negotiations over education, roads; the Andromeda Community Theatre in Charlotte puts on a production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the city's historic courthouse; farmers in Michigan are upset with new federal water rules; and our "Neighbors in Action" segment features the Greater Lansing Food Bank's Lansing Roots program.

Current State #541 | May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015


Current State #513 | April 8, 2015

Apr 8, 2015

Today on Current State: an update from the co-producers of "Second Shift: From Crisis to Collaboration", a documentary chronicling the 'Keep GM' campaign in Lansing during the 1990s; we learn about the Life as a Zebra Foundation, which funds research and education efforts for rare diseases; a new mural will soon commemorate the Lansing's Diamond REO plant; and former executive at Kellogg's tells us what life of a lobbyist is really like. 

Current State #496 | March 13, 2015

Mar 13, 2015

Today on Current State: Interim BWL chief Dick Peffley weighs in on the controversy surrounding "hidden costs" of a capital project; Lil Darlins Vaudeville revives a classic American art form; a mid-Michigan man receives the Purple Heart and opens his home to his Afghan colleagues; and live music from Donny Brown and company.