Episode 015: Howdy and Howard Holmes

Episode 015: Howdy and Howard Holmes

Episode Summary: Howdy and Howard Holmes Started in 1887 in Chelsea, Michigan, just outside of Ann Arbor, Chelsea Milling was pretty run-of-the-mill until the wife of the second generation, Mabel Holmes, figured out how to create a baking mix, called Jiffy Mixes, “so...
Episode 014: Bev Plocki

Episode 014: Bev Plocki

Episode Summary: Bev Plocki Bev Plocki, born and raised in Pennsylvania steel country, earned All-American status in gymnastics at Alabama and West Virginia, before becoming Michigan’s gymnastic coach at the ripe age of 23. The team had gone 0-13 in the Big Ten the...
Episode 012: Ron Warhurst

Episode 012: Ron Warhurst

Episode Summary Ron Warhurst Ron Warhurst won two NCAA titles as a member of the Western Michigan cross-country team in the 1960s. He graduated in 1966, volunteered for the Marines, then repeatedly asked to “walk point” through the Vietnamese jungle, which resulted in...
Episode 011: Steve Schram, Part 2

Episode 011: Steve Schram, Part 2

Episode Summary Steve Schram, Radio Leader Since 2006 Steve Schram has served as the Executive Director and General Manager of Michigan Radio. With stations in Ann Arbor, Flint, and Grand Rapids, Michigan Radio serves more than one million listeners each month, and...

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