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Discover Montcalm Podcast

Discover Montcalm Podcast

https://www.discovermontcalmpodcast.com Check out what Montcalm County has to offer.

Welcome to the first "If this barn could talk" series - Ravell Centennial Farm episode 95In a poignant and heartfelt episode of the Discover Montcalm Podcast, host and producer Duane Weed presents "If This Barn Could Talk," featuring the story of George Ravell and his cherished 1909 Centennial Farm on Amy School Road in Howard City. This episode, number 95, serves as both a history of the barn and a touching tribute to George, who passed away on June 7, 2024. Do you have a family farm with a barn Duane can highlight? Reach out 231-250-9624. Check out this episode YouTube: ... See MoreSee Less

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Cheese making in Montcalm County - episode 94.
Farm Country Cheese House, located in the charming town of Lakeview, Michigan Let's watch how cheese is made.
YouTube: youtu.be/N5TXDXCageA

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Exploring Farm Country Cheese in Lakeview Michigan episode 93
YouTube: youtu.be/vYN0-EdGe0I

Farm Country Cheese is nestled a few miles from the charming town of Lakeview, Michigan, since 1984 Farm Country Cheese offers a delightful escape into the heart of rural America, where craftsmanship and tradition come together to produce some of the finest cheeses in the region. Recently, the Discover Montcalm Podcast had the pleasure of visiting this beloved local establishment, providing listeners with an inside look at what makes Farm Country Cheese so special.

Farm Country Cheese House Kara Stevens on M1063 WGLM
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Dan Salas Bill VanOss Mike Nulph and I will be at the Pocket Park in downtown Big Rapids from 6-8pm Thursday June 27th. Classic Rock and Blues. Come out and join in the fun at the FREE "Thursday Night LIVE" event sponsored by The Old Pioneer Store and Emporium ... See MoreSee Less

Dan Salas Bill VanOss Mike Nulph and I will be at the Pocket Park in downtown Big Rapids from 6-8pm Thursday June 27th.  Classic Rock and Blues. Come out and join in the fun at the FREE Thursday Night LIVE event sponsored by The Old Pioneer Store and Emporium

Before the lights, the camera and the action. Set up for discovering the music scene and something about Edmore today. #local #community ... See MoreSee Less

Before the lights, the camera and the action. Set up for discovering the music scene and something about Edmore today. #local #community

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The Benefits of a Local Music Festival: Smiling Acres Music Festival episode 92
Smiling Acres Music Festival is located outside of Trufant surrounded by thousands of acres of state land. Music festivals are more than just a gathering of bands and fans; they are vibrant community events that bring a multitude of benefits to the local area. Rhonda and Nate Drews are music lovers and have provided a space to make this happen. The Smiling Acres Music Festival is a perfect example of this, showcasing incredible musical talent while creating a fun and family-friendly atmosphere. Here’s how this festival positively impacts our county.

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Ey-o! Thanks for the Smiling Acres Music Festival Year 4! Smiling Acres love Discover Montcalm Podcast 🙌🎸❤️

Started the day with Brian and Zach from Flying Acres LLC. Great story out of Howard City. Coming in a few week's.There are so many golden nuggets in Montcalm County to discover. #drones #agriculture ... See MoreSee Less

Started the day with Brian and Zach from Flying Acres LLC. Great story out of Howard City. Coming in a few weeks.There are so many golden nuggets in Montcalm County to discover.   #drones #agriculture

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Exciting Bull Riding Action Coming to the Montcalm County Fairgrounds episode 91

Exciting Bull Riding Action Coming to the Montcalm County Fairgrounds for an adrenaline-pumping event as Next Generation Bull Riding takes over the Montcalm County Fairgrounds on June 22! This exciting showcase features some of the best youth bull riders in the area, all joining forces to bring one of the most thrilling events Greenville, MI has ever seen.
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Communities, Attractions, and the People.
Duane Arthur Weed

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Communities,  Attractions, and the People.
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Had a great interview with Rhonda and Nate from SMILING ACRES MUSIC FESTIVAL. That story will be coming up in a couple of weeks. So much to Discover in Montcalm County. #music #family #festival ... See MoreSee Less

Had a great interview with Rhonda and Nate from SMILING ACRES MUSIC FESTIVAL. That story will be coming up in a couple of weeks. So much to Discover in Montcalm County. #music #family #festival

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Nate and I had a good time. Thank you for coming out!

Can’t wait to hear this one Duane! Thanks again friend!

Kelton Blaser Greenville High School's Rising Star in Next Generation Bull Riding episode 90

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Greenville High School's very own Kelton Blaser is making waves in the world of bull riding, competing as part of the Next Generation Bull Riding (NGBR) program and will be competing at the Montcalm County Fairground on June 22nd at 6pm. Next Generation Bull Riding , Backroads Radio 1019FM & AM1380 The Classic Country Music You Know and Montcalm County Fairgrounds and Events. NGBR is dedicated to providing young rodeo athletes with a safe and mentored pathway into the thrilling sport of bull riding.
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Memorial Day Reflection episode 89. Today, we're reflecting on the meaning of Memorial Day to Montcalm County. Take five minutes, watch, reflect and share. God Bless America. YouTube: ... See MoreSee Less

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Exploring Creativity in Montcalm County
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YouTube: youtu.be/fMaMKE30jqY
Makenna Weber and Seth Sutton are two creative talents making their mark on Montcalm County. From digital creation and concepts to the psychological aspects and theory of art, this episode touches on it all.
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Exploring Creativity in Montcalm County

Website Link: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/exploring-creativity-in-montcalm-county/

Makenna Weber and Seth Sutton are two creative talents making their mark on Montcalm County. From digital creation and concepts to the psychological aspects and theory of art, this episode touches on it all.
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Impact of Montcalm County 4-H and the Montcalm County Fairgrounds and Events episode 87

Discover the impact of Montcalm County 4-H and the Montcalm County Fairgrounds on the county. From empowering youth to providing an hub for community gatherings

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Singing Together in Montcalm County: Valerie VanderMark's Musical Journey episode 86

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Website Link: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/singing-together-in-montcalm-county-episode-86/

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Valerie VanderMark has been building up Montcalm County's arts scene through her lifelong dedication to the performing arts. With a passion that has fueled her throughout her career, Valerie's journey is intertwined with the melodies and harmonies that have enriched the community.
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In the next few weeks I get to share a great story with Seth.
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Hi Seth!!!! 😊

Mark Lavengood: Transforming Montcalm County's Music Landscape. In episode 85 of the Discover Montcalm Podcast Duane dives into the man, his music and why he makes Coral Michigan his home.

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YouTube: youtu.be/YYvnaP-PsDU?si=A9UC6TQ0_B3w01Vg

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Had a great time catching up friends! Looking forward to the future of Montcalm County!

Kara Stevens, M106.3FM episode 83

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Website: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/kara-stevens-m106-3fm/

Youtube: youtu.be/jfS6FsMXQqY

Kara Stevens, M106.3FM, and Duane Weed, the host and producer of Discover Montcalm Podcast, chat locally about an exciting collaboration aimed at spotlighting the people, businesses, and attractions of Montcalm County and surrounding areas. Together, they're on a mission to bring you the best of what this area has to offer. You never know with these two where this discovery will take them with captivating interviews, and insider tips that will make you fall in love with Montcalm County all over again.

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Had a great time at the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce BAH's at M1063 WGLM Met some wonderful people. #networking ... See MoreSee Less

Had a great time at the Greenville Area Chamber of Commerce BAHs at M1063 WGLM Met some wonderful people. #networking

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Thanks for coming out!!

Protect your internet privacy - some great tips to keep you safe online episode 82

Website: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/protect-your-internet-privacy-82/

YouTube: youtu.be/Td7ZTY170wM

Protect your privacy on episode 82, Duane sits down with Steven Schofield, Cyber-Security Analyst, MCC Adjunct Computer Program and takes a dive into keeping you safe online.
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Why an ocean scene in this weeks thumbnail - check out Promoting Montcalm episode 81

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Website: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/promoting-montcalm-episode-81/

YouTube: youtu.be/XnCrc8zCa9I

Promoting Montcalm is the reason for the Discover Montcalm Podcast. While in Daytona Beach Florida, Duane shares his vision for upcoming episodes. #promoting #montcalmcounty #Business
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In episode 80 Duane checks into 'The Backwoods Sugar Shack' with owner Cody Rockafellow from Six Lakes Michigan. It's a labor of love that captures the essence of the Michigan maple syrup tradition, one sweet drop at a time. Check out Cody's interview.

Audio: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/Backwood-Sugar-Shack-episode-80.mp3

Website: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/backwoods-sugar-shack-episode-80/

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Bruce Williams shares Howard City Chamber's First Year episode 79
So much going on, check out what Bruce has to say.

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Website: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/howard-city-chamber-first-year/

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Congratulations, Daily News  #local #community #newspaper

Check out The Montcalm Area Career Center - The MACC tonight from 5-7.

www.facebook.com/share/p/X9xP6SwM4mmaNUHc/?mibextid=Nif5ozPlease come and join us on March 14, 2024 from 5:00-7:00 for our community open house. We would love for everyone in the area to see what opportunities are available to students in Montcalm County. Door prizes will be awarded!
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Check out The Montcalm Area Career Center - The MACC tonight from 5-7. 

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Great interview with Cody, Backwoods Sugar Shack

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Jim Aaron-WGLM 106.3FM episode 78

Jim Aaron-WGLM 106.3FM, the owner and DJ plays a crucial role in connecting with Montcalm County. Episode 78 takes a dive into Jim and why radio.

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Website: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/jim-aaron-wglm-106-3fm-ep-78/

YouTube: youtu.be/gb7OhMp007w

#localradio #jimaaron #communitysupport
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Howard City Small Business Saturday episode 77

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Youtube link: youtu.be/Tk9dX4TQuGM

Howard City Small Business Saturday empowers the community, one local purchase at a time! In episode 77 Duane takes a dive into 'Small Business Saturday' in Howard City Michigan and why local businesses are stepping up. The transformative impact of buying local supports not only small businesses throughout Montcalm County, it also creates a ripple effect of positive change.
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I would like to do a story(s) on Maple Syrup production in Montcalm County. Know someone or do it yourself, call me 231-250-9624 🤙 Thank You #maplesyrup ... See MoreSee Less

I would like to do a story(s) on Maple Syrup production in Montcalm County.  Know someone or do it yourself,  call me 231-250-9624 🤙 Thank You #maplesyrup

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We can talk tomorrow! I know a few people!

MCC…..they just did a feature.

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Editing this week's episode of the Discover Montcalm Podcast. Learning about a small business Saturday a local community is doing. #podcast #localbusiness ... See MoreSee Less

Editing this weeks episode of the Discover Montcalm Podcast.  Learning about a small business Saturday a local community is doing. #podcast #localbusiness

1st Annual Howard City Area Chamber dinner. Podcast overview of the first year in an upcoming segment. It's great to see people coming together to support local ... See MoreSee Less

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Montcalm Community College Tech Fest episode 76

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Website: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/mcc-tech-fest-episode-76/

YouTube: youtu.be/c1ncz4h9i-A

MCC Tech Fest; "Ignite Innovation: Unleashing the Future at Montcalm Community College Tech Fest – Where Creativity Meets Technology!"

In episode 76 Duane sits down with Steven Schofield, Cyber-Security Analyst, MCC Adjunct Computer Program and chats about the first MCC Tech Fest.
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Getting to know the people behind the business sign, organization, service agency, school, farm, and other entities in your county is crucial for several reasons. Listen or watch episode 75 and provide your input.

Link: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/beyond-the-business-sign-ep75/

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YouTube: youtu.be/MahDryfPUk8?si=vkYPj69hiXUjZ9WQ

Beyond the Business Sign: Discover the Faces Behind the Brands, Organizations, Schools, Farms, Nonprofits and Communities! Duane is on a journey to explore the heart and soul of businesses—the amazing people who make it all happen!
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Bill Smith a Howard City Resident authored a couple books about Fred Meijer, one of them entitled:: Fred Meijer stories of his life. Check out the stories about Meijer and why the Panhandle is a great place to live. episode 73

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Marcus Mooney, owner of Mooney's Autobody Experts is our guest on episode 72 of the Discover Montcalm Podcast. Marcus shares growing up in Howard City and why Autobody

Discover Montcalm Podcast: discovermontcalmpodcast.com/?p=2153

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When bad stuff happens it is great to have first responders and fire departments in Montcalm County first on the scene. Multiple departments at this Coral residential fire. #firefighter #firstresponders ... See MoreSee Less

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I was totally heartbroken 💔 when I returned through Coral this afternoon to find the structure a complete loss. Prayers to the family . Thank you to all the fire departments that responded.

The beauty of winter in Montcalm County. Photos by Duane Weed #winter #snowfall #snow #Michigan ... See MoreSee Less

The beauty of winter in Montcalm County. Photos by Duane Weed #winter #snowfall #snow #michiganImage attachmentImage attachment+5Image attachment

Discover Montcalm episode 70 features Lena-Fred Meijer Interview part 3 of 4 is continued from a May 2001 interview at Greenville Michigan store 201 right before it opened. #meijer #greenvillemichigan

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The Digital Arts-MACC program at the The Montcalm Area Career Center - The MACC just now released their second podcast episode.

In this episode, Lilly interviews the Lakeview Golf coaches. Jlyn takes a dive into 'Project Success' and Adrian provides yet another Tech Tip.


My MACC Podcast episode 2 - Jan 3, 2024
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