Steve Keene


Steve Keene is a student reporter for WCMU's news department. He reports daily for 'Morning Edition' and 'All Things Considered'.

Steve is a senior at Central Michigan University and is pursuing a degree in Secondary English Education with a minor in English as a Second Language. He is from Plymouth, Michigan.

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May 12th marks the one-hundred-year-anniversary of the establishment of Michigan’s state parks. The DNR is organizing several statewide events to commemorate the parks’ centennial.
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Millions of Americans are concluding their Easter travel plans. But Christians aren’t the only religious group with a major holiday this weekend. Tonight marks the start of the Jewish holiday of Passover. We asked Petoskey worshippers how they plan to observe the week-long celebration.



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After a 15-year hiatus, Michigan Technological University in the UP is bringing back its mining engineering program.


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  Michigan’s largest wind farm is coming to Isabella County - the project will power thousands of homes and bring millions in tax revenue to local communities. Steve Keene spoke with the developer of the project...and with its critics.



Steve Keene

As Christians worldwide celebrate the Christmas season, for most other religions its business as usual. Steve Keene visited a town in northern Michigan to ask two religious minorities how they worship in rural America.