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Anne Schieber Dykstra

Community Engagement Manager

Anne Schieber-Dykstra was the community engagement manager for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. She produced investigative video reports that demonstrate the impact of public policies on people’s lives.

Prior to joining the Mackinac Center staff, Anne spent 30 years in broadcast journalism. She was a high-profile, award-winning reporter and anchor for WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids between 1998 and 2011. Anne has also worked for stations in Kalamazoo, Minneapolis, Buffalo, N.Y., and Allentown, Penn.

Over her career, she has won numerous awards, including a “Best Individual Reporting” honor from the Associated Press and “Journalist of the Year” from the Michigan Small Business Administration.

Anne received her bachelor's degree from Villanova University.

The Politics of Speed Limits

Some special interests oppose raising interstate speed limits … more

An Election for More than Just Mayor

Grand Rapids election could be referendum on financial health … more

Excess of Laws Entangle Law-respecting People

A lack of knowledge traps ordinary citizens … more

Breaking Away from the MEA

Roscommon union president explains how. … more

State of the State: Union Protests Outside Capitol

Anne Schieber catches protest, signs on camera. … more

Right-to-Work Draws Attention

Supporters, oppenents show up in Lansing. … more

Teen Entrepreneur's 'New Challenge Is Ahead of Him'

Nathan's hot dogs on sale today! … more

13-Year-Old to Reopen Hot Dog Cart

It took a national spotlight, but ... … more

NEW VIDEO - Homeless Teen and Family Struggle After City of Holland Shuts Down His Hot Dog Cart

"All he wanted to do was sell hot dogs." … more

BREAKING NEWS - Boy Whose Hot Dog Cart Was Shut Down by the City of Holland Now Homeless

Mayor says city took action after restaurants asked for "protection" from 13-year-old entrepreneur with disabled parents. … more