Report Shows Loss Of Soil Strength Likely Led To Dam Collapses In Mid-MichiganA sudden loss of soil strength under saturated conditions most likely caused dams to collapse last year and contributed to flooding that forced evacuations of about 10,000 people, an interim report commissioned by federal regulators said.
Amazon Announces New Fulfillment Center Coming To Mid-MichiganAmazon announced it is building its first fulfillment center in Central Michigan.
Michigan Sees Slight Uptick In COVID-19 Delta Variant CasesMichigan is seeing a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases attributed to the Delta Variant, confirming 71 cases.
Michigan Lawmakers Propose $500M To Repair Dams After BreachMichigan lawmakers proposed spending $500 million to repair aging dams a year after a hydroelectric dam failed to hold back floodwaters in the Midland area, causing more than $250 million in damage, draining lakes and forcing thousands of residents to evacuate their homes.
Michigan Flood Victims May Have To Wait For AccountabilityA lawsuit that accuses the state of Michigan of failing to regulate and enforce safety regulations on a dam that failed, causing an estimated $200 million in damages and destroying 2,500 structures, may not be resolved soon.
Officials Want Families To Get COVID Tests After Coming Back From Spring Break TripsWith a rise in cases just before many mid-Michigan students head off to possible spring break destinations there's growing concern among schools to revert back to remote classes once vacation is over. A local superintendent said it's a fluid situation.