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Sunday | Detroit News

Trails reopen in northern lower Mich. after Labor Day weekend damage cleared

Remaining damage caused by severe weather over the Labor Day weekend has been cleared from the state's off-road vehicle trails in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula. Debris and downed signs have been addressed at the Crapo Creek and North Branch trails in Otsego County, the Kalkaska trail in Kalkaska County and the Frederic Trail in Crawford County.


Related Topix: Weather, Kalkaska, MI, Kalkaska County, MI, Cheboygan County, MI

Fri Sep 12, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Oil And Gas Exploration Not Allowed

Michigan officials have decided not to allow oil or gas companies to drill beneath land in the Hartwick Pines State Park. Michigan Department of Natural Resources Director Keith Creagh said Thursday the department won't put the mineral rights up for lease during its annual October auction.


Wed Sep 03, 2014

Detroit News

Labor Day tornadoes damage some northern lower Michigan trails

Some of the state's trails in northern lower Michigan may be blocked, dangerous or closed following severe weather earlier this week, Department of Natural Resources officials said Wednesday. 'We appreciate the public's patience at this time while we review and prioritize the damages on the trails,' DNR forest recreation specialist Paige Perry said in a press release.


Related Topix: Michigan, Weather, Gaylord, MI, Kalkaska County, MI, Cheboygan County, MI

Tue Sep 02, 2014

CBS Local

Big Storms Strike The Midwest, Two Tornadoes Reported In Michigan

More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest, with a tornado reported in Kansas, two in northern Michigan, and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane

Photos show twisted tree damage confined to rural Northern Michigan; third tornado confirmed

The type of damage sustained by trees and isolated buildings gives credence to multiple tornado touchdowns on Labor Day, forecasters say.


Related Topix: Weather, Gaylord, MI, Kalkaska County, MI, Otsego County, MI, Kalkaska, MI

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Powerful storms leave path of damage

Our reporter is on Twin Lakes Road and Joe's where the road is shut down at this time.


Tornado strikes Antrim County; Continuing to move northeast

The storm producing the tornado continues to move northeast and in now in northeast Crawford County, moving into Montmorency and Cheboygan Counties.


Related Topix: Antrim County, MI