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6:17 am
Tue December 24, 2013

About 10,000 still without power in Calhoun County

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Consumers Energy says some customers will have to wait until Friday night to get power back
Consumers Energy says nearly 11,000 of its Calhoun County customers were still without power late this morning after the weekend ice storm. That's about 17 percent of its customers in the county. By contrast, Barry County has 66 percent of its Consumers Energy customers without power today, the company said.
6:12 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Thousands still without power in Kalamazoo, Barry Counties

Lead in text: 
Power won't be restored until Friday in some parts of Barry County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Thousands of Southwest Michigan residents are still without power Monday evening and hope to have it restored in time for Christmas after Sunday's ice storm that many are calling the worst in nearly 30 years.
6:54 am
Mon December 23, 2013

Some in Southwest Michigan may not have power back until end of week

Lead in text: 
Barry County among hardest hit areas in state
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO,MI - It will be a dark-- or candle-lit-- Christmas for many homes in Southwest Michigan following a weekend ice storm that downed utility wires throughout the region. According to a news release from Consumers Energy at 5 a.m.
9:46 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

Consumers Energy says 6,500 in Kalamazoo County without power

Lead in text: 
Nearly 19,000 in Barry County with no power Sunday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- It might not be until the day after Christmas that the nearly 6,500 Consumers Energy customers in Kalamazoo County affected by Sunday's power outage get their lights turned back on. Currently 6,497 customers in Kalamazoo County are without power due to an ice storm that struck overnight, Consumers Energy spokesman Roger Morgenstern said in a press release issued Sunday evening.
9:33 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

Warming Centers open in Barry and Calhoun Counties

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Red Cross will assess need for additional centers
IONIA, MI -- The American Red Cross of West Michigan has opened four warming centers after an ice storm overnight cut power to thousands of residents. Four centers in West Michigan are expected to stay open into the evening Sunday, Dec. 22.

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