winter weather

9:29 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

Thousands without power in Calhoun County, may not have it back until after Christmas

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Some may not get service back until Friday
Thousands of Calhoun County residents may face a cold Christmas after the weekend ice storm. About 9,500 county residents, most in the greater Battle Creek area, were without electric service Sunday night after more than a quarter-inch of ice formed on trees and power lines Saturday night.
7:41 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Proposal would give schools flexibility for making up snow days

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Districts are currently allowed six snow days. Some districts in northern Michigan had to take up to 12 this winter
One northern Michigan lawmaker wants local school districts to add extra hours to the school day instead of extending the academic year so excessive "snow days" don't cause some districts to come up short on state-mandated class time.
2:07 pm
Mon January 28, 2013

Some Southwest Michigan districts nearing limit on cancellations

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Schools are allowed up to six "snow days." Kalamazoo has used four, Portage two, so far.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- If we get hit by another round of severe weather this school year, some Kalamazoo-area districts may have to add days to their school calendar. But districts haven't run out of snow days yet.