winter weather

10:30 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Michigan Officials Say Heavy Snow and Ice May Result in Fish "Winterkills"

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Winterkill occurs during long, harsh winters, particularly in shallow lakes
This years severe winter has been tough on those living in Michigan, but it will most likely be even tougher on fish and wildlife. The Department of Natural Resources is reminding everyone that after the heavy ice and snow melts on Michigan lakes this winter, it may be common to discover groups of dead fish and other aquatic creatures.
7:51 am
Wed February 19, 2014

People Advised to Stay Off Lake Michigan Ice

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Concern over people walking on ice led to closure of Oval Beach in Saugatuck this season
Warm weather and sunshine are the key ingredients for a walk on the beach, even if you add ice in the middle of February. But a walk on the frozen waters of Lake Michigan can quickly lead to trouble."The ice is unsafe," said Sgt. Cal Keuning, of the Ottawa County Dive Team.
6:50 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Benton Harbor Works to Thaw Water Lines

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City Commissioner among the residents currently without water
BENTON HARBOR - Spring can't come fast enough for the Benton Harbor City Commission. Streets narrowed to one lane because of the snow and drivers not able to see oncoming traffic due to tall snowbanks had commissioners talking Tuesday.
6:28 am
Wed February 19, 2014

Michigan Senate Considering $100-million to Repair Roads Damaged by Winter

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Money would come from a $115-million reserve fund set aside for road projects
The state Senate is considering a proposal to inject $100 million immediately into local and state roads to help deal with an especially brutal winter. The Senate Appropriations committee got the road rescue ball rolling Tuesday morning, offering an amendment to a supplemental budget bill that would put $100 million into state, county, township and village road funds.
2:57 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

Local Officials Prepare for Crumbling Roads After Long Winter

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Money spent for fixing roads after a long winter, may mean less is available for warm-weather projects
BENTON TOWNSHIP - Road agencies and street departments are looking forward to the end of a hard winter, which has tested workers, broken equipment and stretched budgets.

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