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6:12 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Thousands still without power in Kalamazoo, Barry Counties

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

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

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

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.
9:29 pm
Sun December 22, 2013

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

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.