Plans are in the works for a new natural gas transmission pipeline that could pass through Michigan on its way to Ontario, Canada, raising concerns among some residents whose properties have already been dug up for an ongoing oil pipeline project.
For quite a few years, I lived on a short, winding street with many condo units. It was a community inhabited by some couples, but also many single people, both men and women. Almost everyone was retired, but involved in many activities.
Only a handful of people attended an open house Monday evening at the Crockery Township Fire Department, but Fire Chief Gary Dreyer wants to make sure everyone gets a chance to become informed before voting on an operations and equipment/building renewal millage on Aug. 5.
A severe thunderstorm packing winds estimated at more than 80 mph spawned a tornado, injured at least six people and caused significant damage to homes in Kent County, officials said Monday, and storms with tornadoes damaged some homes in Iowa.