Since Michigan lawmakers set the dates in which fireworks can be launched, local governments have been allowed to tweak the schedule to better fit their municipality.


Onlookers watch fireworks over Houghton Lake on Jan. 24, 2004, as part of the Tip-Up Town USA. Hundreds of snowmobilers and vehicles rest on ice that was 18 inches thick.

However, what the Spring Lake Village Council did the other night was not at all in the spirit of the law.

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Who cares...Tribune staff you are out of your minds

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