| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:23 AM
BAY HARBOR -- The Health Department of Northwest Michigan announced today, Wednesday, that it has lifted the last in a series of health advisories relating to shoreline contamination along the Bay Harbor corridor.
Dangerous pH levels - similar to those...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:37 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Winds gusting to 74 miles per hour caused a flurry of crashes and knocked out power to at least 153,000 Michigan homes and businesses as the fringes of superstorm Sandy moved through the state, authorities said Tuesday.
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:43 AM
DETROIT (AP) — High winds knocked out power to at least 60,000 Michigan homes and businesses as the effects of the Eastern Seaboard's severe weather moved through the state.
DTE Energy Co. says roughly 51,000 of its 2.1 million customers were...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 5:35 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Weather including high winds is being blamed for knocking out electrical service to thousands of people in Michigan.
WDIV-TV reports DTE Energy Co. had about 18,000 homes and businesses without power Monday morning, largely scattered...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Friendship Centers proud to serve seniors
Friendship Centers of Emmet County thanks the numerous supporters of the 12th annual cash raffle. Friendship Centers of Emmet County is especially grateful to those who purchased the 250 available raffle tickets....
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:36 AM
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy says its 1.8 million electric customers used more energy this summer than at any time in the Michigan utility's 125-year history.
The subsidiary of Jackson-based CMS Energy Corp. said Wednesday that...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 6:11 AM
The visions of fantastic luxury homes, breathtaking golfing vistas and a chance to make money came true for some original Bay Harbor investors.
But the resort jewel on the shores of Little Traverse Bay has proven to be a money pit for Consumer Energy&...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:33 AM
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — CMS Energy Corp. says its customers cranked up the air conditioning during the heat wave that gripped Michigan last week, sending power use to a record level.
The Jackson-based company said Monday that electricity use hit a...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 5:39 PM
BLOOMINGDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Winds gusting to 55 miles per hour have swept across Michigan, snapping power lines, blacking out at least 176,000 homes and businesses and causing the death of a woman whose car was hit by a falling tree.
| Mar 22, 2012
| 12:32 PM
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Consumers Energy is offering a reward up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of thieves stealing copper and other materials from some of the utility’s substations in southern Michigan....
| Feb 3, 2012
| 7:37 AM
Lawmakers statewide raised more than $5.9 million during the past 14 months since last reporting, the Michigan Campaign Finance Network reported.
The campaign finance watchdog put Gov. Rick Snyder as the top fundraiser with $346,300 during the past...