Stories tagged: "mid-Michigan"

Photo Courtesy Of Kim McNabb/Dansville High School
‘Triumphant Return’: The Sound of Being Back in School for One Michigan Community

At Dansville High School, the band is back together. And they have a special set arranged for their “triumphant return.”

Water rushes through the Edenville Dam, Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Edenville, Mich. People living along two mid-Michigan lakes and parts of a river have been evacuated following several days of heavy rain that produced flooding and put pressure on dams in the area. (Katy Kildee/Midland Daily News via AP)
Congress: We Need to Know Why Midland County’s Edenville Dam Failed

Michigan Reps. Debbie Dingell and Fred Upton say the inquiry is critical for cities with highly hazardous dams.

Artifacts rescued from the Doan History Center in Midland. (Photo via GoFundMe)
Why Midland’s History Won’t Be Lost To Floodwaters

Flooding in Mid-Michigan has left wreckage in its wake. The Historical Society of Michigan is ensuring that Midland’s history isn’t lost among it.

Photo courtesy of Gov. Whitmer's office
Gov. Whitmer Demands Answers From Midland Flooding

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer toured the devastation calling for answers on the broken dams that left more than 11,000 Michiganders displaced during a pandemic.

People photograph the floodwaters of the Tittabawassee River that encroached on downtown Midland, Mich., Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Floodwaters have overtaken dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people from communities in central Michigan. Families living along the Tittabawassee River and connected lakes in Midland County were ordered to leave home Tuesday evening, the second time in less than 24 hours. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
2 Lawsuits Have Been Filed In Mid-Michigan. They Say The Flooding Was Preventable.

A federal and a class action lawsuit have been filed on behalf of Michigan’s more than 11,000 displaced residents.