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Joseph W. DeClaire, 68, of Corunna
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Yeah, That's Snow In The Forecast

Doubling Down On Our Original Report, Issued Last Week

Updated at 11:11pm 4/13/19 - Posted by Corunna Now at 12:05pm 4/9/19


On April 9th, we shared weather data on this page that suggested another big snow storm was headed our way...






Ann Arbor is keeping residents healthy. City council approved two-point-six-million-dollar to hook up a UV disinfection system to the city's water treatment plant to keep water free of a parasite that causes diarrhea.  

The Diocese of Kalamazoo says its investigating whether a former worker committed fraud related to immigration services. The Diocese is working with authorities to identify people who paid for immigration services that were never provided.   

A shooting on I-75 in Brownstown Township is under investigation by Michigan State Police. A 16-year-old male told Police someone fired at his vehicle between Allen and Sibley Roads and then drove off.

A pop-up dog park is opening in Downtown Grand Rapids next month. The city's Downtown Development Authority is spending 25-thousand-dollars to create the temporary park where dogs can run freely without a lease.

A robbery on Detroit's west side led to a police standoff and the arrests of three people. Investigators say a man was robbed at gunpoint near West Warren and Abington Avenue.  

The Canadian man who stabbed an airport police officer in Flint will spend the rest of his life behind bars. A Judge handed down a life sentence for Amor Ftouhi, who was convicted on terrorism and other charges. 

Two animal control officers in Ingham County hit the streets to educate and enforce dog licensing laws. Michigan law requires every dog to have a license and not having one in Ingham County is considered a misdemeanor offense. 

A reminder to parents and students, Cadillac Schools will now dismiss on June 18 due to snow days. That date could change depending on snow day legislation that is going through Lansing.

A Clawson High School student is in custody for allegedly making a threat against their school. Police say a student who was not at the school said on Snapchat that they were bringing a gun to the building. 

National Mustang Day celebrated Mustang's birthday recently. Ford Motor Company celebrated the pony’s 55th birthday with the announcement that for the fourth year in a row it is the world's best-selling sports coupe.  

A group of farmers in West Michigan are uniting to help Nebraska farms devastated by recent storms. The group left the Wayland Livestock Auction to head to Fremont, Nebraska with supplies.  

A Grand Rapids woman is planning a tropical vacation after winning on Wheel of Fortune. Colleen Kuehl appeared on the game show and walked away with 17-thousand-dollars. 

Transit customers will soon have an easier time paying for rides on both Detroit-area bus networks. Transportation leaders will launch a new payment system called Dart May 1st.

Flint Police say three people are in custody and one suspect is still outstanding after a shot was fired outside a school. The shooting happened outside Flex High School. 

Two more cases of measles have been confirmed, according to the state department of Health and Human Services. One of the exposure locations is in Lansing at the Speedway Gas Station on S. Pennsylvania Avenue.  

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she's open to allowing construction of an oil transport tunnel beneath the channel where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet. She wants as quickly as possible to shut down Enbridge's Line 5. 

Michiganders can now represent their favorite Detroit sports team while they are driving. The Michigan Secretary of State's Office is now offering Tigers, Red Wings, Lions, and Pistons license plates.   

Michigan health officials say 38 confirmed cases of measles in Metro Detroit are related to the outbreak in New York City. A man who had contracted the virus travelled to Oakland County earlier this year.  

The widely anticipated new sedan from Cadillac has been unveiled at the New York Auto Show. The CT5 will be replacing the CTS and will be aimed at car buyers considering mid-size sedans from BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz. 

Gerald R. Ford International Airport is marking one for the books. This past March, the Grand Rapid airport set a record for its busiest month ever with 341-thousand passengers traveling through.   

The Detroit advertiser who created the Little Caesars' "pizza pizza" slogan has died. Fred Yaffe passed away at the age of 86.  

An AAU basketball coach from Flint is facing stiffer charges after police say he assaulted a referee during a tournament in Kentucky. Keyon Menifield, 40, is facing felony charges for the April 6 assault. 

The State of Michigan is working with both the U.S. and Michigan Humane Societies to shut down puppy mills in the state. Michigan's Attorney General's office has received nearly 20 complaints of puppy scams since 2017. 

American Legion Post 76 in Ludington has a new way to get its honor guard around and it only cost a dollar. It’s a dial-a-ride bus. The post says they hope to use it to better serve fallen veterans. 

A portion of the Michigan State fairgrounds in Detroit has been officially sold to Magic Johnson's development company. The fairgrounds have been vacant for nearly a decade and cost one-million dollars a year to maintain.   

Gasoline prices continued to move upward in the latest Fuel Gauge survey from Triple-A Michigan. The statewide average rose by nine-cents a gallon heading into this week to stand at two-dollars-92-cents a gallon.   

An officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Battle Creek Monday. Officers were called to a neighborhood on Illinois Street and Lathrop Avenue by a person who was bitten by two pit bulls.   

Several streets around Grand Rapids are set to receive upgrades thanks to a federal grant. The city is using more than 748-thousand-dollars in federal safety grants to upgrade several intersections.   

A new study says going to the Detroit Zoo is good for you. The study shows the effects of biophilia, which is the human tendency to affiliate with animals and nature.  

The city of Flint is getting $77 million in funding through the state to pay for water infrastructure improvements. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality announced the loan to the city.  

The Clare County Sheriff’s Office says a woman died in a crash. Snowy and slushy roads played a role in the wreck. Malinda Fox of Farwell lost control and slid into the path of an oncoming SUV. 

U.S. Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders visited west Michigan Sunday. The candidate for the Democratic nomination met with members of the United Association Local 174. 

A Special Olympics athlete from Kalamazoo ran in the Boston Marathon. Twenty-two-year-old Loy Norrix graduate Julian Borst was one of five Special Olympic athletes to take part in the race.   

Several rides at Lakeside Mall's Jeepers location are being shut down by the state. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs sent the Macomb County indoor amusement park a cease and desist order.  

Grand Rapids Public School students will have to wait longer for summer vacation. Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal announced the district is tacking two days on to the end of the year to make up for this winter's snow days.  

A 42-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot in the kneecap on Detroit's west side in what police say was an argument over money. The shooting took place in the 15000 block of Grand River. 

Randy Zimmerman offered his artistic gift to mid-Michigan for free, in the form of the Flint Comix. After 10 years and one million copies, Flint Comix printed its 100th and final issue.  

E-scooters and other electric mobility devices are now allowed on Michigan State University’s campus. The Board of Trustees approved an ordinance that allows electric mobility devices to be used on roads and in bicycle lanes. 

Dozens of people lined up to tour The Great Lakes Maritime Academy's ship in Traverse City. The Great Lakes Maritime Academy says it gets several requests to see the ship, so they have an open house every year. 


Shiawassee Radio Series
ShiaRobots Episode 4

Lead Mentor of Corunna Robotics "Team FridgeBot," Scott Stap, talks to Durand Railroaders Lead Mentor, Justin Shankster, in a new Shiawassee Radio Series called "ShiaRobots." The series follows Shiawassee County's robotics programs during the 2019 competitive season.