I spent a very happy week with the Chevrolet Volt during the Spring 2011 tech tour. On a recent weekend, thanks to the folks at LaFontaine Chevrolet in Dexter, I got to rekindle the relationship, and if anything, this car has gotten even better over the course of a year.
Village President Shawn Keough says an outpouring of volunteers helped remove debris from the area quickly… now, he says, the only evidence left of the storm is construction crews.
A few dozen people met up in Dexter on Saturday to participate in a so-called “cash mob” to support area businesses as they helping rebuild in the wake of a tornado two weeks ago.
The village of Dexter has a message for Mother Nature — “Don’t mess with the Dreadnaughts.”
Up to $250,000 has been authorized to help clean up fallen trees and other debris from county roadways following a tornado that damaged dozens of homes in and around Dexter.
Officials now say 207 homes were damaged in last week’s tornado in Dexter and about 20 will need to be demolished.
Dexter Schools are reopening Monday. The district has been closed since last week’s devastating tornado.
The National Weather Service has confirmed three tornadoes touched down in southeast Michigan on Thursday.
The Salvation Army is one of many organizations helping out in the wake of Thursday’s tornado.
Emergency crews and residents in Dexter have begun the long process of cleaning up damage caused by a tornado with winds estimated around 135 mph that wreaked havoc across the village Thursday night.