1-Year Later Dexter School Remembers Tornado That Ripped Through Area

“There are a lot of kids in this building who were impacted by the tornado, a lot of adults in this building who were impacted by the tornado … it makes us take it more seriously and makes us reflect on last year,” said Jamie Bronson.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/15/2013

From Chopper950 over Dexter, Friday afternoon.

Events To Mark Anniversary Of Dexter-Area Tornado

Events will mark the anniversary of a tornado that touched down last year in the Dexter area, northwest of Ann Arbor, as efforts to improve storm safety continue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2013

Odd clouds seen in Metro Detroit on May 31, 2013. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ)

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Damage in Dexter after the tornado- March 2012. (WWJ File: Sandra McNeill)

Rebuilding Dexter Months After The Tornado

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2012


Rare Upper Peninsula Tornado Confirmed

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a rare tornado touched down last week in the UP.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

Warner Bros. Film Wins Michigan Incentive

The movie will be about a super tornado that sweeps through a small town. Parts of it will be shot at the Michigan Motion Picture Studios in Pontiac.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2012

(WWJ Photo/Ron Dewey)

Detroit Zoo Holds Emergency Drill

The penguins and polar bears need not be alarmed, because it’s only a test.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2012

From Chopper950 over Dexter. All the blue you see is tarps covering holes in homes.

Shoppers ‘Mob’ Dexter In Support Of Local Biz

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2012

Billboard in Dexter (Boullion Sales Facebook Photo)

Dexter Billboard Tells Off Mother Nature

The village of Dexter has a message for Mother Nature — “Don’t mess with the Dreadnaughts.”


Dexter tornado damage - March 16, 2012. (WWJ Photo/Sandra McNeill)

$250K Approved To Remove Tornado Debris In Dexter

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012