A utility says some of the tens of thousands of homes and businesses without power in Michigan following days of freezing rain and other wintry weather are expected to be without electricity through the weekend.
UPDATED Thursday at 6:15 p.m.: Consumers Energy says Michiganders will be able to end the voluntary reduction of heat at midnight. MSU returns to normal operations and tonight will be not as cold. Click here for headlines related to extreme cold in Michigan.
The bone-chilling cold we’re feeling this week in Michigan isn’t just dangerous for us. Domesticated animals need to be sheltered from the weather too…and not just dogs and cats. WKAR’s Kevin Lavery ventured out in the subzero deep freeze to meet Tristan Foster, a farm manager with the Michigan State University Beef Cattle Teaching and Research Center. Foster explained what he does in the winter chill when the cows come home.