Lenawee County, MI

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Lenawee Rescinds Order

A Public Health Order in Lenawee County, which required employee health screening at businesses in the county, has been rescinded. While screening employees for symptoms of COVID-19 and any known close contact to a COVID-19 positive individual is no longer required, it is still critical that employers do not allow individuals to work when they are sick or if they have been in close contact with a COVID-19 positive individual.
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Lenawee County COVID-19 Update: June 24th

The Lenawee County Health Department, on Wednesday, reported 9 new confirmed cases of COVID-19…. with zero people in the hospital. There are currently 7 people in Lenawee County monitoring at home, and 8,511 recoveries. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesdsay reported 174 new confirmed cases of...
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No Tornado Siren in Riga

Why didn’t the tornado sirens go off in Riga prior to the confirmed EF-1 touched down Sunday night?. Lenawee County Emergency Management Coordinator Craig Tanis told WLEN News that the tornado did not show on the NWS radar, therefore no warning was issues so no sirens were activated.
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Tornado causes damage to several homes in Lenawee County

LENAWEE COUNTY (WWJ) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Lenawee County on Sunday night. Forecasters say the EF-1 tornado had peak winds of 90 miles per hour, and was on the ground for more than 2.5 miles in the southeast portion of the county in Riga Township near Blissfield.
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Why was there no tornado warning for Lenawee County tornado?

Specifically, it touched down just northwest of Riga Township and traveled east-northeast for 2.7 miles before lifting. The funnel was 125 yards wide at the ground, and its speed reached 90 miles per hour, which rates it an EF-1 on the 0-to-5 Enhanced Fujita Scale. So if no tornado warning...
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Senior leaders fill up All-County baseball teams

After a year off, high school baseball returned to Lenawee County in a big way. Blissfield head coach Larry Tuttle became the state's winningest coach in history and led the Royals to 35 wins and its first trip to the regional championship game since 2009. The Royals led the way...
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Proof of vaccination not a danger

Lately I have been reading both Letters to the Editor and even some newspaper columnists who live in fear that the suggested use of a card showing proof of vaccination against COVID will somehow compromise their God-given right to pass on a deadly disease to other people and which may even turn the U.S. into a Nazi nation. Wow.
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Boat Collides with Canoe on Silver Lake, Causing Minimal Damage

Lenawee County, MI – Two girls jumped out of the canoe they were fishing from when a fiberglass boat bumped into them on Silver Lake this weekend. Lenawee County Sheriff Troy Bevier told WLEN News that the boat was traveling slowly near the shoreline, and the driver did not hear the girl’s warning that he was going to hit them. He also didn’t see the canoe.
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Lenawee County COVID-19 Update: June 22nd, 2021

Adrian, MI – The Lenawee County Health Department, on Tuesday, reported 1 new confirmed case of COVID-19… with 1 person in the hospital, and zero new deaths. There are currently 7 people in Lenawee County monitoring at home, and 8,501 recoveries. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on...
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Two Monroe County high school youth earn Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central Labor Council scholarships

Two Monroe County high school students were named recipients of annually awarded scholarship funds from the Monroe/Lenawee County AFL-CIO Central Labor Council. Caroline Groll, a 2020-21 graduate of Bedford High School and Emma Spradling, a 2020-21 graduate of Whiteford High School are this year’s two scholarship awardees, each receiving $1,000 in funds as presented in a virtual meeting May 10, a news release said.
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The right man for the job

Casey Randolph has never applied to be a varsity head football coach – until now. Randolph, who has been an assistant football coach for more than two decades, wrestling coach and athletic director, is the new varsity head football coach at Clinton. “I have some big shoes to fill,” Randolph...
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Confirmed tornado damages multiple homes in Riga

RIGA, Mich. (WTVG) - The National Weather Service confirms that the severe weather in Lenawee County Sunday night, into Monday morning, was caused by an EF-1 tornado. NWS said Monday that the tornado touched down around 9:23 p.m. and traveled almost three miles in a four minute period, damaging five homes, multiple other buildings, as well as uprooting trees and knocking down power lines.
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Thunderstorms produce power loss, downed trees, property damage throughout Lenawee County

Heavy winds and thunderstorms raged through Lenawee County Saturday and Sunday nights, causing widespread power outages, fallen trees and some property damage. There were also reports of a tornado or funnel cloud seen in the area of Cemetery Road in Riga Township heading east toward Monroe County during Sunday's storm, but the National Weather Services has yet to confirm those reports.