All buildings in the Perry school district will be closed on Friday due to power issues. On Thursday, Perry High School was closed due to a power outage.
Power outages have also impacted nearby communities in the recent days. On Tuesday, from East Lansing to DeWitt, a blackout affected numerous traffic lights for a short period of time when a Lansing Board of Water & Light substation unexpectedly "tripped," WLNS-TV reports.
Business and community leaders from throughout Shiawassee County met for the Shiawassee Chamber of Commerce monthly Networking@Noon event on Tuesday. This month's event, held in conjunction with The Greater Durand Area Chamber of Commerce at the historic Durand Union Station and Michigan Railroad History Museum, drew the largest Networking@Noon crowd ever, emcee David Hood of Wells Fargo Advisors in Owosso announced as things got underway on Tuesday.