(Column and photos by Tom Hodgson with special thanks to the Waterloo Natural History Association.) The fall waterfowl migration is all about duck blinds, decoys and sitting in misery for hours in the cold and rain in hopes of getting a shot at a duck that is flying by at 40 miles an hour. The [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jennifer Fairfield, owner of The Garden Mill, for the information in this column.) Even though we really can’t get any planting or dividing done yet because the ground is either still frozen or too soggy, there are still a number of things we can do to get our yards [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Angie Borrego for the information in this story.) The Washtenaw County Road Commission on Thursday, April 17, suspended the seasonal weight restrictions on roads throughout the county. These weight restrictions went into effect on March 1 and remained there for 54 days. Typically, each spring in accordance with state [...]
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Patty Roberts for the information in this story.) The Chelsea District Library welcomes Eric Harrington, a member of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, initiated by former vice president Al Gore, on Monday, April 21 from 7-8:30 p.m. He will explore the causes and consequences of climate change in a [...]
Chelsea resident Tom Girard is having some fun with the wicked winter we’ve all endured. He’s asking Chelsea residents to guess how long his ice block mass will last. See all the information below, and even if you don’t enter his contest, drive by and take a look at what he’s built.
The Chelsea Police Department is warning folks of both a wind chill advisory and whiteout conditions with intermittent slick roadways. The wind chill advisory is in effect until 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 at 11 a.m. Please take your time and drive very carefully.
(Chelsea Update would like to thank Jaclyn Klein of Arbor Hospice for the information in this story.) Winter continues to pummel Michigan with extreme temperatures and record-breaking levels of snow. While this weather may give you reason to gripe, it poses an extra challenge for those living with respiratory ailments, such as congestive obstructive pulmonary [...]