village of dexter http://wemu.org en Local Communities Earn 'Tree City USA' Status http://wemu.org/post/local-communities-earn-tree-city-usa-status <p>The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Arbor Day Foundation have given 125 communities in the state the "Tree City USA" certification for their efforts in 2013.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The program promotes proper tree management in urban areas and awareness for the economic, health and aesthetic benefits of trees.</p><p>Among the local communities receiving "Tree City USA" designation: Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Saline and the Village of Dexter.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 06:59:06 +0000 Bob Eccles & Associated Press 45457 at http://wemu.org Local Communities Earn 'Tree City USA' Status Dexter Explosion Kills One Man, Injures Another http://wemu.org/post/dexter-explosion-kills-one-man-injures-another <p>One man was killed this afternoon and another injured in an explosion at the Dexter Utilities Department.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 21:10:57 +0000 Bob Eccles 28383 at http://wemu.org Dexter Explosion Kills One Man, Injures Another Dexter Marks 1 Year Anniversary Of Tornado http://wemu.org/post/dexter-marks-1-year-anniversary-tornado <p>It's been exactly one year since an F-3 tornado tore through the Village of Dexter, damaging some 400 homes, with 36 of those homes suffering major damage.</p><p>Dexter Village Assistant Manager Courtney Nichols says there 's still some repair work going on, specifically at the car wash and the laundromat.&nbsp; She says most of the homes have been repaired or re-built.&nbsp;</p><p>Nichols says it was very fortunate that the financial cost to the village was only $45,000, which mainly went to cover clean-up and tree removal service.</p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 19:13:19 +0000 Bob Eccles 26830 at http://wemu.org Dexter Marks 1 Year Anniversary Of Tornado