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Amtrak Resumes Michigan Service

After Cancelling Train Traffic Earlier This Week Passenger Service Began Moving People Again on Friday

Posted by Durand Now at 9:39pm 2/1/19

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After suspending passenger service on Wednesday and Thursday due to extreme winter weather, Amtrak Midwest announced it would reinstate train traffic in and out of Chicago beginning Friday.  Those lines include the Blue Water that runs between Port Huron and Chicago, stopping at Durand Union Station twice daily.

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An Amtrak news release said "Extreme weather conditions and an abundance of caution" prompted the cancellations.

Durand Union Station also reopened on Friday after being closed for several days due to inclement weather caused by the polar vortex that impacted much of the United States this week.

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04. Staying Warm In O Town

Josh Strickland talks with Steven Cohen of O Town Cafe about their decision to stay open 24/7 to provide a warm place to the homeless of Shiawassee County during a spell of life-threatening winter weather.
                     
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03. Corunna Robotics

Josh Strickland talks with Corunna's "Team FridgeBot" Lead Mentor Scott Stap about Shiawassee County's growing place in competitive robotics.
                     
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Durand Plaza Sold, New Tenants Announced

New Mattress Store Will Fill Vacant Storefront At Former Monroe Plaza and Another New Business To Be Announced Soon

Posted by Durand Now at 11:46pm 1/13/19

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A brand new mattress store, Zen Mattress, will occupy a storefront in Durand Plaza, formerly known as Monroe Plaza. It is expected to open in February.

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