West Michigan: Newsmakers June 21, 2009




Grand Rapids Press:

Frustration levels, as well as water levels, continued to rise today for B-93 concert-goers who had their cars stranded in a lot at the Ionia Fairgrounds due to flooding on the Grand River. Officials of WBCT-FM (93.7) as well as public safety officials told hundreds of fans they will have to wait until Wednesday at the earliest before they have access to their vehicles, many of them submerged in water up to windshields... Water levels, frustrations continue to rise in aftermath of B-93 Birthday Bash at Ionia Fairgrounds (Sun, 6/21)




It could be mid-week before hundreds of cars trapped by water at the Ionia County Fairgrounds are able to be removed, according to officials from Ionia County and Clear Channel Radio. Thousands of people were trapped when water from the Webber Dam was diverted due to the torrential rains Friday night. The Ionia County Fairgrounds flooded early Saturday evening, forcing the evacuation of the concert and an emergency shelter set up. There are at least several hundred cars trapped south of the Grand River, and another 100 or more in other spots, said Tim Feagan, the vice president of Clear Channel Grand Rapids, and Jason Eppler, the Ionia city manager... B93 Birthday Bash cars stuck til Wed. (Sun, 6/21)







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