Anne Runkle, The Oakland Press

Anne Runkle

The Oakland Press

Michigan, United States

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Recent articles by Anne:

State issues violations to company involved in Huron River chemical spill

The state has issued violations to a Wixom company that it says is responsible for releasing a carcinogen into the Huron River system. → Read More

Statewide total of COVID-19 cases drops

The statewide total of COVID-19 cases has dropped over the past week when compared to the previous week. → Read More

Highland Post Office resumes operations after fire

The Highland Township Post Office has reopened. It closed last December because of a fire. → Read More

Troy movie night rescheduled for Tuesday

Outdoor movie night was canceled last Wednesday, Aug. 3, because of bad weather. It has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 9. → Read More

Low level of hexavalent chromium found in Kent Lake

Water sampling shows a low level of hexavalent chromium, a carcinogen, in Kent Lake. A chemical spill from an automotive supplier in Wixom prompted state officials to test the water in the Huron Ri… → Read More

Blake’s plans to keep beloved traditions, add new ones at former Erwin Orchards

The beloved Erwin Orchards in Lyon Township will open soon as Blake’s Orchards. → Read More

Baldwin Public Library in Birmingham closed due to flooding

The Baldwin Public Library is closed due to flooding. → Read More

2 water samples show low levels of carcinogen after chemical spill

Two water samples show low levels of hexavalent chromium in Hubbell Pond near Milford after a chemical spill from an automotive supplier, State officials caution that dozens of samples were taken a… → Read More

‘Piece of history:’ Donors invited to claim fence posts with names on them

Donors have until Sunday to claim fence posts that bear their names at Shiawassee Park in Farmington. The fence was 22 years old and has been replaced. → Read More

Farmington Hills offers cooling center amid heat, humidity

The city of Farmington Hills is offering a cooling center for those dealing with heat, humidity and the possibility of power outages. → Read More

Non-homestead millage easily passes in Bloomfield Hills Schools

Voters overwhelmingly approved a request to restore a non-homestead millage in the Bloomfield Hills Schools. → Read More

More tests still showing no contamination from chemical spill in Huron River

More testing shows no contamination of the Huron River in Oakland and Livingston counties after a carcinogen was released yron → Read More

Initial testing shows no contamination of Huron River; sampling to continue

Initial testing shows no contamination in the Huron River after a chemical spill but officials caution that more sampling will be done before any conclusions can be drawn. → Read More

Statewide number of COVID-19 cases climbing

The number of COVID-19 cases statewide is climbing, according to weekly data from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. → Read More

Voters overwhelmingly approve police, fire millage requests

Voters in nine Oakland County townships approved public safety proposals in Tuesday’s election. → Read More

Pontiac, Bloomfield school millages headed to approval

Pontiac and Bloomfield Hills school millages are passing, according to early election results. → Read More

Stay out of Huron River in Oakland, Livingston counties, state recommends

State officials are recommending that people and pets stay out of a stretch of the Huron River after the release of a carcinogen by a Wixom automotive supplier. The advisory also affects Kent Lake … → Read More

Sunflour Bakehaus closes; new owners sought for popular bakery

The popular Sunflour Bakehaus in Farmington has closed and the owners are looking for a buyer. → Read More

In the red: Wayne, Oakland, Macomb counties in high transmission rate for COVID-19

Wayne, Oakland and Macomb have moved into the red, or high designation for COVID-19 transmission. → Read More

Lake Orion village offices to close on Fridays

Lake Orion village offices will be closed on Fridays. In exchange, offices will open earlier the rest of the week. → Read More