Sunday, December 8 2013 5:26 PM EST2013-12-08 22:26:38 GMT
A man was flown to a hospital in Cleveland with serious injuries after a car accident in Erie County on Saturday afternoon. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Gary L McKisic, 47, of South Amherst, wasMore >
The Ohio State Highway Patrol says Gary L McKisic, 47, of South Amherst, was driving on Kneisel Road when his car went off the right side of the road.More >
"Me and my wife separated due to -- for several reasons; um, one of which being the way she treated my children," Terry Steinfurth told Nancy Grace Monday night. More >
"Me and my wife separated due to -- for several reasons; um, one of which being the way she treated my children. That's why we separated, and we separated back in November," Terry Steinfurth told Nancy Grace Monday night.More >
Imagine if you bought a new house and once you moved in, you noticed spiders crawling around everywhere. Brown recluses, to be exact. America Now talked to one family that did just that, and found out how they're getting rid of them! More >
Officials are investigating after a northwest Ohio man died from a gunshot wound Tuesday afternoon.More >
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Once they were just two guys, down on their luck, trying to come up with a way to make more money.
"I said, ‘We can't keep on this path,'" explained PJ Kapfhammer, co-founder of the Maumee Bay Turf Center. "We met in a garage. Twenty minutes later we devised a plan on how to expand our services and this place was born.
From the ashes of a snow plow business rose the Maumee Bay Turf Center. Founded in 2006 by two Clay High School alumni, the company has taken off. It now employs 40 people and provides sports fields across the country.
"If you do good work, then people call you," said co-founder Brad Morrison.
In the old days, grass was used at most - if not all - high school stadiums. Now though, more and more schools are switching to turf, and more of them are using the Maumee Bay Turf Center.
"Perrysburg, Lake, Ottawa Hills, Bellevue, Sandusky," said Morrison. "We're not the low end. We sell Cadillacs, basically."
The turf they use is actually made in a factory in Georgia. It costs roughly $700,000 to install, which may sound like a pretty penny, but there's a long-term upside, both on maintenance costs and safety.
"When you take the overall return on investment on the 8-10 year life of the turf, you save money," said Morrison.
As the business has grown, so has the company's reputation. The company has done work for the Bengals and the NFL.
"I think the ultimate goal is to keep on the path we are on and never forget where we came from," said Kapfhammer.
They went from two guys with a dream to two guys living the dream.
Monday, December 9 2013 5:45 AM EST2013-12-09 10:45:22 GMT
Police are investigating what they call suspicious death that took place inside a home last night. The house is on the 2000 block of Montana Avenue in Saginaw County's Bridgeport Township. SeveralMore >
Police are investigating what they call suspicious death that took place inside a home Saturday night.More >
ObitMichigan.com is dedicated to delivering immediate, up-to-date information on obituaries 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to families and friends in Mid-Michigan. Death notices are displayed during theMore >
ObitMichigan.com is dedicated to delivering immediate, up-to-date information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to families and friends who have lost loved ones.More >
Sunday, December 8 2013 3:58 PM EST2013-12-08 20:58:49 GMT
Light snow will continue to spread across lower Michigan this evening, with a northeast wind and steady temperatures. We're still expecting between one and two inches of snow to fall by the time theMore >
Light snow will continue to spread across lower Michigan.More >
Monday, December 9 2013 6:20 AM EST2013-12-09 11:20:02 GMT
If your car insurance went up this year, you're not alone. Michigan has one of the highest auto insurance rates in the country, and they go up every year. State senator Rick Jones, who serves Michigan'sMore >
If your car insurance went up this year, you're not alone. Michigan has one of the highest auto insurance rates in the country, and they go up every year.More >
Monday, December 9 2013 9:23 AM EST2013-12-09 14:23:23 GMT
Snow fell across the area Sunday night and into Monday morning and that has made for treacherous conditions on area roadways. Freezing rain also fell in some areas and combined with the snow has leftMore >
Snow fell across the area Sunday night and into Monday morning and that has made for treacherous conditions on area roadways.More >
Friday, December 6 2013 2:30 PM EST2013-12-06 19:30:24 GMT
Flint City Councilman Eric Mays said he won't quit his seat on the council despite calls for his resignation by city leaders following his weekend arrest for drunken driving and drug possession. On SaturdayMore >
A newly elected Flint city councilman arrested for drunken driving while cruising the wrong way down a highway with four flat tires says he won't resign his post.More >
Friday, December 6 2013 6:21 PM EST2013-12-06 23:21:50 GMT
Toy Soliders and the Grinch team up in this unique Christmas display on Center Road in Bay City. But it's the words these characters are holding up, that have some drivers scratching their heads. ManyMore >
Toy Soldiers and the Grinch teamed up in a unique Christmas display in Bay City -- but it's the words these characters are holding up that have some drivers scratching their heads.More >
Monday, December 9 2013 6:35 AM EST2013-12-09 11:35:52 GMT
A veteran Great Lakes shipwreck hunter says he and his crew found the wreck of a wooden steamer that sank in 1861 in Lake Huron. The Detroit Free Press reports 72-year-old David Trotter of Wayne County'sMore >
A veteran Great Lakes shipwreck hunter says he and his crew found the wreck of a wooden steamer that sank in 1861 in Lake Huron.More >