Amid cleanup, flooding in Michigan prompts more evacuations

Another round of evacuations is taking place in Central Michigan further downriver from two dams that were overwhelmed earlier this week by floodwaters.
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SPAULDING TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) Another round of evacuations is taking place in Central Michigan further downriver from two dams that were overwhelmed earlier this week by floodwaters.

Authorities say about a dozen people in Spaulding Township have been evacuated, others left their homes on their own and some refused to leave despite warnings.

The township is in Saginaw County and is about 100 miles north of Detroit.

It's southeast of the Edenville and Sanford dams that were overwhelmed Tuesday night after heavy rains and forced about 11,000 people in the Midland area to evacuate their homes.

A number of homes were damaged, but no injuries have been reported.