- Powerless -

On December 22, 2013, an ice storm blasted central Michigan, leaving many homes and businesses without power. Here are six of the stories.

Lartigues: Christmas in the dark

An East Lansing family finds new traditions when spending Christmas in darkness.

Arbor Glen: Iced out

A power outage caused by the ice storm leaves employees and residents in an East Lansing apartment complex in the cold for six days.

MC Properties: 12 days of cleanup

An East Lansing landlord explains the property damage caused by the December 2013 ice storm.

The Evans: A powerless christmas

A Grand Blanc family finds new ways to get in the holiday spirit while spending five days in their powerless home.

The Wrights: The weather wasn't wright

A power outage in a Waverly, Mich., home causes the owners to leave town for days and spend Christmas in a hotel.

Coral Gables: A light in the dark

An East Lansing restaurant welcomes those who lost power in the ice storm, offering them a hot meal and a warm place to rest.