‘On The Michigan Road’ throwback: Fall colors 1986

On The Michigan Road

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — This week’s vintage “On The Michigan Road” report gives you a tour of the best fall colors in the state.

Dick Evans traveled north each year to see the sights. Above, see his trip to the Upper Peninsula in October of 1986.

You can also see a fall colors forecast for this year from Storm Team 8 meteorologist Ellen Bacca.

Between 1971 and 1991, Dick Evans filed his popular “On The Michigan Road” stories from all over the state. They featured everything from county fairs to people with offbeat hobbies and collections to some of Michigan’s most iconic locations. He died in October 1991 at the age of 66 after more than 40 years in broadcasting.

News 8 will be airing a throwback “On The Michigan Road” report each Thursday during the 5 p.m. hour.

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