‘On The Michigan Road’ throwback: Halloween 1986

On The Michigan Road

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — What’s Halloween without a ghost story?

Dick Evans shared one from his childhood as he marked Halloween in this Oct. 31, 1986, throwback “On The Michigan Road” story. And that was just to start.

Between 1971 and 1991, Dick Evans filed his popular “On The Michigan Road” reports 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.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Know something newsworthy? Report It!