‘On The Michigan Road’ throwback: Mink and fox farm

On The Michigan Road

GREENVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — On a snowy day in 1984, “On The Michigan Road” headed out to a mink and fox farm near Greenville to learn about the fur business.

Above in the Feb. 20, 1984, report, Dick Evans tried to hold a mink. It didn’t go well.

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.

You can find more throwback reports in the “On The Michigan Road” section here on woodtv.com.

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