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News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 11:40 a.m. EST

GARDEN CITY, Mich. (AP) - A high school in suburban Detroit is locked down while police search the building. State police say they're at Garden City High School with dogs Wednesday to help local officers search for ammunition. The school says students can't enter or leave the building. The lockdown began around 8 a.m. Wednesday. Meanwhile, a student at a school in Lapeer County was found with two loaded airsoft guns Tuesday. No one was in danger.

CROTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Some residents along the Muskegon River are being urged to leave their homes as floodwaters rise in parts of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Newaygo County Emergency Services says the river was above flood stage in Croton Township, about 150 miles northwest of Detroit. In mid-Michigan, heavy rains caused flooding that prompted schools to close Wednesday. A flood warning is in effect into Thursday and numerous roads are closed in Clare County.

CHICAGO (AP) - Sandbags are holding back floodwaters as a storm sweeps across the Midwest and Great Plans, bringing heavy rains, snow and ice. Flood warnings are in effect Wednesday for parts of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Texas and Missouri. In the southwestern Michigan, sandbags are being used in the village of Mattawan to protect homes and businesses from a flooded river. In Indiana, homes and streets are flooded in the South Bend area.

WYOMING, Mich. (AP) - An official says a washout from heavy rains may have caused two engines from a freight train to derail in western Michigan. The engines went off the tracks Tuesday night in the Grand Rapids-area community of Wyoming, about 140 miles northwest of Detroit. One engine came to rest on its side next to the tracks. There were no reports of injuries. Wyoming Deputy Fire Chief Brian Bennett tells The Grand Rapids Press that it appeared a washout likely caused the problem.

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