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Portage, Michigan is located in Kalamazoo County. Zip codes in Portage, MI include 49002, 49081, and 49024. The median home price in Portage is $134,500 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Portage information.

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3 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Portage Teen Who Lost Foot To Frostbite Walking Again

"It`s almost like losing a best a friend or something because you are losing part of you and you feel that sadness in it," said Marissa Barry of Portage.

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13 hrs ago | MLive.com

Damian Tejada, killed in Wayside West shooting, to be remembered Tuesday at memorial service

Family and friends of Damian Tejada, a Kalamazoo man who was shot and killed at the Wayside West sports bar , plan to gather Tuesday, April 29, for a service to celebrate the 23-year-old's life.

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16 hrs ago | MLive.com

Rack of dust mops catches fire, fills Kalamazoo business with smoke

A uniform rental company in Kalamazoo filled with smoke Wednesday night after a rack of dust mops inside the business caught on fire, investigators said.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

MLive.com

Videos capture horrific, wrong-way crash on U.S. 131 that killed Jaryd Ford, Jeremy Smeltzer

Michigan Police release Trooper video of April 15 wrong way head-on crash on 131.

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MLive.com

Tom Eddy posthumously honored with Portage Rotary Club Community Service Award

The late Tom Eddy is being honored today with the 23rd annual Community Service Award by the Portage Rotary Club.

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MLive.com

Portage resident Stan Runyon to seek open seat on Kalamazoo County Board

Portage resident Stan Runyon has officially added his name to a list of candidates hoping to fill one of six vacant seats on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners this fall.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Insurance Journal West

Farrell Promoted to Surety Underwriter at Michigan's J.M. Wilson

Portage Mich.-based managing general agency and surplus lines insurance broker, J.M. Wilson, has promoted Stephanie Farrell to surety underwriter.

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MLive.com

Filing deadline is today for August primary; see list of who's running so far in Kalamazoo County

In races relevant to Kalamazoo County state Reps. Sean McCann , D-Kalamazoo, and Margaret O'Brien , R-Portage, are looking to replace Senator Tonya Schuitmaker , R-Lawton, in the 20th District state Senate race as she runs in the newly formed 26th District.

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MLive.com

Kalamazoo water, wastewater customers could see rates rise by June

Processed water is released into the Kalamazoo River at the Kalamazoo Wastewater Treatment Plant in this July 2006 file photo.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

MLive.com

Sentencings in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court for April 21, 2014

Ronnie Eugene Allen , 50, of Portage, was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay court costs, attorney fees, state fees and restitution of $1,400 for criminal sexual conduct second degree and assault less than murder in November 2013 in Kalamazoo.

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MLive.com

Ground-breaking is Tuesday in Portage for Gilden Woods Early Care and ...

The 16-year-old, Grand Rapids-based business hopes to open it 14th Michigan location later this year, a Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool , at 1508 E. Centre Ave. in Portage.

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MLive.com

Portage youth organize Green-A-Thon to celebrate Earth Day Saturday

Portage youth band together to celebrate the environment at the annual Green-A-Thon 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Celery Flats Historical Area, 7335 Garden Lane.

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WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Mattawan Gas Station Robbed

Three black males are being sought for a string of similar, but not always successful gas station heists this weekend in Mattawan and Portage.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

MLive.com

Julie Mack: Imagining a U.S. health-care system without insurance

Dr. Michael Park, a specialist in allergies who has a practice in Portage, says the secret to reforming U.S. health care is cutting insurance companies out of the equation.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

MLive.com

Portage Community Center celebrates 38th birthday with party April 24

What started as a project by two Portage teenagers has grown up, and on Thursday, April 24, will celebrate its 38th birthday.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Confrontation Leads to Shots Fired; AK-47 Style Rifle Recovered

Two suspects are in custody after reportedly firing shots into the air, the result of a random confrontation with two people who had just returned home from work.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

MLive.com

Jaryd Ford, Plainwell man killed in U.S. 131 crash, remembered during ...

A crowd gathered at the Red Barn in Martin Thursday evening for a candlelight vigil for Jaryd Ford, the 21-year-old Plainwell man killed Tuesday when his Ford Mustang was hit head-on by a driver going the wrong way on U.S. 131, released Chinese lanterns into the sky in remembrance of Ford, who was describe by many as "a friend to everyone."

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MLive.com

People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- April 17, 2014

People on The Move announces the new title or working role of local people moving from one paid position to another.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Suspects in credit card fraud and high speed chase...

State Police say Traison Watson was chased to Exit One near the Indiana Border where Troopers were able to pin his car in a ditch and take him into custody.

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MLive.com

Portage council OKs rezoning that clears way for new retail center in front of Lowe's

A multi-million-dollar commercial development in front of Lowe's has the green light from Portage and is expected to begin construction soon.

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