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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 $128,000 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Portage information.

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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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MLive.com

Portage proposes 1.4 percent hike in water-sewer bills for 2014-15

After years of hefty rate increases, Portage water and sewer customers could be looking at a smaller hike for 2014-15.

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Proposed 2014-15 Portage budget calls for slight millage increase, increased emphasis on roads

Portage taxpayers are looking at a slightly higher city tax bill under the proposed 2014-15 budget that Portage City Council members will begin deliberating on next week.

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WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

UPDATED: Victims ID'd in Allegan County Double Fatal

US 131 was closed for a few hours this Wednesday morning near Allegan just south of the M-89 exit.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

MLive.com

High-speed chase on I-94 leads to arrest of 23-year-old Illinois man

A 23-year-old Illinois man has been lodged at the Van Buren County Jail on charges of felonious assault and fleeing and eluding related to a high-speed chase Tuesday that began as a report of credit card fraud in Portage , police said.

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WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

High Speed Chase On I-94 From Kalamazoo County To New Buffalo

No official details have yet been released, but a high speed chase along I-94 has come to an end after going from Kalamazoo County to New Buffalo.

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MLive.com

Car-pedestrian accident still under investigation in Portage; Criminal charges possible

Criminal charges could be possible against a driver who struck a man and his 3-year-old daughter in a small Portage subdivision Sunday.

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MLive.com

Which cities have the most, least satisfied residents? Gallup poll gauges pulse of metros

According to a new Gallup poll, Michigan has some of the most -- and least -- satisfied communities.

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What issues are on your mind this election season? Share your...

With the April 22 filing deadline for candidates in 2014 fall elections approaching, we want to hear from readers about what issues they believe could determine county and statewide races.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

MLive.com

Former Kalamazoo County Commissioner Larry Provancher to seek county board seat this fall

Former three-term Kalamazoo County Commissioner Larry Provancher has announced he will seek to regain a seat on the county board this fall after spending more than a decade away from county government.

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Sentencings in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court for April 14, 2014

Brandon Elliott Allison, 33, of Adams Street, was sentenced to two days in jail, two years of probation and ordered to pay state fees for manufacture/delivery of prescription forms in May in Portage.

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Portage schools to offer tours of the old Administration Building before it is demolished

The guided tours for those who want one last visit will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 21, and 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23. Because of safety concerns and limited handicap accessibility, the district must make arrangements in advance so reservations are required by calling Edna Kent at 323-5148.

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Portage to sink $1 million into special 'mill and fill" projects to repair winter's damage

The relentless winter after effects continue to play havoc with local government budgets as road crews pack potholes with cold-patch and begin more extensive work to put streets back into shape.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

MLive.com

Portage man, three-year-old daughter struck by vehicle while walking on sidewalk, police say

A Portage man and his three-year-old daughter are recovering Sunday after a vehicle left the roadway and struck them both while standing on the sidewalk, according to a news release issued by Portage Public Safety.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

Deadline 5 p.m. Tuesday to apply for Portage acting city manager

The deadline to apply for Portage acting city manager is 5 p.m. Tuesday, and as of Friday about 10 people had submitted a resume.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

MLive.com

Portage advises customers to stop running water to avoid frozen pipes

Portage water customers can stop running a steady stream of water to avoid frozen pipes, city officials said in a press release today.

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