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Former Vicksburg manager used village money to buy car, lawnmowers, grill, detective says
Former Vicksburg village manager Matt Crawford stole more than $13,000 from the village , spending the ill-gotten funds to purchase lawnmowers and a gas grill, and to pay off debt on his car, according to a Michigan State Police investigator.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Former Vicksburg manager Matt Crawford charged with embezzling from village
Former Vicksburg village manager Matt Crawford is facing two felony embezzlement charges, accused of stealing village funds or property over a three-year period.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Water main break repaired but water boil advisory continues for Vicksburg
A water boil advisory continues for Vicksburg residents on Monday following the repair of a water main break at Main and Prairie streets in the heart of downtown Vicksburg.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Boil water advisory in effect for Vicksburg
VICKSBURG, Mich- A boil water advisory was put into effect in the Village of Vicksburg on the evening on July 13th, following a water main break in the main part of the community.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Vicksburg man faces methamphetamine charges after lab found in Schoolcraft home
A 38-year-old Vicksburg man was arrested on an outstanding warrant and will face additional charges as well after deputies from the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant in the 2000 block of E. Y Ave. at 11 p.m. Thursday.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Letter: Vicksburg school superintendent saved the day on Fourth of July
Charles Glaes, superintendent of schools for Vicksburg, saved the day at the Schoolcraft Fourth of July Parade on Clay Street.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Ken Schippers named Vicksburg village manager, removes acting from title
Schippers, the long-time director of the Department of Public Works who was named acting village manager Aug. 19 last year by the Vicksburg Village Council, was unanimously appointed village manager Monday night.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Real-time weather coverage demonstrates Kalamazoo Gazette's digital approach
When MLive meteorologist Mark Torregrossa gave a public presentation at the Kalamazoo Gazette hub in late May, we hadn't had much severe weather yet this spring in Southwest Michigan.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Vicksburg, Schoolcraft get special state funding for road projects
As they struggle to deal with storm damage this week, the villages of Schoolcraft and Vicksburg finally got some good news Wednesday.
Grizzly bear sculpture emerges from 300-year-old tree near I-94 and South Westnedge
It is indeed, albeit one carved from the stump of a 300-year-old burr oak tree that had to be cut down because it was dying, said Matt Milks, property manager for Meyer C. Weiner Co., which owns the land.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Corn fields 'like a steam roller hit them' after Kalamazoo County storm
A corn field on West VW Avenue near Vicksburg was hit hard by overnight storms. Several downed trees are blocking roads and causing power outages.
Vicksburg cleaning up after being rocked by overnight storms
Driving around Vicksburg Tuesday may feel like navigating through a maze. Fallen trees and downed power lines serve as road blocks on streets littered with debris -- the aftermath of powerful storms that ripped through the village Monday night.
Storms knock down trees, power lines near Vicksburg, Schoolcraft; thousands without power
Schoolcraft and Vicksburg, as well as other portions of southern Kalamazoo County took the brunt of the storm, according to a county dispatcher who estimated that dispatchers took at least 50 calls overnight from residents who reported that trees or power lines had fallen.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Vicksburg approves 2014-15 budget that calls for better roads, utilities
The village of Vicksburg's new budget roadmap calls for better roads and sewer and water systems, a smaller police department and no change in the utility rates or millage.