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Friday | The Hastings Banner

Primary ballot lineup forming - with one scratch / 4-17-14

Using the public comment portion of Tuesday's agenda to read a statement dominated by his criticism of what he called the Hastings Banner's 'petty effort to sell papers' in its coverage of his ongoing absence from board meetings during a Florida vacation, first-term Commissioner Jim DeYoung announced his intention to not seek re-election to his ... (more)

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Friday | State of Michigan

Open house set for M-37 construction in Hastings

WHAT: A public open house to discuss M-37 resurfacing between M-79 and Green Street in Hastings, Barry County.

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Related Topix: Hastings, MI

Friday | The Hastings Banner

Damaged fence removed from Riverside Cemetery / 4-10-14

A severely damaged portion of the fence that bordered Riverside Cemetery on the south side of West State Road was recently removed, put into storage and the ground filled and graded until the Riverside Cemetery Advisory Committee and the City of Hastings decide whether the fence, which once encircled the Barry County Courthouse, should be repaired, ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

Former Detroit Tiger Still Making News After Being Locked Up

Three victims of sexual assault have filed a federal lawsuit against former Major League Baseball player and Detroit Tiger Chad Curtis and Lakewood High School.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Detroit News

Teens in sex assault case sue ex-Tigers player Curtis

Grand Rapids -- Three teens are suing imprisoned ex-Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis and the school district where he volunteered when they were sexually assaulted.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hastings Banner

County board modifies abstractor agreement / 4-10-14

A revised budget increase to allow the early hire of a new abstractor in the register of deeds office, originally placed under the consent agenda for approval, was requested at last week's meeting by Barb Hurless, register of deeds.

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Related Topix: Eaton County, MI

MLive.com

Allegan judge says she's not going to 'create new law' in anti-fracking case

An Allegan County judge warned an environmental group on Thursday, April 10, that she's not out to make new law on behalf of its effort to cancel state-issued oil and gas leases in the Allegan State Game Area.

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Related Topix: Allegan, MI, Allegan County, MI, Delton, MI

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Shenaingans in Hastings Including Vehicle Break-Ins

On March 25, 2014, Hastings Police responded to the 1400 block of S. Broadway on a reported verbal argument.

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Related Topix: Hastings, MI, Breckenridge, MI

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Hastings Banner

County board violating citizen rights, say opponents of security program / 4-3-14

It even caused Family Court Judge William Doherty to temporarily drop his case so he could counter charges made about the program at Tuesday's meeting of the Barry County Board of Commissioners.

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Related Topix: 3, Hastings, MI

Tue Apr 01, 2014

MLive.com

Sandhill cranes returning to Southwest Michigan, but none reported yet in Kalamazoo County

Michigan Audubon Society is tracking the return of Sandhill cranes from their winter migration south, and has begun receiving reports of their arrival in Southwest Michigan-- one in Allegan Feb. 24; two in White Pigeon and nine near Albion the day before; two at Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery near Mattawan and one in Barry County on March 10. Cranes ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michigan, Kalamazoo County, MI, White Pigeon, MI, Albion, MI, Mattawan, MI

Mon Mar 31, 2014

WLUC-TV Negaunee

New season means new fishing licenses and regulations

Anglers in Michigan must have new fishing licenses before casting lines at Tuesday's start of the 2014 fishing season.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Northern Michigan News

New fishing regs for upcoming season start Tuesday

Although new fishing regulations for the upcoming season start on Tuesday, Michigan Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Biologist Mark Tonello said the changes have little impact locally.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Mecosta, MI, Manistee, MI, Bear Lake, MI, Macomb County, MI

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Part of Calhoun County home collapses in morning fire

Firefighters evacuated a home early this morning while putting out a fire. The blaze broke out just after 3:30 at a home near the corner of Meachem Road and Collier Avenue, north of Battle Creek near the Calhoun-Barry County line.

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Related Topix: Calhoun County, MI, Battle Creek, MI

Sat Mar 22, 2014

MLive.com

Ottawa County clerk to hold off on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

County Clerk Dan Krueger does not plan on issuing marriage licenses Monday to same-sex couples as a handful of other county clerks around the state did Saturday.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Ottawa County, MI, Muskegon, MI, Allegan County, MI

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