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Thursday | The Hastings Banner

Critical funding requests also on Tuesday's ballot / 7-31-14

All three county proposals are renewal requests of existing millage levies for the Barry County Transit System, Barry County E-911 Emergency Telephone and Central Dispatch System and the Commission on Aging.


Related Topix: Woodland, MI, Hastings, MI

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Jessica Graham, 28, for violating probation in retail fraud case

Possible locations: 700 block of South Rose Street, the 700 block of West Kilgore Road, or the 4300 block of Duke Street, all in Kalamazoo, or the 5400 block of Lovers Lane in Portage.


Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Portage, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Kalamazoo, Barry, Van Buren counties

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northern Kalamazoo, Van Buren and Barry counties, effective until 5:30 p.m. Severe storms were spotted moving east at 45 mph at 4:20 p.m. along a line extending from Burnips to Kendall, according to the warning.


Related Topix: Weather, Kalamazoo, MI, Van Buren County, MI, Burnips, MI, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Woman killed in southern Kent County crash is identified

A woman who died in a southern Kent County crash that also injured three child passengers has been identified as 66-year-old Linda Simons, of Barry County.


Related Topix: Nashville, MI

Sat Jul 12, 2014


Barry County Register of Deeds Implements Simplifile E-recording...

Barry County, Mich., is now electronically recording documents through Simplifile, providing the register of deeds' office and its customers with a more cost-effective recording solution.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Michigan blogger's 'fatkini' photo inspires women

A woman wearing a bikini on a beach is not particularly noteworthy. But a Michigan author and blogger is getting a lot of attention for her bathing suit photo.


Related Topix: Blog News, Delton, MI, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Copper Harbor, MI

The Hastings Banner

Campaign maneuvers grab county board focus / 7-10-14

Or maybe the debate's already begun. 'I have another meeting that night,' responded Commissioner Howard 'Hoot' Gibson to challenger Jerry Sarver's public invitation for a July 21 debate.


Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI