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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Portage, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

6 hrs ago | MLive.com

2014 STAR Awards: Art Nichols, Irving S. Gilmore Lifetime Achievement ...

Art Nichols, 84, is never too busy or too tired to help someone in need, said Kathleen Kelleher, director of fund development for Senior Services of Southwest Michigan.

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Related Topix: Health, AARP, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

6 hrs ago | MLive.com

2014 STAR Awards: Beth Wilson 'absolutely dedicated' to Kalamazoo County CASA program

Helping children through tough times is what has driven 43-year-old Beth Wilson as she seeks ways to improve the quality of life for young people dealing with extraordinary hardship.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Family, Kids

9 hrs ago | MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Kalamazoo this weekend: The Gilmore, Grow-It-Yourself Day and more

The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival again tops my list of things to do in the coming days, but there a several other fun activities around the corner.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Keith Sweat, R-N-B, Entertainment

Tue Apr 22, 2014

MLive.com

The 20th century art of the pinball machine to be celebrated at Pinball at the 'Zoo

Owner Kevin Ketchum and employee Amber Knarian work the flippers at Klassic Arcade of Gobles.

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Related Topix: Gobles, MI, Entertainment

MLive.com

Michael Strong, officer accused of offering drugs for sex, waives preliminary exam

Michael Strong, the former Prairieville Township reserve police officer accused of offering drugs for sex , has waived his preliminary examination and could now face trial.

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Related Topix: Plainwell, MI, Oshtemo, MI

MLive.com

Deputies find 13 meth labs in Comstock Township garage

Deputies are seeking criminal charges against a Kalamazoo resident after they found 13 suspected methamphetamine labs in a Comstock Township garage Tuesday morning.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Drugs

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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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Portage, MI, Lawton, MI

State of Michigan

Open house set to discuss I-94 BL (Stadium Drive)construction in Kalamazoo

WHAT: Construction open house to discuss I-94 Business Loop construction at US-131 and Drake Road in Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo County.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

Mon Apr 21, 2014

MLive.com

Eddie Lee Anderson, 38, for failing to pay court fines

Wanted: For failing to pay $3,000 in fines to Kalamazoo County Friend of the Court and for failing to comply with a district court payment order stemming from an original charge of driving while license suspended.

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MLive.com

Former Kalamazoo County Commissioner Robert Barnard to run again for county board

Barnard will run for the board's District 1 seat as a Democrat. District 1 includes Kalamazoo's Northside, Eastside, Fairmont and Edison neighborhoods, as well as a northeast portion of Kalamazoo Township.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

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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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Portage, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

MLive.com

Teens from the Eastside neighborhood will 'Speak with Fire' with Kinetic Affect

Kirk Latimer and Gabriel Giron, the men who make up Kalamazoo -based performance poetry group Kinetic Affect , are dedicated to spreading the message that you can't let the negative influences in life affect your future.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Arts, Poetry, Non-Profit, Eastwood, MI

MLive.com

Kalamazoo poverty task force comes after county Poverty Reduction Initiative disbands

As the city ramps up a task force to combat poverty in Kalamazoo , a poverty-reduction effort that started more than a decade ago has quietly disbanded.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Suspects Break into Vacant Home, End Up Leading Police to Meth Bust

The owner of a recently-vacated home sees people inside and calls police, who then end up finding an active meth lab during the course of the investigation.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Kalamazoo this week: Gilmore Keyboard Festival, ...

But in addition to world renowned pianists, Kalamazoo also has several other fun events going on.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Libraries, Entertainment

Sat Apr 19, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Single Engine Plane Crashes At Private Airstrip

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. - The FAA and the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department are investigating a single engine plane crash in Oshtemo Township Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Oshtemo, MI, Air Accidents

Fri Apr 18, 2014

MLive.com

Greg Tibbetts case: Vicksburg superintendent reflects on 'devastating' crime

The Vicksburg community has been "devastated" by a sexual abuse case involving a Vicksburg teenager and Greg Tibbetts , a former middle school principal, and officials have taken steps to prevent a similar situation from ever re-occurring, Superintendent Charles Glaes said.

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Related Topix: Vicksburg, MI, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Education Etc.

MLive.com

Manslaughter conviction in infant son's death nets Kalamazoo Township man prison time

A Kalamazoo Township man who admitted to killing his infant son was sentenced Friday to at least 65 months in prison.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

MLive.com

Petition language to recall Comstock Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis approved; she plans appeal

Comstock Township businessman Robert "Mike" White has launched an effort to recall Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis, saying that she has a "personal agenda" that is adversely impacting certain local businesses, including his own.

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