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  1. Distress call leads to multiple agency response near South HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A distress call to the U.S. Coast Guard led to a multiple agency response on Lake Michigan near South Haven on Wednesday, though authorities say nothing was located. Authorities with the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office say the U.S. Coast Guard received a "Mayday" call from a vessel or aircraft approximately 3 to 4 miles south of the South Haven Pier, approximately 1 mile off the coast of Covert Township around 8:06 p.m. The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol, Covert Fire Department, South Haven Area Emergency Services Fire & Rescue, Covert Police, Covert Fire and South Haven Police responded to the call.

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  2. Vets find former legion official lied about his service, heroismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... man, William E. Clark, even managed to land himself a job as head of security at the Palisades Nuclear power plant in Covert, Mich. When Bob Adelhelm first noticed Lavoie, the first thing that struck him was the stack of awards and badges bristling ...

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  3. Vets find former legion official lied about his service, heroismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... man, William E. Clark, even managed to land himself a job as head of security at the Palisades Nuclear power plant in Covert, Mich. When Bob Adelhelm first noticed Lavoie, the first thing that struck him was the stack of awards and badges bristling ...

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  4. I-196 repaving starts Monday near CovertRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | State of Michigan

    PROJECT: The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repaving about 6 miles of northbound I-196 between the Berrien/Van Buren county line and 16th Avenue in South Haven Township.

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  5. Six Miles Of NB I-196 To Be Repaved From Covert To South HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Orange barrels will be part of the drive along I-196 near Covert starting next Monday. The Michigan Department of Transportation says six miles of the northbound lanes will be repaved starting June 15. The project is expected to run through the end of July.

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  6. Sentencings in Van Buren County Circuit Court for May 26 and June 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... attorney fees and state fees for third-degree fleeing police in March in Hartford Township. Alfred Newell , 21, of Covert, was sentenced Tuesday, May 26, to 15 days in jail, one year of probation and ordered to pay attorney fees, court costs and ...

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  7. Van Buren County United Way Holds Annual Awards LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... the organization wouldn't be able to help so many around southwest Michigan. The Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert took home the Diamond Leadership Award this year for raising over 50 thousand dollars for United Way, while Meijer of South ...

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  8. Fire Destoys Motorcycles, Vehicles At South Haven Metal RecyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... flames and hotspots, with assistance coming from fire departments in Columbia, Lee, Bangor, and Ganges Township. The Covert fire department was put on standby for other fire calls in South Haven.

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  9. Van Buren County Schools Get Heart Safe DesignationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... d defibrillators. The training was organized by the Van Buren Intermediate School District, with funding from the New Covert Generating Plant. The ISD notes that there are only 122 school in the entire state designated as Heart Safe.

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  10. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    May 12, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Tempers flared at the Covert Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday as the crowd demanded that the school board president, who has been convicted of a misdemeanor drug crime, resign. The meeting got so intense that board President Diana Parrigin had to be escorted out of the building by a police officer.

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  11. Angry alumni demand school board president resignRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    Tempers flared at the Covert Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday as the crowd demanded that the school board president, who has been convicted of a drug crime, resign. The meeting got so intense that board President Diana Parrigin had to be escorted out of the building by a police officer.

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  12. Retiring South Haven Firefighters HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... says that Henry had served since 1979, rising to the level of captain. Quinn started out as a firefighter in Covert, serving 25 years there, and then came to South Haven Area Emergency Services in 1994. Both retirees were honored as the department's ...

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  13. The Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | WHTC

    ... the facility's safety rating to Column Two, leading to additional oversight. The agency says that the plant near Covert is operating safely, but lowered the rating due to a couple of incidents last year. More random NRC inspections and two ...

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  14. NRC Addresses Palisades Plant Safety At Thursday MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday held a meeting regarding the annual safety performance evaluation of the Palisades power plant in Van Buren County. Palisades, located in Covert, is currently under a higher level of scrutiny from the NRC after a safety violation last year during its refueling outage.

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  15. NRC to Hold Open House, Public Hearing on Palisades SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WHTC

    ... Entergy officials will discuss the facility's safety performance, along with NRC oversight efforts. The plant near Covert has had numerous operational issues. Nuclear opponents have demanded Palisades' closure; the NRC says that the plant is ...

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  16. Public meeting planned about oversight of Palisades plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... ng device wasn't properly positioned while plant parts were replaced early last year. The plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township on the shore of Lake Michigan is owned by New Orleans-based Entergy.

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  17. Covert school board president keeps position after marijuana arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | MLive.com

    The president of the Covert Public Schools Board of Education will keep her board position despite her arrest last month on a marijuana possession charge. The board held a 90-minute closed-door meeting Monday, April 6, to discuss the court case against Diana Parrigan, who was arrested March 7 in Covert.

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  18. NRC Rejects Petition To Shut Down PalisadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is rejecting a New Hampshire man's request to shut down the Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert Township. In a letter to Michael Mulligan, director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulator William Dean wrote that there is no basis for closing down Palisades based on the concerns Mulligan raised in a petition filed last March.

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  19. Pursuit Channel Welcomes Winchester Archery's Whitetail FrenzyRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | AmmoLand

    ... New Jersey whitetails in the 2015 season premier. Whitetail Frenzy industry partners include: Winchester Archery, Covert Cameras, Wac'em Broadheads, Alps Outdoors, Advanced Treestands, Tactacam, Thunder Mountain Camouflage, C and D Wildlife ...

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  20. Public meeting planned about oversight of Palisades plantRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... ng device wasn't properly positioned while plant parts were replaced early last year. The plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township on the shore of Lake Michigan is owned by New Orleans-based Entergy.

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