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  1. Sentencings in Van Buren County Circuit Court for July 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... fees for second-offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated in April in Mattawan. Fleetwood Cowell, 33, of Covert, was sentenced to five days in jail, 18 months of probation and ordered to pay attorney fees and state fees for ...

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  2. Sentencings in Van Buren County Circuit Court for July 6 and July 13, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | MLive.com

    A look at sentences handed down Monday, July 6, 2015, and Monday, July 13, 2015, in Van Buren County Circuit Court. Alysia Gaylord, 18, of Covert, was sentenced July 6, 2015, to 29 months to 10 years in prison and ordered to pay state fees for second-degree child abuse in July 2014 in Covert Township.

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  3. Florida kidnapping suspect captured in Hartford TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    An undocumented alien is being held in the Van Buren County Jail for allegedly kidnapping a 13-year-old girl from Polk County, Florida, driving her to a home in the 66000 Block of 48th Avenue where they claim he sexually assaulted the pre-teen. Deputies searched the home with the assistance of officers from the Covert Township Police Department and the Pokagon Tribal Police Department.

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  4. Man found with missing 13-year-old, arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    ... had received information that the two may be in a Hartford Township residence. Deputies went to the residence with Covert Township and Pokagon Tribal police. They conducted a search and found the girl, as well as the suspect, who was hiding. ...

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  5. Illegal immigrant kidnapped, assaulted missing 13-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2015 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    ... Block of 48th Avenue and conducted an investigation. The home was subsequently searched with assistance from the Covert Township Police Department as well as the Pokagon Tribal Police Department. The search of the home revealed the missing 13 year ... 1 comment

  6. Letter: Palisades Nuclear Reactor must physically test its pressurized reactor vesselRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | MLive.com

    Palisades, the aged nuclear reactor in Covert, MI received a shock from the Atomic Safety Licensing Board Panel in May, which called for real physical testing of the steel and welds of its pressurized reactor vessel, PRV. Recognizing that Palisades has long had the most embrittled PRV in the nation it makes only common sense that nuclear regulators and Michigan residents, especially those in the Palisades region, including Grand Rapids, would want and demand that Entergy, Palisades' corporate owner, conduct physical analysis of the "embrittlement" at Palisades.

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

    Jun 17, 2015 | 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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  8. Vets find former legion official lied about his service, heroismRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | 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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  9. I-196 repaving starts Monday near CovertRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | 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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  10. Six Miles Of NB I-196 To Be Repaved From Covert To South HavenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2015 | 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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