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  1. Van Buren United Way Offering Free Tax PreparationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... so it's a pretty big deal." The tax preparers will have sessions at various times between February and April in Covert, Paw Paw, and Hartford. You can find out more by calling the Van Buren United Way. VITA volunteers will prepare taxes from ...


  2. Suspect charged in Covert Twp. kidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    The second person allegedly involved in kidnapping a Covert Township girl and taking her to Houston, Texas has been formally charged. Osceas Chox, 25, was arraigned Monday in Van Buren County, 7th District Court on one count of kidnapping.


  3. Man arrested kidnapping 14-year-old girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 |

    ... ng investigation involving the New Orleans, Houston, and Detroit FBI Field Offices; the St. Joseph FBI RA Office, the Covert Township Police Department, and the Michigan State Police.


  4. Facebook, cellphones used by New Orleans kidnapping suspect and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 |

    ... Facebook accounts to communicate with a 25-year-old Houston man. Jay Allen, the police chief in Van Buren County's Covert Township, where the girl lived, said the New Orleans suspect, identified by the FBI as Chox, drove the girl from Michigan to ...


  5. Two men arrested for kidnapping Covert Twp. girl to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    COVERT TWP., Mich. - Two people have been arrested for luring a 14-year-old girl from Van Buren County to Texas over a month ago.


  6. 2 men used cellphones, Facebook to lure Michigan teen to TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 |

    Two men arrested by FBI agents this week are accused of using cellphones and Facebook to lure a 14-year-old Michigan girl to Texas , police said Friday. The girl, who was found safe Wednesday at a house in Houston, was reported as a runaway Nov. 4 from her home in Van Buren County's Covert Township, said Jay Allen, police chief of the Covert Township Police Department.


  7. Van Buren County Farm Sued By Former WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Several former employees of Arellano's Fresh Fruit Market and Restaurant in Covert are suing the farm, and at least six others want to join the lawsuit over unpaid wages. They filed the suit in federal court in Grand Rapids earlier this year according to WOOD-TV, which spoke with a few of the workers and the director of Michigan Migrant Legal Aid about the situation.


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

    Nov 24, 2015 | WHTC

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission's decision to issue two license amendments involving the Palisades plant near Covert is coming under fire from anti-nuclear activist groups who continue to demand the closure of the 44-year-old facility. The NRC says that plant's reactor vessel should remain safe for operation through 2031, when the Palisades' license expires, and that staffers at the facility "successfully demonstrated the safety of the pressure vessel under current operating conditions."


  9. Environmental Coalition Vows Continued Campaign to Shut Down...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Common Dreams

    On November 23rd, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff, headquartered in Rockville, MD near Washington, DC, published two related approvals, representing safety regulation rollbacks regarding age-related degradation risks at Entergy Nuclear's 44-year old Palisades atomic reactor in Covert, MI, four miles south of South Haven on the Lake Michigan shore. Links to the NRC staff approvals, regarding "Appendix G" safety regulation rollbacks, and also the "PTS Amendment" , are posted at: .


  10. Van Buren District Library Millage Request ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... communities, voters also approved ballot proposals. A fire millage renewal was passed in Hartford, 113 to 36, while a Covert Schools millage renewal also passed, 248 to 133.


  11. Man robs Little Caesars restaurant in South Haven, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 |

    ... arrived, but witnesses provided a detailed description of him. Officers found and arrested the suspect at a home in Covert. A 29-year-old South Haven man and a 32-year-old South Haven women were arrested. The suspects were taken to the Van Buren ...


  12. Letter: Van Buren District Library deserves your supportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 |

    ... The library system will be better positioned to meet demand for its services. The seven branches in Bangor, Covert, Bloomingdale, Gobles, Lawrence, Mattawan and Decatur are closely integrated with their communities and provide needed services to all ...


  13. Five jailed, charges pending against two others af...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The Van Buren County Narcotics unit has spent the last year-and-a-half making undercover drug buys in the Hartford and Covert Township areas, using one drug dealer to lead them to another until they were ready to sweep them all up. They were able to identify nine dealers and this week who were selling marijuana, heroin, crack cocaine and other drugs.


  14. 9 suspects face charges in Van Buren County drug probeRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Authorities say nine people face felony drug charges as the result of an 18-month investigation into the illegal distribution of heroin, cocaine and marijuana in Van Buren County. The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that the probe began in April 2014 and focused on the illegal distribution of drugs in Hartford, Hartford Township and Covert Township.


  15. Seven Arrested In Van Buren Drug BustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Van Buren County Sheriffs Department says that seven suspects were arrested this week as part of a heroin, cocaine, and marijuana bust. Over the past 18 months, the Narcotics Unit investigated the operation that took place in Hartford and Covert, with undercover detectives buying heroin, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, and marijuana from the suspects at different times.


  16. Drug investigation nets seven suspects in Van Buren Co., two more soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... being sought for 21 different charges. The Van Buren County Sheriff's office, along with Michigan State Police, the Covert Police Department and Hartford Police Department made the sweeps in Covert Township and Hartford. Two more suspects are ...


  17. Lengthy drug probe nets 7 arrests in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 |

    The probe, which began in April 2014, focused on the illegal distribution of the drugs Hartford and Covert and Hartford townships, according to a news release issued Wednesday by the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.


  18. Nuclear plant in Van Buren County operating again ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Van Buren County's Palisades Nuclear Power Plant is back in operation after spending $58 million to refuel and upgrade the facility in Covert. Palisades shut down in mid-September after in its turbine generator system failed just days before a scheduled stoppage to make upgrades required by the U.S. government after the Fukijima meltdown in Japan back in 2011.


  19. Palisades nuclear plant back after $58M projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Covert Township, Mich. a Palisades nuclear power plant in southwestern Michigan has returned to service after a $58 million refueling, maintenance and inspection project.


  20. Project Connect to help homeless in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 |

    ... "Our research shows that the number of homeless individuals in Van Buren County is highest in Hartford and Covert, so we are holding this year's Project Connect in Hartford, with plans for Covert in 2016." More than 700 individuals have been ...


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