Portage Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Police release names of victims in wrong-way U.S. 131 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | MLive.com

    Police have released the names of the three people killed and two people injured in a wrong-way crash on U.S. 131 at Stadium Drive. Kalamazoo County sheriff's deputies have identified the two people in a Ford Fiesta -- which entered southbound U.S. 131 going north about 4:40 p.m. Friday, March 3 -- as 59-year-old Mark Witsaman and 88-year-old Elma Witsaman, both of Portage.

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  2. Assault suspect to undergo competency examFriday, March 3PORTAGE...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A Portage man, who may have mental health issues, has been ordered to undergo a competency exam after he allegedly attacked a cab driver out of the blue. The 60-year-old cabbie had picked him up at a local hospital and delivered him to Albatross Court near the Milham Meadows Apartment complex on January 26th.

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  3. Water main break causes problems on Westnedge Avenue in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | MLive.com

    Go-home traffic was being re-routed from the area of Westnedge and Romence Road.

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  4. Portage backs proposed county identification card programRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | MLive.com

    Portage has joined the city of Kalamazoo in supporting a proposed Kalamazoo County identification card program designed to help those unable to get traditional forms of identification like a driver's license.

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  5. Portage City Council backs County I.D.Wednesday, March 1KALAMAZOO...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Backers of a plan to create a Kalamazoo County ID took the case to the Portage City Council last night seeking their endorsement for the program. They got it despite a Portage policy that they usually don't act on such requests, especially when it involves the expenditure of money by another governmental unit.

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  6. Parchment posts job opening for city managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | MLive.com

    ... be reached for comment on Durham's employment status as of Tuesday night. Durham, a former assistant city manager in Portage and deputy city manager in Kalamazoo, was initially hired for $60,000 in 2007. In 2008, the Parchment City Commission ...

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  7. Portage schools purchases Chromebooks for 9th, 10th gradersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | MLive.com

    Portage Public Schools hopes to outfit all 9th and 10th graders this fall with a Chromebook as the district continues its effort to provide a computing device for every student.

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  8. Gallery: Polar Plunge and Donut Dash benefit Special OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2017 | Daily Egyptian

    ... Dash, and the Polar Plunge that followed, benefited the Special Olympics. (Jacob Wiegand Penny Bowser, a junior from Portage, Michigan, studying biological sciences and a member of the SIU swimming and diving team, eats a donut while making a stop ...

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  9. Portage Northern seeks redemption at regionalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | MLive.com

    PORTAGE, MI Forty-one pins separated the Portage Northern boys bowling team from program history at last season's regional team tournament. It's a number that sticks in the minds of the five Huskies bowlers who were part of that team and are back to remove the sour taste from their mouths.

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  10. Portage Northern's Brooklyn Hudson shows 100 percent leadership...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | MLive.com

    PORTAGE, MI Like many high school athletes heading into their senior seasons, Portage Northern 's Brooklyn Hudson put a lot of thought into what she wanted from her last year with the Huskies girls bowling team. While most seniors spend the preseason thinking about team and personal goals, Hudson was wondering if she really wanted that final season at all.

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  11. Opening day traffic at Chick-fil-A is steady and growing in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | MLive.com

    Traffic into and out of the new Chick-fil-A restaurant on South Westnedge Avenue was steady Thursday morning and increasing as the day moved into the lunch hour. A traffic staging system that the Portage Department of Public Safety and others designed to move restaurant-bound cars off busy South Westnedge appeared to be helping the flow of traffic into the business at 6202 S. Westnedge.

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  12. WMU grad opens first Chick-fil-A in Kalamazoo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | WOODTV.com

    Chick-fil-A fans camped outside the Portage restaurant overnight for a chance at a free year supply of meals. At least 50 tents were clustered outside the new Chick-fil-A, located at the Crossroads Mall on South Westnedge Avenue.

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  13. 12 things to know about the Chick-fil-A that opens today in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2017 | MLive.com

    Chick-fil-A spent at least $1.7 million to build its fifth location in Michigan and make improvements at its site in front of Southland Mall, at 6202 S. Westnedge Ave. "The City of Portage is grateful to Chick-fil-A for investing in Portage," said Mayor Peter Strazdas said of the restaurant. "The more the merrier," he said of growing businesses in the county's largest retail corridor.

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  14. Kalamazoo area's first Chick-fil-A entices early campers with free mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | MLive.com

    Those interested in being one of the first people inside the Kalamazoo area's first Chick-fil-A restaurant will need to be among the first to register to do so starting at 6 a.m. Wednesday, the day before the opening. The catch -- those who register have to remain on site in the parking lot of the restaurant at 6202 S. Westnedge Ave. in Portage for the 24-hour period before it opens for business Thursday, Feb. 23. Each of the first 100 adults camping out overnight receives a digital card for a year's worth of free Chick-fil-A meals .

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  15. Brother takes his little sister to daddy-daughter danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Big brother, 17, takes his little sister, 6, to her daddy-daughter dance after their parents divorced and her father 'abandoned' them Mohammad Hasher brought his six-year-old sibling Noor to the big event at 12th Street Elementary in Portage, Michigan, on February 4 Hasher and his mother Sadia Karamat say the family hasn't heard from the children's father since the divorce Hasher says on the day the dance was set to take place, his sister was on the couch looking distraught The six-year-old girl from Portage, Michigan, hasn't heard from her dad since their parents divorced and he walked out. So her 17-year-old brother Mohammad has taken over as her father figure and made the ultimate gesture for her daddy-daughter dance, by being her date.

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  16. Community forum on civility attracts diverse crowdSaturday, February...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    KALAMAZOO -- Bullying has been on the rise, and civility has taken a beating over the past year because of National politics and the rough and tumble campaign. In reaction to that and some incidents in Portage Schools, the City of Portage co-sponsored a forum this morning on how to restore and reinforce civil behavior in the local community.

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  17. Portage Northern seniors combine to score all 48 points in win over rival Portage CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | MLive.com

    PORTAGE, MI The Portage Northern seniors have been around long enough to understand the significance of the Huskies' rivalry with Portage Central , but in the days leading up to Friday's showdown, they tried to forget about it. Trying to avoid taking on unnecessary pressure visiting Central, the Huskies downplayed the rivalry and emphasized earning their 10th win of the season.

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  18. Portage Central's Johnny Maier scores 27 in win over rival Portage NorthernRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | MLive.com

    PORTAGE, MI What started as a night honoring Portage Central senior Austin McCullough quickly became the Johnny Maier Show in the Mustangs' 44-35 home win over rival Portage Northern on Friday. Maier led all scorers with 27 points, including five 3-pointers on a night in which both offenses struggled to score the ball.

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  19. V&A Bootery buys downtown Kalamazoo's Okun Brothers ShoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | MLive.com

    V&A Bootery, which has its flagship store and its origins on the downtown Kalamazoo Mall, has acquired Okun Brothers Shoes, located a few blocks away on Portage Street. Saying "It's a great store and great brand name," V&A owner William A. Van Dis said, "We're going to run it as an independent store because it's got a great brand name and a great following itself."

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  20. Mesick girls fall to OnekemaRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2017 | Northern Michigan News

    The Mesick girls basketball stayed with Onekama for a quarter before the Portagers pulled away for a 50-18 victory in Northwest Conference action. Onekama led 1... As cadillacnews.com transitions to a metered site, the login information will help us determine whether you are a paid subscriber or one of our casual visitors.

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