Van Buren County Newswire (Page 4)

Van Buren County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Van Buren County, MI. (Page 4)

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  1. Problem Solvers: Neighbor dispute takes violent turn in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    BLOOMINGDALE, Mich.-A neighborly dispute took a violent turn in Van Buren County, and now deputies, the prosecutor's office, and the township officials are all involved. Movement in the investigation picked up speed after one side to this conflict contacted the Fox 17 Problem Solvers.

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  2. Bird ban at Michigan fairs amid avian flu concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich- Schools will soon be letting out for summer, which means fair season officially gets underway in West Michigan. A lot of kids will be showing off their prized animals raised on farms and in barns.

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  3. Man dies after being hit by a train in Hartford, Mich.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    Police have identified a man who was struck and killed by a train in Van Buren County while walking on railroad tracks. Michigan State Police say 23-year-old Mitchell Wheeler of Hartford was wearing earphones when he was hit by the train Monday.

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  4. Police: Hartford man hit by train while walking on tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | WJRT

    ... earbuds when he was hit by the train Monday. According to police, Wheeler was walking west on the tracks in Van Buren County when a train headed east approached. The Kalamazoo Gazette (http://bit.ly/1IeWFW6 ) reports the train operator tried to stop ...

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  5. Picturing history: Van Buren County Courthouse, Keosaugua, IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Deseret News

    William Pitt's Nauvoo Brass Band performed at the county courthouse in Keosaugua, Iowa, several times there in March 1846. Keosaugua, Iowa, is the county seat of Van Buren County.

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  6. Black Bear Spotted In HartfordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is aware of another sighting of a black bear in Van Buren County, this time in Hartford. The DNR's Jordyn Richardson tells WSJM News that they are not yet investigating because the woman who spotted the bear has only reported it to WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids and not to them. 2 comments

  7. Video catches black bear raiding bird feeder in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | MLive.com

    Black bears are moving south , and Southwest Michigan residents may have to adopt the same practices their northern Michigan neighbors have learned to avoid bear trouble -- moving grills, bird feeders and any other food sources indoors when possible. Near Lawrence, a homeowner shot video of a bear eating bird seed from a feeder; there also have been sightings along the Lake Michigan lake shore in Muskegon, Ottawa, Allegan and Van Buren Counties, said Jordyn Richardson, wildlife outreach technician for the Michigan Department of Natural Resources in Plainwell.

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  8. Couple charged with home invasion in child custody disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    An ugly scene in South Haven has put a baby in the hospital, and two adults from Van Buren County in jail, facing some serious felonies. Lanna and Ryan Kish had let their victim, a young woman, legally adopt their infant child who is now 7-months old, and also left their two year old in her care for the last four months.

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  9. April Housing Numbers Showing Seller's Market ContinuingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Sales of existing homes in the area continue to be strong. The Southwestern Michigan Association of Realtors is reporting the average selling price in April rose 16% from March to just over $186,000, while median prices were up 20%.

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  10. Harloff Manufacturing In Paw Paw To ExpandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Harloff Manufacturing Company in Paw Paw is expanding. The company is relocating the operations of Trine Corporation in the Bronx, New York to Van Buren County as part of a $1 million expansion.

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  11. Suspected murderer incompetent to stand trialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A Van Buren County man who admitted to stabbing and killing his aunt during the 9-1-1 call he made to police to report her death, has been ruled incompetent to stand trial, and prosecutors are waiting for reports on whether he was insane when committed the killing. 23-year-old Logan Amstutz apparently got into a fight with his 57-year-old Aunt, Janet Amstutz at her place on Ridgeview Circle in Antwerp Township near Paw Paw back in late November, stabbing her several times.

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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 Van Buren County United Way this week handed out to dozens of southwest Michigan individuals and businesses for helping in the effort to raise money and volunteer in the past year. On Tuesday, it held its annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon at the ISD Conference Center in Lawrence.

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  13. Man accused of stabbing aunt not competentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    A prosecutor says psychiatrists have concluded that a 23-year-old man is incompetent to stand trial in the fatal stabbing of his 57-year-old aunt at their home in southwestern Michigan. Van Buren County Assistant Prosecutor Mike McKay tells the Kalamazoo Gazette that the Center for Forensic Psychiatry has concluded that Logan Amstutz lacks the capability to go on trial.

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  14. Van Buren Road Commission to Repair Blue Star High...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | WHTC

    The Van Buren County Road Commission advises that the Blue Star Highway will be under construction between Phoenix Road and M-140 though the end of next month. The crumbling road surface will be paved over with asphalt, and curbs will be repaired on the stretch that goes along South Haven's eastern boundaries.

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  15. Elkhart-based company breaks ground on new facility in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    ... is relatively low at 4.6 percent but four of the five surrounding counties are over five percent including Van Buren County at seven percent. "Unemployment rates in Elkhart County, LaGrange County are very low," Ken Jones, Chairman of the St. Joseph ...

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  16. Courtesy: Tom RennerRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    A business in Van Buren County was damaged Wednesday afternoon by fire. Shortly after 2 o'clock, South Haven Area Emergency Services responded to a call about a fire at South Haven Metal Recycling on 67th Street.

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

    May 12, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Van Buren County is now the only county in Michigan in which all school buildings in every school district are certified as Heart Safe by the state. The Michigan Departments of Health and Human Services and Education on Tuesday announced the designation, along with the American Heart Association, the Michigan Athletic Association, and the Michigan Alliance for Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death of the Young.

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  18. MDOT To Begin Work May 18 On 7.5 Miles Of I-94 From Paw Paw To HatfordRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Orange barrels are in the forecast for drivers on I-94 between Hartford and Paw Paw. The Michigan Department of Transportation will be repaving a 7.5 mile stretch westbound between the two cities in Van Buren County.

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    May 9, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    It happened around 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of 84th Avenue and Second Street in Keeler Township, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office. Shirley, 56, of Lawrence was not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and sustained multiple injuries including head trauma, the sheriff's office said.

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  20. Motorcyclist hospitalized for head trauma following two-vehicle collision in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | MLive.com

    At approximately 5:25 p.m. Friday, deputies with the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a sedan and motorcycle along 84 At the scene, deputies learned that a man, Chester Shirely, 56, of Lawrence, had been driving his motorcycle when 18-year-old, Laura Bailey, of Coloma, driving a sedan, "pulled into his lane of traffic," the release said. Shirely, who was not wearing a helmet, collided into the sedan and "sustained various injuries including head trauma," the release said.

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