9 hrs ago
Three arrested in Mattawan drug bust; active meth lab found in truck
Police searched the home in the 23000 block of Kinne Street at 2 p.m., finding methamphetamine paraphernalia, components used to make meth and 1/4 pound of marijuana inside the residence.
10 hrs ago
Fired Mattawan basketball coach Dan Hoff offers letter of thanks to supporters
Two days after going before the Mattawan Board of Education to request a motion to reverse his dismissal as basketball coach, Dan Hoff submitted a letter of thanks to his players, supporters, family and community at large.
10 hrs ago
Mattawan school board denies Dan Hoff's request to reconsider his firing as basketball coach
The Mattawan Board of Education denied a request during a closed meeting Monday to reverse the administration's decision to fire longtime boys varsity basketball coach Dan Hoff.
16 hrs ago
Appeals court overturns Van Buren County man's theft conviction, says ...
The Michigan Court of Appeals has overturned a Van Buren County man's 2012 felony theft conviction, ruling that the judge who presided over the case allowed the jury to hear inadmissible evidence about a prior conviction.
Tue May 21, 2013
Mattawan Middle School teacher, students honored in state Letters about Literature contest
Mary Jo Cobb , a teacher at Mattawan Middle School , and Austin Langlinais, an eighth-grader at the school, have been named winners in the annual Michigan Letters about Literature contest.
Thu May 16, 2013
Showing documents to readers enhances stories, increases transparency
An email written by Portage school board member Tom Eddy three days before a public meeting at which the board was supposed to decide its finalists for the superintendent position.
Wed May 15, 2013
Charges could be authorized soon in Mattawan fatal shooting, investigator says
Christensen said he is confident charges will be filed. Riccardo Parker, 27, of Kalamazoo, was shot and killed in the early morning hours of Feb.
Tue May 14, 2013
Grapes east of Paw Paw hardest hit by Monday's freeze, Extension reports
Apples, cherries, blueberries and strawberries all had a chance to be hurt by temperatures that dipped into the 20s in some places early Monday morning.
Mon May 13, 2013
Supporters of fired Mattawan basketball coach Dan Hoff show up in force to address school board
Twenty-six people spoke in support of, and nobody spoke against, fired Mattawan High School boys varsity basketball coach Dan Hoff during Monday night's board of education meeting at the district's Center Building Conference Room.
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Senior Expo to be held in Mattawan today
The eighth annual Senior and Veterans Expo, organized by State Senator Tonya Schuitmaker, will be held today in Mattawan.
Tue May 07, 2013
Mattawan school district voters approve renewal of 18-mill nonhomestead tax
With six of seven precincts reporting, 73 percent of voters Tuesday approved renewing the 18-mill nonhomestead tax for Mattawan Consolidated School.
Thu May 02, 2013
Does Central PA have better dance moves than Michigan?
Prom kids in Muskegon and Mattawan, Mich., tried their hand at the viral craze Harlem Shake and a rendition of Gangnam Style .
Sun Apr 28, 2013
More than 300 students walk in Kalamazoo Valley Community College graduation
If the cow bells, air horn and top-of-the-lung shouts from family members and friends were an indication, the audience members who assembled Sunday for Kalamazoo Valley Community College's 71st graduation ceremony were clearly a proud group.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
For these KVCC students, a college interview 100 feet in the air
For some of us, a college essay would be so much easier. But for candidates for the Wind Turbine Technician Academy, the chance to climb 100 feet in the air is a plus.
Celebrate prom with the Kalamazoo Gazette; send us your photos
Mattawan students stopped by Chinn Chinn before heading to prom. From left: Courtney Wilton, Ainsley Strong, Ike LeRoy, Patrick McCaw, Paulina Yu and Julius Thorpe.
I-94 pursuit reaches speeds of 100 mph, ends in crash and search in Portage
A tracking dog and police officers from several jurisdictions have been searching a Portage neighborhood off I-94 since 4:42 this morning, after a car fleeing authorities crashed at the Oakland Drive exit of I-94 and the driver took off on foot.
Man accused of fleeing police on I-94 nabbed by dog in 1500 block of West Kilgore
A tracking dog found the man accused of fleeing police to avoid a traffic stop on I-94, but authorities are not sure yet what prompted the man to try to take off in the first place, a Portage dispatcher said.
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Suspects Flee After High Speed Chase And Crash On I-94
Speeds exceeded 100 mph on eastbound I-94 after a Mattawan officer chased a vehicle east on I-94 into Kalamazoo County.