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2 hrs ago | MLive.com

Two accused of breaking into Ionia County homes, selling stolen items to Grand Rapids pawn shops

Two Belding men are in custody on allegations that they broke into Ionia County homes and sold stolen items to Grand Rapids pawn shops.

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Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Belding, MI, Kent County, MI

2 hrs ago | Michigan Radio

Many Michigan voters to decide whether to raise taxes to fix their community's roads

Most state leaders agree that Michigan needs to fix its roads. But they're still struggling with how to do that.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Farmington Hills, MI, Tecumseh, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

MLive.com

Small town, big change: Hubbardston prepares to lose its landmark hydro dam

When Joe Peiffer falls asleep each night, the last thing he hears through his bedroom window is the sound of nearby Fish Creek rushing over the Hubbardston Dam.

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Related Topix: Hubbardston, MI, Michigan, Clinton County, MI, Manistee County, MI, Carson City, MI

Lansing State Journal

Portland police report

The department handled one lockout during this time. Area police officers want to remind residents that if they see something that appears to be suspicious to contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 647-7521 if a crime is in progress or has taken place.

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Related Topix: Portland, MI, Wyoming, MI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Ballot set for Aug. 5 primary election

Area residents will have some decisions to make when voting in the Aug. 5 primary election.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Justin Amash, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Portland, MI, Lyons, MI, Clinton County, MI, Westphalia, MI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MLive.com

Craigslist murders: Brooke Slocum's family talks about 'secret part' of her life, online safety

Rod Knepper stands in front of family members as he delivers a statement on behalf of the family of his great niece, Brooke Slocum, who was killed in Gezon Park last week.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Slocuma s family on internet activity: a oeSecret part of Brookea s lifea

IONIA COUNTY, Mich. - The family of Brooke Slocum, 18, said on Monday evening that what they call "evil forces" had recently pulled her away from her family.

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WSJV-TV South Bend

Attorney General's report lists errors revealed by Michael Elliot escape

A new report from the Michigan Attorney General lists a hosts of failures and errors that led to the escape of convict Michael Elliot.

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Related Topix: Prison

Sun Jul 20, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Funeral arrangements set for pregnant murder victim

IONIA COUNTY, Mich- Family members have finalized memorial plans for 18-year-old Brooke Slocum, who was found dead in the trunk of car last week.

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Related Topix: Ionia, MI

Lansing State Journal

PPS board approves bond payment, hires latch key administrator

The Portland Schools Board of Education handled a variety of issues at its July 14 meeting, and also received some good news on the financial side.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Lansing State Journal

Portland police report

The department handled one lockout and made one medical assist during this time.

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Related Topix: Portland, MI

Lansing State Journal

Ionia County road millage request on Aug. 5 ballot

Ionia County residents will vote on a millage request on Aug. 5 that, if approved, will fund road and bridge improvements within the county.

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Related Topix: Belding, MI, Lake Odessa, MI, Lyons, MI

Lansing State Journal

Ionia County Health Dept. to hold sanitary code public hearing

A draft revision has been created and can be viewed on our website at: http://www.ioniacounty.org/health-department/ A public meeting is being held at the Health Department, 175 E. Adams St. in Ionia, on Tuesday, July 22, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. This meeting is an opportunity for citizens of Ionia County and businesspeople operating in Ionia County ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ionia, MI

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Weather service confirms 2 more July 6-7 tornadoes

The National Weather Service says it's confirmed two more tornadoes hit Michigan during severe storms on July 6 and 7. The weather service says in a report on its website that one tornado was near Pewamo in Ionia County, traveling on the ground about three-fourths of a mile.

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Related Topix: Weather, Pewamo, MI, St. Johns, MI, Clinton County, MI

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Word Around Town

Tickets for nonseason ticket holders cost $32 for the main floor and $28 for the balcony.

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Related Topix: 9, Coldwater, MI, Frank Loesser, Jazz, Colon, MI, Marshall, MI

Detroit Free Press

Ionia County dive team recovers stolen 1911 Colt pistol

The Ionia County Dive Team used a search for an old gun that was tossed into a lake as an opportunity to test its evidence recovery skills.

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Related Topix: Ionia, MI, Belding, MI

Northern Michigan News

Ionia County dive team recovers stolen gun

The Ionia County Dive Team used a search for an old gun that was tossed into a lake as an opportunity to test its evidence recovery skills.

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Related Topix: Ionia, MI, Belding, MI

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Tornadoes confirmed as cause of recent storm damage in Clinton, Ionia counties

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids today confirmed two tornadoes caused storm damage near St. Johns and Pewamo during severe storms July 7. The weather service said the tornadoes were ranked EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

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Related Topix: Weather, Grand Rapids, MI, St. Johns, MI, Pewamo, MI

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Portland police report

Area police officers want to remind residents that if they see something that appears to be suspicious to contact the police immediately by calling 911 or 647-7521 if a crime is in progress or has taken place.

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Related Topix: Portland, MI, Clinton County, MI

Lansing State Journal

Filing deadline for school board election is July 22

Time is running out for persons interested in running for a seat on their local school district's board of education.

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Related Topix: Clinton County, MI

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