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  1. Man Allegedly Breaks Parole, Found Growing PotRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A man with a number of marijuana plants growing outside his house has been arrested in Van Buren County. Deputies went to check on the 62-year old Covert Township parolee last week.

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  2. Parolee arrested after officers find marijuana grow at his Van Buren County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | MLive.com

    Van Buren County Deputy Eric Calhoun went to the home of the man, who was on parole from the Michigan Department of Corrections, to check on him on Friday, according to a news release. Police say that when the deputy arrived at 43032 M-140 in Covert Township, he discovered the man had been drinking alcohol, a violation of his parole.

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  3. Parole violation tip leads to dope bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Reports of a drunken parolee on M-140 in Covert Township were enough to attract Van Buren County Deputies to the home of the 62-year-old suspect last Friday night.

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  4. a They had no right to the car:a Couple claims vehicle impounded because of relativea s debtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich.- A West Michigan couple are out a car because of an unpaid debt, but they say debt wasn't theirs to pay. They loaned their car to their niece to help her get to work so she wouldn't lose her job.

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  5. 1 Woman Is Dead After Crash In Watervliet Twp.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... traveling northbound when she lost control of her 2002 Saturn and crossed the center line. She hit Gabriel Gibson of Covert. Eichel was not wearing a seat belt and was pronounced dead on scene. Gibson was wearing a seatbelt. She was treated by Medic ...

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  6. Woman killed in crash near WatervlietRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | MLive.com

    One woman was killed early Tuesday near Watervliet after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed into another vehicle heading the opposite direction, police said. Heather Eichel, from Watervliet, was heading northbound on M-140 just south of Dwight Boyer Road at 6:51 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle, crossed the center line and struck a southbound vehicle driven by Gabriel Gibson, from Covert, a news release from the Berrien County Sheriff's Office said.

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  7. AEDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... ambitious goal to certify every school in the county after receiving a grant for an undisclosed amount of money from Covert Generating Plant. It's money put toward training, certification paperwork and buying AEDs that's really a no-brainer, ...

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  8. '77 murder conviction reinstated by appeals courtRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... a man who has been in prison for nearly 40 years. In 1977, Leo Terlisner was convicted of killing a business owner in Covert in southwestern Michigan under a felony murder doctrine that was abolished by the state Supreme Court in 1980. Decades ...

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  9. Judge erred in overturning 1977 Van Buren County murder conviction, appeals court rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... Judge Paul E. Hamre's March 21, 2013 ruling that vacated Terlisner's conviction in the slaying of Joe Swetay, a Covert business owner who was beaten and stabbed to death inside his home on May 1, 1971. "We conclude that the trial court abused its ...

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  10. Regulators say constant repairs, extra inspections have improved Palisades nuclear plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | MLive.com

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials and plant executives have pointed to 2013 as a turnaround year for Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert Township after a troubling 2011 and 2012, which saw eight unplanned shutdowns in two years.

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  11. Fears about Palisades Nuclear Plant offset by money, talent it pumps into southwest Michigan economyRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... taxes in 2013. The plant comprises 8 percent of the tax base in the county and 37.5 percent of the tax base in Covert Township, where the plant is located. After MPI Research in Mattawan, Palisades is the county's second-largest employer, with more ...

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  12. Palisades Nuclear Plant: A timeline of eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... The hearings continue until the fall. Workers load uranium bundles into the reactor at Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert Township, Mich., in March 1971. From the Kalamazoo Gazette Archives. January 1973: Palisades shuts down Jan. 16 after ...

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  13. Palisades Nuclear Plant history: The problems started earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... 27,000 tubes in the steam generator. Workers load uranium bundles into the reactor at Palisades Nuclear Plant in Covert Township, Mich., in March 1971. Kalamazoo Gazette photo. The same year, Consumers sued the builders of the plant. The companies ...

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  14. Interim Superintendent Hired By DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... was hired by the district at a rate of $500 a day for each day he works. Campbell served as interim superintendent of Covert schools until a new district leader was hired about a year ago. He'll stay with Coloma schools until a new full-time ...

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  15. Authorities Find Nearly 15,000 Marijuana Plants At Illegal Grow SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | CBS Local

    Lt. Wayne Edington of the Michigan State Police and Southwest Enforcement Team says officers went to the site in Van Buren County's Covert Township on Friday after receiving a tip about the marijuana on July 29. When officers arrived, Edington said they found a camp at the site and two Hispanic men with guns tending the plants.

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  16. Police searching for suspects in a huge marijuana grow operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich.-Michigan State Police announced a major pot grow operation bust in Van Buren County last week.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    In a release, police say officers received the tip about an operation in Covert Township on July 29, and located an armed camp in a "secluded area" of Covert on Aug. 2. When they arrived at the location, officers say they spotted two armed Hispanic males tending to marijuana plants.

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  18. Nearly 15-thousand marijuana plants seized from ar...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Police have seized nearly 15-thousand marijuana plants in busting a grow operation in Van Buren County's Covert Township.

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  19. 14,000+ marijuana plants found in armed West Michigan campRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2014 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Michigan State Police are searching for the suspects tied to a large grow operation in an armed camp in Covert Township.

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  20. Nearly 15,000 marijuana plants discovered by police in Covert Township grow operationRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... marijuana grow on July 29. On Aug. 1, officers went to an armed camp at a conservation property in a secluded part of Covert Township. Officers saw two Hispanic men, armed with long guns, tending a "very large" outdoor marijuana grow, Edington said. ...

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