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  1. Sentencings in Van Buren County Circuit Court for Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 |

    ... years in prison and ordered to pay state fees and restitution for trespassing upon a key facility in November 2013 in Covert Township. Clyde Rowless, 45, of Decatur, was sentenced to 14 days in jail and ordered to pay attorney fees and state fees ...


  2. Groups want Palisades Nuclear Plant shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    The Covert, Michigan energy plant is owned by Entergy, which is based in Louisiana. Right now, Entergy is filing for a change its license with the nuclear regulatory commission.


  3. Men from Pullman, Covert Arrested in Separate Van Buren Co. IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WHTC

    Van Buren County Sheriff's Deputies apprehended three suspects in separate incidents involving marijuana possession over a 24-hour span through last night near the Allegan County line. In the first incident, a 22-year-old Covert man was pulled over on M-140 near County Road 280 southeast of South Haven after his vehicle was spotted weaving and crossing the center line of the roadway.


  4. Man arrested for drunken driving, marijuana possession in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 |

    A 22-year-old Covert man was arrested Sunday evening for drunken driving and possession of marijuana after police spotted his vehicle weaving in the roadway, according to a press release issued by the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.


  5. The Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WHTC

    Officials of Entergy, who operate the Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, hold an open house at 5 PM this evening at South Haven's Beach Haven Event Center. Staffers of the facility will update the public on the latest at the aging complex, one that anti-nuclear protesters have long lobbied for closure.


  6. See Mackinac Center's 2014 rankings of Kalamazoo-area high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 |

    Four high schools in the Kalamazoo area -- Bangor, Bloomingdale, Covert and Burr Oak -- rank in the top 10 percent of high schools statewide based on a formula that compares test scores to sociodemographics, according to the Mackinac Center for Public Policy . The center's Context And Performance analysis looked at four years' worth of state assessment scores in all subjects on the Michigan Merit Exam taken by 11th graders in 2010-13.


  7. $30,000 grant will help Van Buren County school districts achieve HEARTSafe designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 |

    A $30,000 donation given to the Van Buren Intermediate School District by the Covert Generating Facility, will help fund CPR and automated external defibrillator training in school districts all across Van Buren County by May of next year, Van Buren Intermediate School District Superintendent Jeff Mills said.


  8. Van Buren County ISD Announces HeartSafe GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    In an effort to improve student safety, the Van Buren County Intermediate School Distract is embarking on a mission to get every school building in the county certified as HeartSafe by the state of Michigan by next May. On Monday, Van Buren ISD Crisis Management Administrator Gary Brown announced that the district is getting a 30 thousand dollar grant from the Covert Generating Facility to train school personnel in each of the county's 16 school districts in the use of automatic external defibrillators and CPR: Van Buren ISD personnel will be going to school buildings across the county between now and next May to teach cardiac arrest preparedness to school staff.


  9. The Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | WHTC

    Preliminary results from a three-day training exercise earlier this week, by first responders and emergency personnel from Allegan, Van Buren and Berrien counties, held at the Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, were disclosed yesterday.


  10. Van Buren County United Way's Stuff The Bus Food Pantry Drive Is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... be from 10 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday at the following stores: South Haven: Village Market Bloomingdale: Wagoner's Covert : Dollar General Decatur: Village Market Gobles: Village Market Hartford: Harding's Friendly Market Paw Paw: Family Fare Lawton: ...


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

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 29, 2014 |

    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.


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

    Sep 29, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 24, 2014 | 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.


  15. 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 ...


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

    Sep 16, 2014 |

    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.


  17. 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, ...


  18. '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 ...


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

    Aug 27, 2014 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Aug 25, 2014 |

    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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