Van Buren County Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Van Buren County, MI. (Page 5)

Results 81 - 100 of 955 in Van Buren County, MI

  1. Car crushed by tanker truck on snowy I-196Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich.-Two people had to be extricated from their car after it was pinned under a tanker truck during a multi-car accident on I-196 in Van Buren County Thursday morning. The crash involved three semi trucks, and happened at approximately 11:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes near mile marker 13 in Covert Township.

    Comment?

  2. People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- Feb. 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... in Kalamazoo. Michael Houser has joined the firm as a sales associate working in Greater Kalamazoo and Van Buren County. He has past experience in marketing and law. He has a bachelor's degree in business administration from Western Michigan ...

    Comment?

  3. Outdoor thermometer displaying the frigid temperatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WHTC

    The region is being hit by another wintry blast, with the hardest hit area appearing to be in Allegan and Van Buren counties, where a Winter Storm Warning is in effect for up to 10 inches of snow, areas of blowing and drifting, and wind chills as low as 15 below. In Ottawa County, a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for up to eight inches of snow, but with the same cautions for blowing snow and dangerous wind chills.

    Comment?

  4. Roads Dangerous Around Southwest MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Road conditions in southwest Michigan on Wednesday weren't the best, as blowing snow caused whiteouts and several accidents. Van Buren County Road Commission Superintendent Brian Cornish says that his crews were out at five AM, and had things mostly cleared by mid afternoon.

    Comment?

  5. Eastbound I-94 closed between Paw Paw and Mattawan because of crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | MLive.com

    Police have shut down the eastbound lanes of I-94 between Paw Paw and Mattawan, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation. The lanes were shut down just before 4:30 p.m. between Exit 60 and Exit 66 in Van Buren County after a crash involving at least one vehicle, according to MDOT.

    Comment?

  6. One of the suspects in copper wire theft says a oeit was all a misunderstandingaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich.- Authorities have been searching for three men on surveillance video tied to an alleged copper wire theft that cut power to homes near Grand Junction last Thursday. Tuesday night one of those three men went willingly to talk to Michigan State Police.

    Comment?

  7. More Wintry Weather Headed for LakeshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | WHTC

    Another blast from Old Man Winter is headed towards the Lakeshore, although the brunt of the attack will come south of Holland. The National Weather Service office in Grand Rapids on Tuesday night issued a Winter Storm Watch for Allegan, Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties, effective from 7 AM on Wednesday through 7 PM on Thursday.

    Comment?

  8. Winter storm watch issued for Allegan, Van Buren and Kalamazoo countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | MLive.com

    The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for Allegan, Van Buren and Kalamazoo counties. The watch is in effect from 7 a.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. Thursday.

    Comment?

  9. The suspects in the copper wire theft.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    ... help to find the three men who stole hundreds of dollars' worth of copper from live electrical lines in Van Buren County. Witnesses told Michigan State Police investigators that they saw the thieves taking the wire last week near Grand Junction. The ...

    Comment?

  10. Police Officer hit by vehicle while assisting with weekend crashesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2015 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    A Van Buren County Police Officer was injured after being hit by a vehicle while investigating a crash. A news release from the Van Buren County Sheriff's Department said a Mattawan Police Department officer was assisting with crashes Saturday and exited hit patrol vehicle after seeing crashed vehicle's passenger start to get out.

    Comment?

  11. Arctic deep freeze grips Michigan: -22 in PellstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    ... In western lower Michigan, a police officer responding to a series of crashes on Interstate 94 in Van Buren County was hurt when another vehicle hit him Saturday afternoon after getting out of his patrol car to talk with a passenger in one of the ...

    Comment?

  12. White out conditions on I-94 cause multiple problems west of KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    While Kalamazoo enjoyed mostly clear skies during the day along with bitterly cold temperatures and only a light dusting of snow, that wasn't the story just to the west, along the Lake Michigan Shoreline, which was blasted by Lake Effect. The Van Buren County Sheriff's Department says a Mattawan Police officer working several slide offs near the 64-mile marker on I-94 is recovering from multiple injuries after he was struck by a vehicle.

    Comment?

  13. Mattawan police officer injured in crash on I-94Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WOODTV.com

    A Mattawan police officer is recovering after being hit by a vehicle while he was responding to a crash on I-94. It happened around 12:30 p.m. Saturday on westbound I-94 near the 63 mile marker in Van Buren County.

    Comment?

  14. Michigan State Police urge motorists to avoid I-94 from Mattawan to Indiana lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | MLive.com

    Police and dispatchers are warning motorists travelling through Van Buren and Berrien counties to stay off the roads as crashes, pileups, and slid offs accumulate Saturday.

    Comment?

  15. Snapped utility pole causes power outages in Van Buren & Kalamazoo Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    VAN BUREN COUNTY & KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. - The top of a utility pole snapped off early Saturday causing power outages for hundreds of Consumer's Energy customers.

    Comment?

  16. Colon Man Arrested On Cocaine ChargeRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | WMSH-AM Sturgis

    ... for possession of cocaine. Michigan State Police say the 49 year old man was taken into custody Monday in Van Buren County. Sheriff's Deputies pulled his vehicle over in Gobles Monday morning for a registration violation. Officers found out the ...

    Comment?

  17. Van Buren County Looks To Slow Dune ShiftingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A plan is being put together to stop a dune in Van Buren County from moving and possibly damaging some houses. County Administrator Doug Cultra says that the board of commissioners this week voted to hire Abonmarche to draw up plans for stabilizing the dune at Syndicate Park by planting more grass, south of South Haven: Cultra says that, once the plans are drawn up, the county will qualify for a 264 thousand dollar reforestation grant for the work.

    Comment?

  18. MDOT public meeting in South Haven to discuss I-196 BL intersection improvementsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | State of Michigan

    WHAT: The Michigan Department of Transportation invites the public to attend an informational meeting regarding proposed improvements on I-196 BL at I-196 BL in South Haven, and I-196 BL at Aylworth Avenue in South Haven, Van Buren County. WHO: MDOT representatives Community officials Residents Business owners WHEN: 4 - 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 WHERE: South Haven City Hall 539 Phoenix St. South Haven Special accommodations: 269-637-0700 BACKGROUND: MDOT is planning to upgrade traffic signals and sidewalk ramps at two I-196 BL intersections.

    Comment?

  19. Police find stolen camper in Bangor TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | MLive.com

    Police say they've found a camper, which was stolen from a 71-year-old woman's driveway last month, on a property in Bangor Township. At 4 p.m. Monday, The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office received a tip from a citizen who was concerned a camper recently acquired by people in the 59000 block of 26th Avenue was the same camper that had been reported stolen near South Haven, a news release said.

    Comment?

  20. Stolen camper from South Haven has been foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    On Monday, the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office received a tip from a citizen regarding neighbors in the 59000 block of 26th Avenue who had acquired a camper trailer. The citizen thought it could have been the same camper that had been reported stolen in news reports.

    Comment?