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  1. United Way Of Van Buren County Notes Strong Support For Stuff The Bus Drive ThisRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The United Way of Van Buren County held its third annual Stuff the Bus Food Pantry Drive on Saturday, and organizers are pleased with the results. The United Way's Vera Tanier Sebree says that transportation staff from ten school districts around the county volunteered a school bus to have parked outside a food store in ten different towns, while Girl Scouts collected the food and helped shoppers donate to the effort: Tanier Sebree says that Stuff the Bus collected more food this year than last, although she doesn't have an exact count, as they don't do one.

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  2. GOP maintains majority in both Michigan housesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... of the easy things." Nesbitt was a winner Tuesday in the 66th House District race. The district covers Van Buren County and parts of Kalamazoo County in western Michigan. "Our candidates really fought hard and we saw a lot of really close races ...

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  3. Schuitmaker and Nesbitt Win ReelectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... William Wenzell. Schuitmaker's district covers a small part of Kent County, as well as Allegan County, and Van Buren County. Also Tuesday, in another race important to Van Buren County, State Representative Aric Nesbitt defeated Democratic ...

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  4. Van Buren County Voters Approve Bond ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Voters in Van Buren County on Tuesday had a few proposals to consider. A countywide 911 proposal passed with a strong margin of just under 12 thousand votes of yes to nine thousand votes of no.

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  5. Some Municipal and School Races Decided in Van Buren County TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    There were a handful of municipal races decided in Van Buren County on Tuesday. In Breedsville, voters picked Cherokee Thompson to be the village president, while elected to the village board of trustees were John Dentzman, Linda Norton, and David Sumner.

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  6. 2014 election results: Van Buren County totalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | MLive.com

    Unofficial results from Tuesday's election in Van Buren County.

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  7. Election 2014: 3 GOP senators win re-election in Kent, Ottawa countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | MLive.com

    Kentwood and Gaines Township also will keep Republican representation, now with a senator from Van Buren County.

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  8. Election 2014 results: Mattawan overwhelmingly backs $78.5 million school bond issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | MLive.com

    With seven of 10 precincts reporting, 64 percent of voters backed Proposal 1, a $62.32 million request for two new elementary schools, and 65 percent approved Proposal 2, which sought $16.3 million to fund upgrades to the middle and high schools. "I feel fantastic," said John Mohney, head of the citizens bond committee.

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  9. The small family-owned winery of Cody KrestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    In rural eastern Van Buren County you'll find a small family-owned winery called Cody Kresta. The name Cody is derived from a labrador retriever that would walk and run in the vineyard everyday with its owner David Butkovich.

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  10. Meet the one, the only, Gene the Pumpkin ManRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    For the past 57 years along M43 in eastern Van Buren County just outside Mattawan you'll find a farm. The barn is orange, the lawn ornaments are orange, in factpretty much everything is a sea of orange.

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  11. Woman arrested in Van Buren County along with the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    A Van Buren County Deputy went looking for a woman wanted on a warrant for possessing marijuana Monday night, and ended up also arresting the man who was hiding her in his home. The 41-year-old male who answered the door said she wasn't there but he was lying and she was found inside.

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  12. Revolving Loan Funds Available for Van Buren County BusinessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Kinexus is helping Van Buren County businesses apply for loans through the county's revolving loan fund. In all, the county has 878 thousand dollars in loans to give out to existing or startup businesses this year, with the individual loans amounting from ten thousand dollars to hundreds of thousands.

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  13. The biggest race only Jack Lessenberry has talked aboutRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | MichiganLiberal

    ... who only embraced Tea Party lunacy to be chairman of the Energy Committee. Then, my father -- who lives in Van Buren County -- mentioned that he was sort of sick of Fred Upton, which arched an eyebrow because the old man is hardly anyone's ...

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  14. Teens arrested for drinking at party in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Van Buren County Deputies got word of a large house party on County Road 653 in Almena Township Saturday night.

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  15. 10 arrested on underage drinking, resisting officer charges in large house party near MattawanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | MLive.com

    Van Buren County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the part in the 47000 block of County Road 653 in Almena Township, near Mattawan , at about 12:45 a.m., according to a news release. Deputies talked with the homeowner and discovered that there were several minors consuming alcohol on the property.

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  16. Election 2014: See endorsements received by candidates in 26th District state Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | MLive.com

    Candidates seeking state office in Michigan are coming to the end of the campaign trail after a busy lead-up to the Nov. 4 election. State Sen. Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Antwerp Township, is seeking to be re-elected to her second term in the state Senate in the new 26th District , which includes Van Buren and Allegan counties and a small section of southern Kent County.

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  17. Election 2014: See who's endorsing whom in Kalamazoo-area state House and Senate racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton, who has represented the 66th District since 2011. The 66th District covers all of Van Buren County and the city of Parchment and Alamo and Cooper townships in Kalamazoo County. Brown, 53, is a member of the South Haven Public ...

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  18. Election 2014: See endorsements received by 66th District state House candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... Aric Nesbitt, R-Lawton, who has represented the 66th District since 2011. The 66th District covers all of Van Buren County and the city of Parchment and Alamo and Cooper townships in Kalamazoo County. Brown, 53, is a member of the South Haven Public ...

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  19. Election 2014: Complete list of Van Buren County candidates and ballot issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | MLive.com

    Only one of seven seats is contested on the Van Buren County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday's ballot, but South Haven has eight candidates for four four-year seats and Paw Paw has three candidates for two four-year seats. Plus, Mattawan Consolidated School has two bond requests totaling $78.2 million to replace their two elementaries and update their middle and high school.

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  20. Dash Cam Video: Owi arrest after woman drives into jail parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    April Loomis of Hartford was arrested in the early morning hours of October 19 after she told deputies she thought she'd parked in front of another bar, according to the Van Buren County Sheriff's Department. Turns out, she was right in front of the county jail after an argument with her passenger.

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