Three NKY high schools to benefit from McDonald’s High School Sports Digital Fundraiser Day Oct. 6Northern Kentucky TribuneNewsBreak Contributor
Temporary Closure of Orchard Mall Post Office in Benton Harbor Raises Safety ConcernsBryan DijkhuizenNewsBreak Contributor
Beach Hazards Statement Issued for Lake Michigan CountiesBrennan PrillNewsBreak Contributor
South Haven Illinois Pandemic-Era Getaway Hits Market for $950,000Natalie Frank, Ph.D.NewsBreak Contributor
Beavercreek man posthumously awarded Carnegie Medal for heroic rescue attempt
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (WKEF) -- A Beavercreek man was posthumously honored with the Carnegie Medal for his heroic act. The medal is given throughout the U.S. and Canada to those who enter extreme danger while saving or attempting to save the lives of others. Carnegie hero Anthony Diehl died on July 13 2022 attempting to save his seven-year-old nephew from drowning near South Haven, Michigan.
Authorities asking for help in identifying grocery store break-in suspects
The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects that got away with thousands of dollars of merchandise after breaking into a grocery store.
Embark on a Pizza Adventure: Discover the Best 2 Pizza Stores in Douglas
In this article, we spotlight two exceptional pizza stores in Douglas. Have you had the chance to visit either of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Weekly Safety Report: House Fire and Mysterious Plane Crash in South Haven, Michigan
This week in South Haven, Michigan, two incidents occurred. The first incident involved a house fire in South Haven Township. Fortunately, no one was injured as the fire was contained to an upstairs bedroom. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The second incident is the mysterious crash of Northwest Orient Flight 2501 in 1950. The bodies of the crash victims were never recovered, and only pieces of the plane were found. The flight was en route from New York to Seattle when it encountered a thunderstorm in the Detroit-Minneapolis area.
Weekly Safety Report: Suspicious Activity, Murder, and Technology in Van Buren County, Michigan
This week in Van Buren County, Michigan, several incidents occurred that required law enforcement intervention. These incidents include a suspicious activity leading to an armed chase and the arrest of two individuals wanted on multiple warrants, a man being sentenced for a 1995 murder near Decatur, a West Michigan woman accused of killing her husband being featured on a crime TV show, and a murder case being solved with the help of technology.
Grand Opening of River Junction Preserve, Allegan County's Newest Park, on October 7th
River Junction Preserve, the newest park in Allegan County, is set to open in October. Situated at the Rabbit River's mouth in Manlius Township, the grand opening is planned for Saturday, October 7th at 10am. Managed by the ODC Network in Holland, the park is the organization's biggest property, covering over 260 acres. It is located along the Kalamazoo and Rabbit Rivers, with nearly two miles of river frontage.
Retiring owner lists historic bed and breakfast for $2.2M after 45 years as caretaker
The Inn of Saugatuck has lived many lives in its 119 years, and its longtime owner Jane Verplank is ready for someone else to usher the place into a new era. Verplank listed the property in the 400 block of Butler Street for $2.2 million on Aug. 31 through her Realtor Kami Kennedy, with the Vis Realty Group of HomeRealty in Grand Haven.
8-year-old dead after being struck by farm equipment in Allegan Co.
ALLEGAN COUNTY, Mich. — Friday evening a child was struck and killed by farm equipment in Martin Twp. according to the Allegan County Sheriff's Office. Officers determined the 8-year-old child had been fatally injured after arriving on scene. Investigators are still determining the circumstances surrounding the incident. ►Make it...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Pets Up for Adoption in South Haven, MI
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around South Haven.
West Michigan woman accused of killing her husband to be featured on ID
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A West Michigan woman accused of setting a fire to her home and murdering her husband will be featured on an episode of ID's Crime Scene Confidential. The episode, airing Wednesday at 9 p.m., will include extensive interviews with Linda Stermer who stands accused of killing her husband Todd.
Steve Irwin Wins GLTS Feaure at Hartford
HARTFORD, MI (September 23, 2023) — Steve Irwin won the Great Lakes Traditional Sprints feature Saturday during the “Nightmare on Bowie Street” at Hartford Motor Speedway. Max Frank, Jay Steinebach, Aiden Salisury, and Jason Ferguson rounded out the top five. Great Lakes Traditional Sprints. Hartford Motor Speedway.
Bat in Van Buren County tests positive for rabies
LAWRENCE, Mich. — A rabid bat has been identified in Van Buren County, the health department announced Friday. The bat was collected from a home in Lawton, becoming the first case of rabies in the county in 2023, the Van Buren Cass District Health Department reports. Infection: Kent County...
Weekly Safety Report: Garage Fire and Head-on Collision in Allegan County, Michigan
Two incidents occurred in Allegan County, Michigan this week. The first incident involved a detached structure, likely a garage, catching fire near Plainwell. No injuries were reported, and the road was reopened after the fire was extinguished. The second incident was a head-on collision between two vehicles at the intersection of 56th St and 116th Ave in Fennville. The at-fault driver had fallen asleep and drifted into oncoming traffic, resulting in injuries to three individuals, including a serious injury to an infant.
15 stopped on day 1 of construction site traffic enforcement
Workers became increasingly concerned with their own safety during a project in Pine Grove Township as people were ignoring signs, driving right through closed roads.
Help Us Find Couple Who Got Engaged At Allegan County Fair In Michigan
I think it goes without saying that the Allegan County Fair this year was a little bit of a crazy ride. Normally every year the Allegan County Fair comes and goes in with it. A lot of fun is had by many people in Southwest Michigan. This year there was a little bit of controversy, with the no-show of headliner Nelly on the night of his original performance. Luckily, those who went through the proper channels to get tickets were able to get refunded or eventually see him when he rescheduled for the following Thursday.
Michigan sheriff's office warns motorists to follow rules in construction zones
PINE GROVE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The Van Buren County Sheriff's Office warned motorists to follow the posted signs in construction zones, or they could be facing a ticket. Starting Thursday, County Road 388 from 26th Street to 29th Street will be under construction. Worker memorial: Dozens present for funeral...
Week 5 high school football top performers; Vote for the best
Week 5 of the high school football season saw two local teams remain unbeaten and several individuals stand out with stellar performances. WEEK 5 PERFORMANCE: Rushed for more than 100 yards and scored two touchdowns in a huge win over Coloma that kept the Trailblazers 5-0 to start the season.
The Great Outdoors: Exploring South Haven's Four Best Parks
In this article, we will be exploring four beautiful parks located in South Haven. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of them? We'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Allegan County Deputy Improves after Severe On-Duty Injury
The Allegan County Deputy, who was severely injured on duty last week, is showing significant recovery. The deputy, preferring to stay anonymous, has since left the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
Ideal End-of-Summer Weather Enjoys by West Michigan
On Friday, September 22, 2023, residents of West Michigan enjoyed a notable end to the summer with ideal weather conditions for barbecuing. Several cities such as Stanton, South Haven, and Grand Rapids experienced temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s.