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Michigan man unable to reach 911 fires gunshots to get police attention
A man from Van Buren County in Southwestern Michigan needed medical attention early Tuesday. He couldn’t reach 911, so he took a unique approach to get the attention of police.
'Completely broken-hearted': Hartford mom passes after long battle with cancer
After nearly a decade of fighting cancer, Amanda Goss has passed away. The Hartford mother was named FOX 17's 2018 Pay it Forward Person of the Year.
Paw Paw's Finest: A Guide to 4 Unmissable Breakfast & Brunch Experiences
This article presents four delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Paw Paw. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below:
Area residents get jail time for loaded firearms in vehicles
NILES — Three area residents were sentenced Monday in Berrien County Trial Court for having a firearm in their vehicle. Zackary Lee Crockett, Jr., 36, of Benton Harbor, pleaded guilty to possession of a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle and was sentenced to five days in jail with credit for one day served, forfeiture […] The post Area residents get jail time for loaded firearms in vehicles appeared first on Leader Publications.
Ellsworth Boys Beat Lawrence 71-54 in Preseason Game
The Ellsworth Boy's Basketball Team beat Lawrence 71-54 on Tuesday, November 28th down in Fairfield. Ellsworth led 18-6 at the end of the 1st Quarter and 37-23 at the end of the 1st Half. The Eagles led 65-40 at the end of the 3rd Quarter. Ellsworth was led by Chance...
Cass County wetlands to be protected for 2 endangered species
CASS COUNTY, Mich. (WNDU) - New developments out of Cass County, where major wetlands home to endangered species will be protected and restored. According to our reporting partners at the South Bend Tribune, the LaGrange Valley Wetlands is a 457-acre plot of land north of Cassopolis and southwest of Dowagiac.
These south haven, MI based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near south haven.
Man says he fired multiple gunshots to get medical help after 911 calls fail
VAN BUREN COUNTY, MI – A man told police that he fired multiple gunshots early Tuesday, Nov. 28, to get help for severe leg pain after his 911 calls failed because of poor cellphone reception. Neighbors reported numerous gunshots and a man yelling for help. If you purchase a...
Winter Weather Advisory Through Tuesday Morning
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A blast of cold air moving across West Michigan is expected to trigger lake-effect snow showers that may leave several inches on the ground by Tuesday afternoon. The greatest impacts are expected in Kalamazoo, Allegan, Van Buren, Calhoun, and Barry counties where the National Weather Service has a Winter Weather Advisory effective through 11 a.m. Tuesday.
Today the gas price is close to $3.13 in Watervliet as of 2023-11-29. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.281 , according to AAA.
Antwerp: A Tale of Two Cities Bridging History and Modernity
Antwerp Township's origins in Van Buren County, Michigan, trace back to 1837, mirroring the broader American narrative through its rich history and cultural evolution. Its name, paying homage to the Belgian city, reflects the township's diverse roots, with early settlers from New York and an inclusive story that spans from pre-statehood Michigan to its current structured civil community. This microcosm of American history showcases the resilience and adaptability that has become synonymous with the township.
Filter Frustration: Dowagiac homeowners upset after city does not provide replacements
DOWAGIAC, Mich. (WSBT) — Some homeowners in Dowagiac are upset and say they are paying the price after lead was detected in city water in early October. The city originally provided free filters when this all began. Now that those filters need to be replaced, the city is not...
Get your costume for St. Joe's annual Reindog Parade
ST. JOSEPH, Mich. - Dress up your family--pups included--for St. Joseph's annual Reindog Parade. This event is for the dogs with style as past parade participants included "Santa Bernards" and "Reindeer Rottweilers." If you wish to enter into the parade and contest, register on St. Joe Today's website. The cost...
Mattawan remembers fallen firefighter
On Wednesday night, Nov. 22, at the Van Buren County Courthouse, family, friends, and members of the Mattawan Fire District gathered on the north lawn of the courthouse to remember Mattawan Fire District fallen firefighter Nathan Fruin. Fruin passed away Feb. 26, 2013, in the line of duty. His name was placed on a marker in “Recognition of dedicated Public Safety Personnel for the Ultimate Sacrifice to our Community.” Mattawan Fire District Fire Chief Scott Brooks, shown at far right, and Van Buren County Sheriff Daniel Abbott each spoke during the ceremony.
St. Joe Winter Beer Fest Returns: Tickets Available from December 1 for Local Residents
St. Joe Today has confirmed the St. Joe Winter Beer Fest will be back on January 27, 2024. The outdoor event, for those 21 and over, will take place at the Broad St. and Lake Blvd. intersection in St. Joseph, Michigan. The festival will last from 12:00p to 4:00p, with a limit of 1,050 tickets. Amy Zapal, St. Joe Today's executive director, said ticket sales will start at 10:00a on December 1, 2023.
Sweet Spots: The Top 3 Bakeries to Explore in South Haven
This article presents a tour of three exceptional bakeries in South Haven. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Michigan Department of Human Services Calls for Local Volunteers to Assist Families this Holiday Season
The Michigan Department of Human Services is seeking volunteers to provide food and/or gifts for local families this holiday season. Families or nonprofits willing to donate may choose whether they want to assist a household with or without children, and if they want to provide food, gifts or both. To sign up, please fill out this form. If you are interested in making a financial contribution, or if you have questions, please contact Deb Faust at email@example.com.Visit here for more details.
CHSAA/SIA girls’ hoops previews 2023-24: Sea takes a leap, opening the door for Hill and others
One door closes, but a wide open gap remains. St. Joseph-by-the-Sea won’t have a chance to three-peat in the CHSAA A division. After posting a 55-6 record en route to back-to-back Archdiocesan and NY CHSAA A titles, last season’s NYS Federation A champions are moving on up to the AA ranks.
Max the fire puppy trains to be ‘beacon of comfort’ in Southwest Michigan town
VAN BUREN COUNTY, MI -- As families gathered for Thanksgiving, one member of the Bangor Fire Department was away, dedicating several weeks to vital training. It was Max, a wire-haired dachshund. The pup is a staple around the Bangor Fire Department firehouse and city of Bangor, a town of about 2,000 people, 30 miles west of Kalamazoo.
West Michigan Braces for Significant Lake-Effect Snowstorm
Residents across West Michigan are on high alert as a significant lake-effect snowstorm is predicted to hit the region starting Monday evening, November 27, 2023, and continuing into Tuesday morning. With a Winter Weather Advisory in place from 7 p.m. Monday to 11 a.m. Tuesday, areas including Oceana, Allegan, Van Buren, and Kalamazoo counties are expected to face the brunt of the storm, with snowfall potentially exceeding 4 inches.