Van Buren Archives

Van Buren County Road Commission Has Opening

The Van Buren County Road Commission board has an opening. The candidate picked will serve through December 31, 2024. Anyone interested needs to send an email to or submit a Committee Appointment Application to the County

Two Drown In South Haven

Two people have drowned in Lake Michigan in South Haven. South Haven Area Emergency Services Chief Brandon Hinz says a 22-year-old man from Novi and a 22-year-old woman from Columbus died at the hospital after both were

Nesbitt Wins Senate Primary, LaSata Goes Down

Following Tuesday’s primaries, Republican state Senator Aric Nesbitt will head into November’s general election facing Democrat Kim Jorgensen Gane after defeating two challengers. Nesbitt says he’s “honored for the opportunity to work side-by-side with Tudor Dixon and

Update On Deadly South Haven Plane Crash

Two people have died in the crash of an Aerospace 600 plane about a mile from the South Haven Regional Airport in South Haven Township. Police were called around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday by the Federal Aviation Administration

Van Buren County Election Results

Voters in Van Buren County had several ballot proposals to consider Tuesday. Countywide, they approved the public safety millage, the ambulance millage, and the Senior Services millage in several townships. Looking at a handful of township proposals,

South Haven Passes Non-Discrimination Ordinance

A new ordinance is now in place in South Haven to give people protection against discrimination for housing, public accommodation, and employment. The ordinance offers that protection to people based on their gender identity and sexual orientation,

Crash Kills South Haven Man

The Allegan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Thursday morning crash in Otsego that killed 76-year-old Thomas Tamandl of South Haven. Tamandl was heading south on 21st Street when he lost control of his vehicle on a