Van Buren Archives

Murder-Suicide In Decatur Township

Michigan State Police are investigating a murder-suicide in Decatur Township. A man and a woman were found shot to death Friday night in a home in the 38-thousand block of 82nd Avenue. Their names have not been

Draft Palisades Economic Recovery Plan Released

The University of Michigan’s Economic Growth Institute has released the most recent draft of the assessment part of the Palisades Economic Recovery Plan as the Covert Township plant has closed and is being decommissioned. Senior project manager

SHAES Purchases New Harnesses With Grant

South Haven Area Emergency Services has upgraded its equipment for confined space rescues. A $5,000 grant from New Covert Generating Facility has allowed SHAES to purchase seven sets of harnesses and seven 200-foot-long ropes. Firefighter and paramedic

Van Buren County Adds Property Mapping Site

Van Buren County now has a new mapping and parcel viewing website online. The site gives people easy access to geographic information including property boundaries, legal descriptions, and parcel ownership information. There is also an interactive map

Hartford Police Chief Out

Hartford Police Chief Tressa Beltran has resigned from the department amid an Attorney General’s Office investigation into missing pills from the drug disposal box at the police station. She had been with Hartford police since 1989, became

Dyckman Park Wintertime Gathering Spot Approved

The South Haven City Council on Monday unanimously approved the SHOUT proposed construction of a wintertime gathering place at Dyckman Park. The project earlier received endorsements from the Downtown Development Authority and the South Haven Parks Commission.

Allegan County To Expand Broadband To All

Allegan County will be expanding broadband internet availability to the entire county in the next two years. The county board of commissioners on Thursday approved paying Southfield-based 123.net $18 million for the project to get the service