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Van Buren County, South Haven prepared for Light Up the Lake
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:52:07 -0700

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - With thousands flocking to the fireworks in South Haven tonight, preparations for Light Up the Lake start months in advance. There's a lot of time and planning that goes into tonight to make sure we enjoy the show, and Thursday, Newschannel 3 took a behind the scenes look. ...

Dangerous Lake Mich. swimming
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:10:42 -0700

Dangerous Lake Mich. swimming The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazards statement to warn of dangerous swimming conditions on Lake Michigan beaches from 2 a.m. Wednesday through 8 a.m. Thursday. Tribune Staff Northwest Ottawa County Jul 22, 2014 if (!window.OX_ads) { OX_ads = []; } OX_ads.push({ "auid" : "436967" }); document.write(' '); The advisory area includes shoreline beaches ...

Van Buren Co. deputies look to prevent drinking and boating this weekend
Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:51:19 -0700

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Think before you drink and boat this summer. It's a message marine deputies in Van Buren County will fill the water with this weekend. The County Sheriff's office is stepping up patrols in a nationwide effort to curb drinking and boating. ...

Two West Michigan Brothers Jailed for 25-Year-Old Murder
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:57:00 -0700

NEWAYGO COUNTY, Mich. – Two West Michigan brothers are locked up after being arrested in connection to the 1989 murder of a teenager whose body was found in the Manistee National Forest. The following is a news release from the …

Michigan roads to avoid during holiday travels?
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:46:58 -0700

MDOT is once again giving drivers a holiday gift this 4th of July by suspending work and lifting lane restrictions on most of the state's summer road construction projects.

‘Elsa’ Look-a-Like Visits West Michigan Child Amputee
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 16:59:07 -0700

VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. – Last month we told you about a girl from Florida who was causing people to do double takes, thanks to the movie, ‘Frozen.’ The teenager has transformed herself into a real-life Elsa, bringing kids’ dreams …

Severe Threat Elevated This Evening For Lakeshore
Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:48:16 -0700

GRAND RAPIDS (June 30, 2014) — The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) with their afternoon update has elevated our lakeshore counties in to a “moderate” risk for severe weather. Specifically, it includes portions of Ottawa, Allegan, Van Buren, Cass, and all …

Photo Release -- Marrone Bio Innovations Celebrates Ribbon Cutting at New Marrone Michigan Manufacturing Facility
Wed, 02 Jul 2014 06:00:00 -0700

BANGOR, Mich. -- Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBI) , a leading global provider of bio-based pest management and plant health products, celebrated the official opening of its Marrone Michigan Manufacturing ...

Editorial: For Legislature, from Wayne, Detroit
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 00:38:59 -0700

Michigan's largest county and city send the biggest contingent of lawmakers to Lansing, making the choices of Wayne County and Detroit voters particularly significant in a year when every legislative seat is on the ballot.

City By City Report for July 14, 2014
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 06:33:02 -0700

Check out the latest happenings in communities across the Michiana area.