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Tallying The Toll Of Winter Driving On I-94
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 20:08:51 -0800
VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (March 5, 2014) – We are getting our first look at West Michigan winter driving along I-94 by the numbers. This winter, at least on I-94 in Van Buren County, it isn’t taking much for drivers …
Hundreds of schools close amid snow in Michigan
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 03:41:35 -0700
DETROIT (AP) - Hundreds of schools are closing their doors for the day as snow falls across a wide swath of southern Michigan. WWJ-AM reports school shut Wednesday in southeastern Michigan included those in Livingston, Oakland and Macomb counties along with Detroit Public Schools in Wayne County.
Michigan man arrested in connection with bizarre death
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:39:30 -0800
A young man was arrested on Thursday in connection with the death of a 23 year-old man who fell off the top of a vehicle in Van Buren County last October.
Snow leads to 40-vehicle pileup in western Michigan
Wed, 19 Feb 2014 01:11:08 -0800
This photo shows the scene of a multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 94, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Van Buren County, Mich. The National Weather Service said snow started Monday afternoon in Grand Rapids and roughly 3 to 4 inches had fallen by early evening.
40-vehicle pileup on I-94 in SW Michigan
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 08:18:13 -0800
PAW PAW, Mich. (WOOD) — Six people were hurt in a pileup in Van Buren County that involved about 40 vehicles — about half of which were semi trucks.
Eastbound I-94 closed in Van Buren County due to multi-car accident
Thu, 27 Feb 2014 12:43:49 -0800
A large accident involving mutliple semi-trucks has shut down the eastbound I-94 in southwest Michigan.Several vehicles, including at least two semis and a passenger bus were part of a crash after 10:00am
VB, Berrien fairs land grants
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 02:14:14 -0800
State grants will cover half the costs of improvement projects at the Berrien and Van Buren county fairs this year.
Van Buren County Youth Fair receives $20,000 state grant to upgrade display barns
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 11:05:26 -0800
It looks like the Van Buren County Youth Fair is the second Southwest Michigan fair to take advantage of a state program offering improvement grants.
Snowmobile hits vehicle in Michigan, killing rider
Sun, 02 Mar 2014 10:30:41 -0800
Columbia Township, Mich. — Authorities in southwestern Michigan say a 45-year-old man was killed when his snowmobile collided with a parked motor vehicle.
Snow leads to crashes, including 40-vehicle pileup
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 05:21:56 -0800
Paw Paw Township — A winter storm dropped record-breaking levels of snow on parts of western Michigan, leading to crashes including a roughly 40-vehicle freeway pileup.