Local News in Van Buren County, Michigan
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Deputy arrives home to find 2 invaders
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 20:55:33 -0800
A Van Buren County man and a juvenile are expected to face home invasion charges after allegedly burglarizing two homes -- one of which belongs to a sheriff's deputy.
Michigan State Police Trooper injured in crash
Wed, 13 Nov 2013 03:08:57 -0800
Van Buren County (WZZM) - A Michigan State Police trooper is expected to be released from the hospital Wednesday after a crash in Van Buren County. It happened around 4:30, Tuesday afternoon at M-40 and M-43 in Waverly Township, about 6 miles north of Paw Paw.
Weather, crashes cause road shutdowns
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 09:02:06 -0800
VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - I-94 turned into a skating rink Saturday afternoon, but that wasn't the only road to see slippery conditions. At least two serious crashes led to road shutdowns in Van Buren County, where the lake effect snow did not let up all night. ...
Strong Winds Leave A Path Of Destruction In Van Buren County
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 16:36:33 -0800
MATTAWAN, Mich.,– Mattawan was one of the hardest areas in Van Buren County after Sunday’s storm tore through West Michigan. The National Weather Service says it was 70 mph straight line winds that left the path of destruction. While crews …
Gladstone Land Corporation Announces Farmland Acquisition in Michigan
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 13:15:00 -0800
MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gladstone Land Corporation (LAND) ("Gladstone Land" or the "Company") announced today that it has acquired three farms in Van Buren County near South Haven, Michigan, with 149 total acres for approximately $2.0 million. The property has water on site and will be farmed for blueberries. In connection with the acquisition, the Company executed a five ...
Some W. Mich. counties to cut or eliminate water testing at beaches
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 15:58:12 -0800
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Some West Michigan counties will no longer be able to test the water quality at area beaches for bacteria contamination due to cuts in state funding. The State Department of Environmental Quality has about $150,000 to test water quality, but under a bill recently approved by state lawmakers, a majority of that money will go to a project in Macomb County. ...
Michigan State Police Trooper Injured in Paw Paw Crash
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 14:48:55 -0800
VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. –A Michigan State Police cruiser was t-boned by another vehicle at the intersection of M-40 and M-43 Tuesday afternoon. The trooper driving the patrol car was injured, but is expected to recover. The driver who …
Van Buren has the power
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 02:17:15 -0800
PAW PAW - It appears Van Buren County may not need to ask voters to renew the 911 surcharge.
MSP trooper's cruiser broadsided
Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:51:28 -0800
A Michigan State Police trooper's cruiser was broadsided late Tuesday afternoon.
Multiple highway crashes; slick roads
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 07:43:49 -0800
There have been multiple reports of crashes Saturday morning due to icy road conditions.