Monday, June 03, 2019
HARTFORD — The Hartford Strawberry Festival is gearing up for another year of old favorites and new events.
Friday, May 31, 2019
HARTFORD — Thirty-six residential wells out of 59 tested in Hartford have some amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in them.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
HARTFORD — State agencies have been aware of contaminants at the former Du-Wel Products plant in Hartford since the company was in operation.
PAW PAW — After hearing a report about PFAS contamination in Hartford, Van Buren County commissioners on Tuesday expressed concern there may be PFAS contamination in Bangor.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
HARTFORD — The day after it was announced that the state is testing residential wells near the former Du-Wel Products plant in Hartford for PFAS, a former plant employee said he’s not suprised, claiming the company carelessly dumped chemicals for years.
Friday, May 10, 2019
HARTFORD — The former Du-Wel Metal Products plating facility in Hartford has been identified as being contaminated by PFAS, according to state Rep. Beth Griffin, prompting state officials to conduct more testing that will start today.
Thursday, April 04, 2019
HARTFORD — The Hartford Public Library’s budget for a new library/community center is increasing to $2 million.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
HARTFORD — It’s taking a little longer than expected to get Hartford’s medical marijuana dispensary up off the ground.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — A Bangor man’s bond was set at $1 million Wednesday in connection with his son’s 2017 overdose death.
Saturday, February 16, 2019
SOUTH HAVEN — The Benton Harbor man accused of killing two people in a crash on Red Arrow Highway in January is facing 10 more charges.
Sunday, January 27, 2019
In the last two years the Amish population in Van Buren County has gone from virtually zero to an estimated couple of hundred families.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
HARTFORD — A Benton Harbor man was arraigned Tuesday in relation to a crash that killed two people along Red Arrow Highway in Hartford Township earlier this month.
Monday, January 21, 2019
HARTFORD — Sewer rates and whether or not to opt out of allowing recreational marijuana facilities will be among the topics at the Hartford City Commission’s workshop meeting tonight.
Monday, January 14, 2019
HARTFORD — Counselors and social workers will be on hand this morning at Coloma Elementary School to help students process the Saturday death of one of their classmates.
Thursday, November 29, 2018
HARTFORD — Next Saturday will mark the 17th time Hartford-area residents will come together for their annual Christmas in Hartford celebration.
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
HARTFORD — The Hartford Public Library will have a new home by this time next year if all goes according to plan.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
HARTFORD — The application for a medical marijuana growing facility at the Hartford Speedway is still lacking requirements for completion.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
HARTFORD — Brownies laced with marijuana were brought into Hartford High School last month, school officials say.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
HARTFORD — People exiting off I-94 in Hartford could one day be greeted with stores, more restaurants, apartment buildings and a lake.
Saturday, September 15, 2018
HARTFORD — The Hartford Planning Commission was busy this week recommending the medical marijuana grow operation at the Hartford Speedway and the rezoning for a 111-acre commercial development.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
PAW PAW — The former Hartford Township cemetery sexton will spend the next 30 days in jail.
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
HARTFORD — Overall, apples are expected to outpace what was produced in Michigan last year.
Sunday, August 26, 2018
HARTFORD — Games, giveaways, music and snacks are just a few of the things people can enjoy at the Healthy Home Fair Sept. 12.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
HARTFORD — The burned-out Dollar General store in Hartford might soon function again.
HARTFORD — Spending time in the hospital can be difficult for anyone, but even more so for children.
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
A newcomer has knocked off a longtime county commissioner during Tuesday’s Republican primary in Van Buren County.
Saturday, July 28, 2018
PAW PAW — A Van Buren County Circuit Court jury found Gerrie Heskett not guilty of embezzling between $50,000 and $100,000 after several days of deliberations.
Friday, July 27, 2018
HARTFORD — Here are more results from the Van Buren County Youth Fair, which took place July 14-21 at the fairgrounds near Hartford.
Friday, July 20, 2018
PAW PAW — The former Hartford Township cemetery sexton took the stand in her own defense Thursday in Van Buren County Circuit Court.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
HARTFORD — Speed and weed may coexist one day at the Hartford Motor Speedway.
DETROIT — An insurance company refused to pay $300,000 in a head-on crash that killed a Watervliet man and his mother after a doctor came up with a key conclusion: Robert Krugman likely drifted out of his lane because of a heart attack.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
PAW PAW — An attorney told a Van Buren County Circuit Court jury Tuesday that his client has nothing to hide.
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
HARTFORD — Six months and two locations later, a medical marijuana dispensary has been approved in Hartford.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
HARTFORD — Those visiting the Hartford Public Library will start seeing a new piece of equipment.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
HARTFORD — Another medical marijuana facility is in the works for Hartford.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
HARTFORD — Students in Hartford say they’re a little more prepared for what comes after high school thanks to the Jobs for Michigan’s Graduates (JMG) program.
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
PAW PAW — The Hartford man who was granted a new trial by the Michigan Supreme Court, then pleaded guilty, will spend at least another year and eight months in prison.
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Hartford police and Berrien County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating arsons that gutted a business and scorched a roadside park.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
PAW PAW — One Van Buren County commissioner will face a challenger during the August primary and one other will not seek re-election.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
HARTFORD — Several more things need to be done before the Hartford City Commission can approve the application for a marijuana facility.
Friday, April 20, 2018
This weekend 20 hockey teams will hit the ice in an effort to raise as much as money as they can.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
PAW PAW — The Hartford man that was granted a new trial by the Michigan Supreme Court has forgone a new trial and pleaded guilty.
Friday, April 06, 2018
A Hartford man spending 25-38 years in prison will get a new trial.
SOUTH HAVEN — There is enough evidence for the former Hartford Township cemetery sexton to go to trial.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
BANGOR — Police are investigating a crash that killed a Hartford first-grader Friday night.
HARTFORD — The fate of the lone application for a marijuana facility in Hartford came down to just a few feet.
Sunday, March 25, 2018
BENTON TOWNSHIP — Medic 1 is getting a pay raise.
It’s been nearly a decade since Watervliet left Medic 1.
Friday, March 16, 2018
SOUTH HAVEN — There are a lot of documents to pore over and testimony to consider before the case of a former Hartford Township employee accused of embezzlement can be dismissed or moved along.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
PAW PAW — A Hartford man who confessed to lighting seven structure fires will spend at least six years in prison.