HARTFORD — Hartford Public Schools will no longer use the name Indians as a mascot.
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Tuesday, November 09, 2021
Thursday, November 04, 2021
HARTFORD — The Hartford Public Schools superintendent is recommending the district drop its mascot name, which is known as the “Indians.”
Thursday, October 07, 2021
HARTFORD — Two adults face drug charges, while a child is now in protective custody following an ongoing investigation into the transportation of narcotics in the Hartford area.
Saturday, September 04, 2021
PAW PAW — A Hartford Police officer will soon appear in Van Buren County Circuit Court on charges of misconduct and assault, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced this week.
Friday, July 16, 2021
HARTFORD — After organizers canceled last year’s Van Buren Youth Fair due to COVID-19 restrictions, the week-long event will return next week with a wide variety of events.
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Tuesday, June 01, 2021
Saturday, January 09, 2021
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Friday, September 25, 2020
SOUTH HAVEN — A Hartford woman faces four felony charges after being involved in a car crash that resulted in the death of a 7-year-old Covert boy and serious injuries to his mother.
Friday, September 11, 2020
HARTFORD — The Hartford Public Library’s 95-year run at 15 Franklin St. came to an end this week as the community staple opened in its new home at 12 Church St.
Thursday, August 27, 2020
HARTFORD — The Van Buren Conservation District, Broken Arrow Recycling and Pratt Industries, Inc. have formed a partnership to expand cardboard and paper recycling in Van Buren County, according to a news release.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
HARTFORD — Van Buren County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing to investigate a shooting incident that left a 34-year-old Hartford man in critical condition.
Friday, May 29, 2020
HARTFORD — Ever since she was a child, Katie Klett looked forward to spending time at the Van Buren Youth Fair, either as a 4-H youth exhibitor or as an adult volunteer.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
NEW BUFFALO — Despite a couple Michigan casinos announcing their intention to reopen next month, there are no set plans yet for the three Four Winds Casinos in Southwest Michigan to reopen.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Saturday, May 09, 2020
HARTFORD — Five years ago on May 1, just in time for Mother’s Day that year, Kevin Klug, a civil engineer from Waterford Township, gave his mom the precious gift of life – and an actual part of himself.
Friday, May 08, 2020
HARTFORD — The Hartford City Commission will become one of the first bodies in Southwest Michigan to meet again in person since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
HARTFORD — The owner of the medical marijuana facility in Hartford is asking city officials to rethink their decision to not hold a city commission meeting in April.
Friday, February 07, 2020
HARTFORD — A Hartford man who police say drove through farm fields in an attempt to flee from deputies earlier this week faces a myriad of charges, while his female passenger was taken to a hospital for treatment after police said she ingested methamphetamine.
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Monday, October 28, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
PAW PAW — The Benton Harbor man accused of killing two people in a crash on Red Arrow Highway in January has entered a plea in the case, thus avoiding a trial.
Saturday, October 12, 2019
HARTFORD — Some epoxy resin on the floors, some lights in the ceiling, some medical marijuana on the shelves and a final state inspection are all that stand in the way of Med+Leaf opening its doors in Hartford.
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Tuesday, August 20, 2019
HARTFORD — City commissioners in Hartford are still trying to determine if they should allow more medical marijuana facilities in the city, with even more companies expressing interest.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Monday, June 03, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
Thursday, May 16, 2019
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.