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Tuesday, November 09, 2021
Thursday, November 04, 2021
Thursday, October 07, 2021
Saturday, September 04, 2021
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
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
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
Friday, May 08, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
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
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HARTFORD — City commissioners in Hartford will take the next month to decide if they’d like to opt in to allowing recreational marijuana facilities.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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PAW PAW — The Benton Harbor man accused of killing two people in a crash on Red Arrow Highway in January will serve at least 23 years in prison.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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HARTFORD — Hartford city commissioners appear to be split over whether to allow recreational marijuana businesses in their city.

Monday, October 28, 2019
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HARTFORD — Hartford’s mayor and three of its city commissioners are seeking re-election to their seats unopposed in next week’s election.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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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
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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
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HARTFORD — Get ready for carnival rides, a circus, rodeo, fireworks and a monster truck show when the Van Buren Youth Fair gets underway this week.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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HARTFORD — Hartford’s medical marijuana dispensary now has local and state approval.

Monday, June 03, 2019
Friday, May 31, 2019
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
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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In the last two years the Amish population in Van Buren County has gone from virtually zero to an estimated couple of hundred families.