Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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
HARTFORD — Hartford city commissioners appear to be split over whether to allow recreational marijuana businesses in their city.
Monday, October 28, 2019
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
HARTFORD — Two more businesses have applied to have medical marijuana provisioning centers in Hartford, but both are missing some information.
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
HARTFORD — The Hartford City Commission got the ball rolling Monday night on another future medical marijuana facility in the city.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
HARTFORD — Hartford could allow 19 more medical marijuana licenses in its city limits.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
HARTFORD — A day of games, giveaways, music and snacks will fill Ely Park on Sept. 12.
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
HARTFORD — Hartford's mayor and two of its city commissioners will seek re-election to their seats in November.
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
HARTFORD — Hartford City Commissioners have found themselves reconsidering their medical marijuana ordinance.
Sunday, July 14, 2019
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
HARTFORD — Hartford’s medical marijuana dispensary now has local and state approval.
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.