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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

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

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
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

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
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

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
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
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
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
Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Thursday, August 23, 2018
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.