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Barry County Register of Deeds Implements Simplifile E-recording Service
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:35:28 -0700

Barry County, Mich., is now electronically recording documents through Simplifile, providing the register of deeds’ office and its customers with a more cost-effective recording solution. (PRWeb July 07, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/erecordbarrycountyMich/simplifileerecording/prweb12001436.htm

Large hail pelts parts of West Michigan
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 16:57:30 -0700

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Strong to severe thunderstorms rolled through West Michigan Sunday afternoon prompting several severe thunderstorm warnings along the way. The primary threat with these storms across most of the area were large hail and some stronger winds. The largest hail reported was from storms that tracked through northern Kalamazoo County where weather spotters […]

Lifeguard can be sued in student's drowning in Barry County
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 07:11:16 -0700

Hastings — The Michigan appeals court says the family of a young man who drowned at a state-run school can sue the lifeguard.

Porter County crimeTimes
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:43:00 -0700


Counties look to cover lost court costs
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:54:41 -0700

PAW PAW, Mich – A decision handed down in June by the Michigan Supreme Court could prove to be costly for many counties in west Michigan. The high court decided that district and circuit courts do not have the authority to levy ‘court costs’ on criminals. As many municipalities enter budget season, county administrators are […]

Van Buren County could lose $710,000 under Michigan Supreme Court decision on court costs
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 04:11:30 -0700

Following a Michigan Supreme Court decision invalidating imposition of court costs on people convicted of crime, Van Buren County commissioners decided to sign on to a letter with Berrien, St. Joseph, Branch, Calhoun, Cass, Allegan, Barry and Kalamazoo counties seeking support for legislation enabling courts to impose such costs.

Priority Health Partnership with Michigan Health Care Providers Leads to Lower Health Care Costs and Higher Patient ...
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:27:28 -0700

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Raising health care standards statewide though partnerships with leading primary care physicians and practices is one more way Priority Health is providing access to exceptional patient care. The physicians and practices selected for the Priority Health Quality Award have achieved the highest overall scores for ensuring patients receive preventive care ...

Roller derby bout set for Saturday
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:09:39 -0700

The Toxic Cherries take to the flat track against the Glass City Rollers followed by the Cherry Bombs against the Barry County Black Heart Maidens on Saturday at the Civic Center.

For state House, from Oakland County
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:41:48 -0700

The Aug. 5 primary is quickly approaching, and Oakland County residents will have plenty of candidates to choose from to represent them in the Michigan House.

Sports in Brief: TC swimmer wins state championship
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:02:15 -0700

Traverse City swimmer Julia Brunner won the state title in the 100-meter butterfly at the Michigan 14 and Under Long Course State Championships in Ypsilanti this weekend. (Plus more)