COUNTY NEWS

City keys on housing, infrastructure upgrades

Hastings Mayor Dave Tossava delivers his address to Rotarians Monday. (Photos by Rebecca Pierce)

Editor

“The state of the city is

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County recommends proceeding with Friend of the Court relocation

Barry County Friend of the Court offices, currently at 102 S. Broadway in Hastings, are expected to relocate to the

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New deputy takes oath of office

Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf administers the oath of office to his newest deputy, Levi Yonkers of Hastings. The swearing-in

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Superintendents react to Bumstead bill

Taylor Owens

Staff Writer

A bill currently in the Michigan House of Representatives plans to eliminate certain graduation requirements, including

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Studies planned as Barry Township water levels rise

Savanah Kaechele

Contributing Writer

An update from Barry County County Commissioner Dave Jackson at Tuesday night’s Barry Township Board

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Third public hearing added to planning commission agenda

Savanah Kaechele

Contributing Writer

Hastings' Planning Commission has added a third hearing to its 7 p.m. March 2 meeting in

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Judges, commissioners confer on future criminal justice needs

Rebecca Pierce

Editor

Barry County judges and county commissioners told each other they agree on the need for new jail.

But

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Pumps on Crooked, Cloverdale lakes off for now

Luke Froncheck

Staff Writer

Barry County Drain Commissioner Jim Dull knew cold weather would come eventually and, with it, ice.

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