COUNTY NEWS

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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Students encouraged to explore education and career pathways

Career and technical education offers high school students hands-on training that can be applied to real-world, in-demand education, training and

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Commissioners' consensus clear: Jail is a priority this year

Pierce

Editor

Barry County has a top priority for 2020: The jail.

That was the consensus of commissioners at their

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Tighter rules on public comment lacks support

Editor

 

Barry County commissioners on Tuesday considered amending board rules to more clearly define what would constitute appropriate public comment.

Chairwoman

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EGLE offering recycling infrastructure, organics-management grants

A total of $3 million is available through the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy’s Recycling and Organics

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