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Blue Zone request goes belly-up in county vote

Barry County Commissioners Jon Smelker (left) and Ben Geiger were at opposite ends of the vote on the Blue Zones

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City wants more study time before approving downtown development

An investment group headed by a Hudsonville plumbing and mechanical contractor proposes 42 to 45 housing units in downtown Hastings.

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Housing in Hastings ready to take off

Contributing Writer

A long-sought multi-family project in downtown Hastings and another in the works, along with two more possible developments,

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American Legion Post 45 to celebrate 100 years of service

The Hastings American Legion and its honor guard have been a presence in parades and ceremonies for Hastings and other

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Crooked Lake level drops, but it's not enough, some residents say

Luke Froncheck

Staff Writer

A pump has been moving water from Crooked Lake to the former Darrell Jones property for

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Hastings man to walk more than 280 miles to raise opioid abuse awareness

Mike Hamp trains to walk to the U.P. this August. (Photo provided)

Taylor Owens

Staff Writer

When Mike Hamp was 16,

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Medical examiner's report documents 2018 deaths in Barry County

Dr. Joyce deJong is the medical examiner for Barry County and 11 other counties in Michigan. (Photo by Rebecca Pierce)

Rebecca

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Patients may notify health professionals they don’t want opioids

Patients may now fill out a state form that directs health professionals and emergency medical services personnel to not administer

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