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Aljabaly helps lead Wisconsin to regional title

Coldwater High School graduate Shuaib Aljabaly (fourth from left) with the University of Wisconsin cross country team after clinching the 30th NCAA Great Lakes Regional team title November 10, 2018 (photo courtesy of University Wisconsin)MADISON, WI (WTVB) - Coldwater High School graduate Shuaib Alj


Council approves purchase of lots for new housing

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The Coldwater City Council approved the purchase of vacant lots on Thompson Blvd. from the Branch Intermediate School District on Monday night at a price of $44,000.


Arrest made after K9 unit sniffs out 'large quantity' of marijuana

DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) - An arrest was made after a K9 unit sniffed out a car carrying approximately 6.44 lbs. of marijuana.Police pulled over a grey Honda Civic going south on I-69 west of Waterloo around 7:15 Monday night.The DeKalb County Deputy used his narcotics certified K9 to sniff the ve


Board begins search for new Road Commission manager

Branch County Road Commission Manager Trent Arver, representing the Branch County Park Board of Trustees, addresses the Branch County Board of Commissioners March 21, 2017 (Jim Measel-Midwest Communications Inc 2017)


City Council approves change in fence ordinance

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The Coldwater City Council approved recommendations from City Planner Dean Walrack Monday night to change regulations covering the maximum height of fences in the city and the value threshold at which a Legally Nonconforming Residential Accessory Structure may be rebuilt.Walra


Holder taking over Igney's dental practice in Angola

Dr. Troy Holder is taking over the dental practice of Dr. Brad Igney on Nov. 19. Posing for a photo at the office at 224 N. Wayne St. are, from left, Kari Holder, Troy Holder, Brad Igney and Sandy Igney. The Igneys sold the practice in order to take retirement.Mike Marturello


Singing Bronson nurse "lights up the lives" of patients

A singing nurse at Bronson Hospital lifted the spirits of a Portage man on hospice care by singing to his favorite song while he was receiving treatment in Bronson's cardiac unit. (WWMT/Courtesy) A singing nurse at Bronson Hospital lifted the spirits of a Portage man on hospice care by singing to hi


Quincy coach out for violating social media policy

QUINCY, MI (WTVB) - There will be a different head coach for Quincy High School’s wrestling program this winter. Cecil Tuttle says he has been relieved of his duties as wrestling coach after he was told by school administrators last Friday that he had violated the district’s social media policy.Acco


Lapoint waives preliminary exam in CSC case

19-year-old Jayme Lynn Lapoint of Athens was originally charged with first degree criminal sexual conduct, child abusive commercial activity, using computers to commit a crime and distribution and promotion of child abusive commercial activity.


Minor injuries in U.S. 12 crash east of Coldwater

The crash was reported to Branch County 911 Central Dispatch at shortly before 3:00 p.m. as a personal injury accident. According to Central Dispatch, Coldwater Fire Department first responders were called to the location, but when Life Care Ambulance medics arrived, they notified Central Dispatch t


BL I-69 road project to be completed this week

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The first snowfall of the winter arrived last Friday just as the road construction season was wrapping up in Michigan.After a two month delay which included a labor dispute, the Business Loop I-69 repaving project got underway during the week of October 22nd and Coldwater City


New baseball diamonds nearing completion

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - Coldwater City Manager Keith Baker reported to the City Council Monday night that site work is complete for the new youth baseball diamonds at Heritage Park.Baker said except for the electrical work, the storage building is now complete.The concession/restroom building is not


Police & Fire: Man arrested for drunk driving after hitting four parked cars

DRUNKEN DRIVING:A 52-year-old Battle Creek man was arrested after Battle Creek police said his car hit four parked cars and he was found to have been drinking. Officers were called to the 300 block of Garrison Road at the intersection with Curtis Avenue at 8:40 p.m. Saturday. Officers said when they


Battle Creek woman who left son locked in closet seeks to withdraw child abuse plea

Megan Schug, 25, was sentenced earlier this year to 25 to 50 years in person after police said she beat her own son and locked him in a closet for hours or days while he laid in his own feces and urine.


City to formalize purchase of lots tonight

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The Coldwater City Council is scheduled to take formal action Monday night to purchase vacant lots on Thompson Blvd. from the Branch Intermediate School District as an adoption of a Resolution and approval of a Sales Agreement are on the agenda.The BISD Board of Education appr


Local water samples below EPA advisory level

Samples were collected in Branch, Hillsdale, and St. Joseph Counties in September and October. Some results are now available on line at .


Vehicle crashes after 100 mph chase

WANE 15 learned that the situation began in Avilla, when a vehicle was stolen. While officers were taking the report, the stolen vehicle was spotted by a Kendallville officer east of Kendallville on U.S. 6 near S.R. 327, and a pursuit ensued.


Four arrested after gun and baby found together in back seat of 'suspicious vehicle'

After receiving a report of suspicious vehicles near the intersection of Jerome and Walwit Streets, officers located two vehicles with multiple occupants. Inside one of the vehicles, officers observed a rifle leaning against a baby’s car seat. The baby was sitting in the seat at the time.


After averting public vote, Senate looks to modify bills

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) -Bills are now before state Senate committees that will modify a pair of ballot proposals approved by state lawmakers this summer, preventing both from going on the November ballot.


BUSINESS BEAT: 2019 Coldwater Ice Fest set

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) - The Coldwater Area Chamber of Commerce will once again host Ice Fest in downtown Coldwater Saturday, January 26, 2019.