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NHL trade sends K-Wings Ellington to rival ECHL team

KALAMAZOO –The good news for Kalamazoo Wings fans is that they will still have a few more opportunities to see defenseman Taylor Ellington play this season. The bad news is that he will more than likely be wearing a Chicago Express uniform. Ellington, who has played 55 games with the K-Wings this season, was traded to the NHL Columbus Blue ... Read More »

Evacuation in Sturgis

Sturgis Police and Fire crews were called out for a reported explosion shortly after midnight early Monday at an apartment complex on Cato Lane. Authorities determined that a chemical related to the production of methamphetamine had been spilled in a hallway. The building was evacuated and the HazMat team was called in. Two residents were arrested in connection with the incident. One ... Read More »


Hi, I am Maggie a happy playful two year old Border Collie.  I have been living outside all of the time and that is just the pits.  I would love to shear your loving home with you and enjoy your attention and I give the nicest kisses.  I love to romp and play and you should think of a job ... Read More »


Even through 40 minutes, the Wheeling Nailers scored twice in the third period, both on the power-play to defeat the Kalamazoo Wings 4-3. Both teams had scoring on their minds in the opening period combining for four goals in the period. Kalamazoo nearly started the scoring one minute into the game with a penalty shot from Justin Taylor. Taylor missed ... Read More »


The Cincinnati Cyclones have pulled to within six points of the top spot in the North Division, as the second place Cyclones defeated the first place Kalamazoo Wings 5-3 Saturday night at the U.S. Bank Arena. A defensive struggle for the first 17 minutes of the first period featuring sprawling saves from both Maxime Clermont and Chet Pickard, turned in ... Read More »


A solid effort in the first period, the Kalamazoo Wings squandered a three-goal lead and lost to Chicago Express 4-3 Friday night at Wings Stadium. A first period filled with plenty of hits and penalties led to three power-play goals for the K-Wings. Kory Karlander (13th) got things started for Kalamazoo with a snap shot in the slot past Chicago ... Read More »

Body is identified

A 30-year-old man with a last known address in Three Rivers was identified as the victim of an early morning fire Monday in Fabius Township. The St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department said Thomas Nipper apparently broke into a storage barn at Meyer Broadway Park in an effort to seek shelter for the night. Investigators said Nipper intentionally started a fire ... Read More »

House fire near Mottville

A house in the 12000 block of Dickenson Road in Mottville Township was destroyed by fire Wednesday night. Fire officials said flames and heavy smoke were coming through the roof. Nobody was home at the time of the blaze, which was reported by a neighbor around 9 p.m. Personnel from the Michigan State Police Fire Investigation Division will follow-up on ... Read More »

Law enforcement awards

Bill Lentz was named the Sturgis Police Department’s Officer of the Year for 2011. The award was presented during Wednesday’s Sturgis City Commission meeting. Lentz was recognized by Public Safety Director David Northrup for his dedication to the department and his job. Northrup said Lentz has undertaken major cases in 2011 that yielded prosecution, including a criminal sexual conduct incident. ... Read More »

K-Wings educate the Walleye 3-1

Kalamazoo — The countdown is on for the Kalamazoo Wings. With just 19 games to go in the regular season the pressure is on as they battle to retain their hold on first place in the North Division. “Every point now from now until the end of the year is going to be harder and harder to get,” K-Wings coach ... Read More »