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On the Corner - South County News

On the Corner - South County News

Sep, 10 2020

Environmental researchers discovered a colony of snuffbox mussels in a section of the Portage Creek which runs along the Mill property. Native to eastern North America, this freshwater mussel is listed as endangered in both the United States and Canada.

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Two Local Guys Win Big While Doing Good

Two Local Guys Win Big While Doing Good

Jul, 3 2019

Standing tall on a stage in Seattle among a field of over-achievers in mid-June were a couple of hometown guys, Rajeev (Raj) Singh and Chris Moore. Each had migrated from Vicksburg to Seattle as young upstarts in the field of technology in the 1990s.

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KDPS Bomb Squad Turns Old Paper Mill Into Classroom

KDPS Bomb Squad Turns Old Paper Mill Into Classroom

May, 7 2019

There are big plans in store for the long-vacant Vicksburg paper mill, as developers will soon turn the space into a mixed-use development. In the meantime, it has been the site of full-scale training exercises for the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety

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Pollinator Plot at The Mill

Pollinator Plot at The Mill

Oct, 4 2018

Rob Richardson and John Kern examine the pollinator plot on 80 acres on the west side of the Mill that his farm team planted to buckwheat and sunflowers in mid-July.

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Fond Memories of The Mill

Fond Memories of The Mill

Aug, 4 2017

Bob Millard, former mill manager in the 1970s, returned to tour the mill last summer. Village Manager Jim Mallery accompanied him as did several other community members. Asbestos has been removed from this area which was part of the dryers for the paper.

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