Portage District courthouse

6:53 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Portage City Council approves agreement on closing District Court

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District Court was closed after the retirement of Judge Carol Husum
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - With no discussion, the Portage City Council has voted for a financial agreement with Kalamazoo County over the closing of the Shaver Road district court. The agreement calls for Kalamazoo County paying Portage $70,000 a year for 10 years to cover Portage's costs by the court closing.
8:51 pm
Tue February 5, 2013

Kalamazoo County District Court to close Portage courthouse March 1st

Lead in text: 
The state of Michigan decided last year to eliminate a district court position through attrition. Judge Carol Husum retires at the end of this month.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The Kalamazoo County District courthouse on Shaver Road will close March 1, Chief Judge Paul Bridenstine said Tuesday. The closure will come the day following Judge Carol Husum's retirement from the bench. No current employees will lose their jobs with Husum's retirement, Bridenstine said, but her typist will also be retiring.