An Allegan EMT assists Spike once he had been coaxed back onshore. (Photo provided)
A large black lab was rescued from thin ice formed around an island in the Kalamazoo River. No one knows how he got onto the island but residents began calling 911 when he starting barking in distress.
The City of Allegan will be proposing to adopt an opt-out ordinance to prohibit marijuana establishments, at least on a temporary basis. That’s because the ordinance also specifically directs the planning commission to study the city’s options for authorizing and regulating marijuana establishments under the new law for future options.
The properties up for rezoning are circled above, on the east side of North Main Street, between Green Street and Summit Drive. (Map courtesy Google)
After a public hearing in which two residents opposed the rezoning of 10 parcels along the eastern portion of North Main Street from M-1 Manufacturing to R-3 Multiple Family Residential, the Allegan City Council came to an impasse with a tie vote.
The City of Allegan approved a proposal to remove of 14 walnut and cherry trees from Oakwood Cemetery. The trees are in a wooded area of the cemetery near Academy Street.
This conceptual drawing looking south from Trowbridge Street is one of two plans for making Locust a two-way street and giving it some unique character as a social space for the community to gather.
Designs for a new streetscape plan in downtown Allegan were presented to the public by Abonmarche consultants on Wednesday, Dec. 3, with a couple of options for the city and community to mull over.
A Kalamazoo woman admitted to helping a man escape from Allegan County’s custody. Shari Ann Hubbard, 30, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted aiding a prison escape. She admitted she’d tried to help James Henry VanNess, 40, escape.
An Allegan EMT assists Spike once he had been coaxed back onshore. (Photo provided)
The properties up for rezoning are circled above, on the east side of North Main Street, between Green Street and Summit Drive. (Map courtesy Google)
This conceptual drawing looking south from Trowbridge Street is one of two plans for making Locust a two-way street and giving it some unique character as a social space for the community to gather.

Sports

Members of the Plainwell girls’ swim and dive team celebrate their league title. (Photo by Emma Lindsey), Hannah Antkoviak was part of both of Allegan’s winning relay teams at the league meet. (Photo by Jason Wesseldyk)

As a freshman, Plainwell’s Riley Nugent was making her first appearance at the Southwest and Central Swim Conference meet on Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3.

Obituaries

Joan Joyce Ski

Sandra Jean Carpenter, 65,

Connie Frances Luyk, 69, of

Toby Lynne Prymula, 68, of

Susanna “Sue” (Marcinek) Ch

Opinion

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