Peter A. Kaylor
The fourth annual Peter A. Kaylor Lung Cancer Memorial Walk will be Saturday, Oct. 1, in downtown Allegan to raise money for West Michigan Cancer Center.
Miles Wixom of Bloomingdale won the All Around Showmanship contest, showing beef and dairy. Mary Mulder of Hamilton came in second by one point. (Photo provided)
With the carnival rides disassembled and sugary confections being wheeled to another venue, the 164th Allegan County Fair is a memory but will go down in history with the second-highest attendance at the gate with 290,520.
Jamie Lynn McDonald
An Allegan County judge decided to go above sentencing guidelines for a woman who helped in a home invasion and robbery of a family member whose dogs were killed by her co-defendants. Jamie Lynn McDonald, 40, was sentenced Monday, Sept. 19, to 140 months to 20 years in prison.
In the next two years, Martin Public Schools has plans to be 99-percent powered by solar energy. There are many steps between that and now, but school board members unanimously voted Monday, Sept. 19, to negotiate a contract with Superior Renewable Solutions to do just that.
During a commencement ceremony for the first graduates of the woman’s reentry program at the Allegan County jail (from left) Rebecca Brooks, Angela Doxey and Jamie McDonald received their certificates. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
In a white cement room of the Allegan County Corrections Center, six women wearing big smiles and red jumpsuits were the first to graduate from the inaugural Women’s Re-Entry Unit, the first female treatment program in the county jail.
After trees were removed in the right-of-way of the East Sycamore Street reconstruction project, the City of Wayland is reestablishing its tree board to look into replacing them and possibly others.
Peter A. Kaylor
Miles Wixom of Bloomingdale won the All Around Showmanship contest, showing beef and dairy. Mary Mulder of Hamilton came in second by one point. (Photo provided)
Jamie Lynn McDonald
During a commencement ceremony for the first graduates of the woman’s reentry program at the Allegan County jail (from left) Rebecca Brooks, Angela Doxey and Jamie McDonald received their certificates. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)

Sports

Hopkins junior Hailey Shank makes a play on the ball during the Vikings’ five-set loss to OK Silver rival Godwin Heights. (Photo by Steve Bird)

Terrie Wisser is a competitor. And like all competitors, she doesn’t like to lose.
But when her team does come up short, she gives all the credit to the victorious team.

Obituaries

Myron "Bud" Hoffman, 82, of

Grace (Kelsey) Scarberry, 8

Clarence "Clare" VanPolen,

Opinion

Unlike Congress, I’m pro progress.

In his column this week, writer Dan Pepper shares his love of the food from this year's Allegan County Fair and also promo

In my column this week, I reflect on the 9/11 terrorist attacks, now 15 years removed.

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