The Rev. Fr. Alan Jorgensen blessed approximately 200 motorcycles and 20 to 30 classic cars at Allegan’s Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church last year. This year, the blessing is expected to double.
When a sea of leather and chrome rumbles into Allegan for the third annual Blessing of the Bikes and Classic Cars on May 9, expect it to be much bigger and better than before—weather permitting.
These fifth-graders were among the first groups to release their fish.
MANLIUS TWP.—Four busloads of Fennville fifth- and sixth-graders released hand-raised Chinook salmon in the Kalamazoo River at New Richmond Bridge Park on Monday, April 27.
Foresters from Consumers Energy helped children properly plant white pine seedlings and answer any questions they had about trees.
Planting trees can be hard work. Planting 650 of them can make for a full morning. On Friday, April 24, nearly two dozen Fennville High School students teamed with Terri DeRoo’s fourth-grade class to do exactly that.
Steve Dutkiewicz of Dick’s Market in Dorr shows off the store’s award winning kielbasa.
Dick’s Market in Dorr will celebrate its 60th anniversary starting with an open house Sunday, May 3, from 1 to 4 p.m. Owner and kielbasa king Steve Dutkiewicz said, “The open house will be a meet-and-greet with a long table display of ‘facts and artifacts’ to give employees and customers a chance to look back and reflect.”
District administration hopes to wrap up soon its investigation of a student who wrote the "n" word on another student's car.
District administration expects to wrap up its investigation into a racial slur written on a Hopkins senior’s car earlier this week. Hopkins Superintendent Gary Wood said, “We don’t tolerate this type of unacceptable behavior. It’s disgusting in our view.”
The city hopes to create a welcome center with public restrooms here on Brady Street.
Though the kayak and canoe launch construction project set to begin this fall no longer includes restrooms, city council members hope a different grant will build a set of restrooms closer to downtown.
The Rev. Fr. Alan Jorgensen blessed approximately 200 motorcycles and 20 to 30 classic cars at Allegan’s Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church last year. This year, the blessing is expected to double.
These fifth-graders were among the first groups to release their fish.
Foresters from Consumers Energy helped children properly plant white pine seedlings and answer any questions they had about trees.
Steve Dutkiewicz of Dick’s Market in Dorr shows off the store’s award winning kielbasa.
District administration hopes to wrap up soon its investigation of a student who wrote the "n" word on another student's car.
The city hopes to create a welcome center with public restrooms here on Brady Street.

Sports

Wayland’s Abby Merice watches a pitch during the Wildcats’ first game of the Gull Lake Invitational on Saturday, April 25.

Wayland softball coach Cheri Ritz was coming off a season in which she led her team to the Division 2 state semifinals and finished with a 42-2 record.

Obituaries

Brandon Kyle Tripp-Sturgis,

Loren Wesley Woehl of Willi

Russell C.

Opinion

One man ran nude through his neighborhood, tried to have sex with a tree and told police he was Thor.

Let’s end April with a poem. No, not T.S.

When I ran, spring meant time to bump up the miles.

Happening

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