This week in Allegan, Water Street was closed for a few days as new water connections were placed for fire suppression to the three buildings. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
While developer Bob Sosnowski continues restoring the buildings on Water Street that includes antique store Little Shops of Hoarders, Tammy’s Salon and a new restaurant in between the two, the project is on the fast track for receiving $230,000 from the Michigan Economic Development Commission’s Community Development Block Grant program.
This artists’ rendering shows a view of the zipline tower on the north bank of the Kalamazoo River. (Image provided)
Ropes Courses owner Jim Liggett gave Allegan City Council members a sneak peek of the proposed 450-foot zipline run across the Kalamazoo River from riverfront plaza.
Several supporters attended the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new Hopkins FFA Agri-science barn behind the high school. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 21, for the Hopkins FFA Agri-science barn means that students returning to school this fall will be having hands-on experiences raising livestock, producing crops and developing an awareness of what the Future Farmers of America are all about.
A new deadline of Sept. 15 has been set for brick and plaque donations for the Allegan Labyrinth Project at Rossman Park. Information packets are available at Allegan District Library, The Regent Theatre and Emily Green’s law office at 327 Hubbard St.
The book cover design above by Alaina Tripp of Wayland won the People’s Choice Award and will adorn the Tiger Tales anthology.
Copies of likely the final anthology of Allegan High School’s Tiger Tales Literary Contest should be ready soon.
Mike Huth made this CAD drawing by measuring the sub-assemblies and drawing the entire projector as it will look upon completion. The obsolete film projector will be put on display at The Regent as an ode to its history in the film industry.
A piece of history is returning to Allegan’s iconic Regent Theatre. The theater’s film projector for at least 70 years is being rebuilt for display by Lake Allegan resident Michael Huth. For more than two years, Huth has disassembled every piece, cleaning, repainting and rechroming and then reassembling the subassemblies.
This week in Allegan, Water Street was closed for a few days as new water connections were placed for fire suppression to the three buildings. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
This artists’ rendering shows a view of the zipline tower on the north bank of the Kalamazoo River. (Image provided)
Several supporters attended the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the new Hopkins FFA Agri-science barn behind the high school. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
The book cover design above by Alaina Tripp of Wayland won the People’s Choice Award and will adorn the Tiger Tales anthology.
Mike Huth made this CAD drawing by measuring the sub-assemblies and drawing the entire projector as it will look upon completion. The obsolete film projector will be put on display at The Regent as an ode to its history in the film industry.

Sports

Players who received awards for finishing first or second in a division at the Allegan Lions Club City Championships were (front from left) Luke Ellis, Aly Aldrich, Cole Muenzer, Addy Fales, Evan Eichbauer, Mia Kolhoff, Jenna Perez, (middle) Hailey Fuller, Maddy Layton, Regan Fales, Korbin Sisson, Vance Muenzer, Jaiden Karem, Eli Festerling, Petey Carter, Chase Williams, Jason Perez, Peyton Vlietstra, Grace Clearwater, (back) Aubrey DeBoer, Jasper Harrington, Delaney Heckman, Tyler Aldrich, Zeke Carter, Ale, After the Allegan Lions Club City Championships finished, awards were given to one boy and one girl player from the summer tennis program for the following: Most Improved, Most Dedicated, Sportsmanship and Most Valuable. Winners were (from left) Maddy Layton (Most Improved), Lukas Vlietstra (Most Improved), Aubrey DeBoer (Most Dedicated), Jasper Harrington (Sportsmanship), Thomas Voglewede (Sportsmanship), Brandon Day (Most Valuable) and Elizabeth Hill (Most Valuable). Not pictured is Kody Harrington (Most

One-time bitter adversaries reluctantly joined forces and, in doing so, conquered the world.
Okay, so maybe that’s a little over the top.

Obituaries

Helen (Beck) Walters, 92, o

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