Update: Deputy clerk Jason Watts said the recount is now scheduled to begin in Allegan on Wednesday. Larger counties began today; the state's approximately 30 elections employees must oversee the recounts, well short of covering the state's 83 counties all at once.  
Police have arrested a suspect who shot a person five time with a CO2 pistol Thursday, Dec. 1, once in the face and the rest to the person’s body and legs. The Allegan City Police Department said they were called while the victim was being taken to the hospital in a private vehicle.
Reconstructed riverbank along the Kalamazoo River upstream of the Otsego Township dam. (Photos provided)
Work on the first area of the $25 million project to excavate PCB-contaminated soil near the Otsego Township dam is wrapping up, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials overseeing the work.
Work on the first area of the $25 million project to excavate PCB-contaminated soil near the Otsego Township dam is wrapping up, according to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency officials overseeing the work.
The Dec. 12, 1941, front page of this paper.
Seventy-five years ago on a Sunday morning, Dec. 7, 1941, the Japanese navy attacked with a surprise bombing on Naval Station Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii. It killed 2,403 American non-combatants and injured 1,178 more. President Roosevelt signed a declaration of war the same day.
Complaints of wrongdoing are piling up like this dirt left behind by a septic service after removing one septic tank and leaving a second one on the property. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
A retired Allegan couple who paid city sewer bills for 14 years recently discovered they had private septic service. The city has decided to reimbursed them $700 for six years of sewer usage they should not have been charged.
Reconstructed riverbank along the Kalamazoo River upstream of the Otsego Township dam. (Photos provided)
The Dec. 12, 1941, front page of this paper.
Complaints of wrongdoing are piling up like this dirt left behind by a septic service after removing one septic tank and leaving a second one on the property. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)

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The Wolverine Conference recognized the 2016 class of Distinguished Service Award winners at the annual Distinguished Service banquet last month. Local honorees included Dawn King of otsego and Tom DeVault of Plainwell and Gull Lake. (Photo provided)

KALAMAZOO—The Wolverine Conference held its annual Distinguished Service banquet on Wednesday, Nov.

Obituaries

Gwendolyn Judy Thomas, 72,

June Eileen Damber, 77, of

Steven R.

Opinion

I’m writing to again implore our community to write in to let us know who needs help this Christmas.

We at the Allegan County News and Union Enterprise are beginning to prepare for this year’s Christmas Wish program.

Sleepless in Saugatuck? Dazed in Douglas? You’ve not seen the start of it.

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