A Fennville snake had a merry Christmas—or at least an alive one—after being saved from a 5813 Ell Court house fire Dec. 20.
In an attempt to be more transparent and to make inclusive decisions, Allegan City Council members discussed disbanding separate city operational committees and combining those meetings into the re
Plainwell city council members approved raising the one-time amount it charges new customers who tap in to the city’s sewer system.
Allegan’s new city manager Joel Dye signed an employment contract with the city on Dec. 16 during the city’s employee Christmas party at Griswold Auditorium and was given the keys to city hall.
A rental home in Monterey Township was destroyed by fire on Sunday, Dec. 18. The occupants were not at home when the blaze started.
The former Imperial Carving building in Allegan’s historic mill district was purchased last week by Steve Brunsink of Hopkins.
The city of Wayland received a clean audit report Monday, Dec. 19, finishing the fiscal year with a fund balance of $1,311,130, or 12 percent of the total budget of $10,602,069.
Tax reforms allowing libraries across the state to have the option of participating in the capture of tax increment revenue passed the Senate last week in lame duck session.
Left: New Allegan County Sheriff Frank Baker shakes outgoing Sheriff Blaine Koops’ hand after Koops presented him with the sheriff’s badge after officially being sworn in.