A nonpartisan candidate forum Tuesday, Oct. 15, will feature the seven individuals running for Allegan City Council in November. Each has agreed to participate in the forum, which will be at the Allegan District Library Carnegie Room beginning at 6 p.m.
Blue areas (not including the lake in upper right) will be sprayed Wednesday, Oct. 2, overnight, contingent on weather. Magenta lines show county borders. Find updates to this map at www.michigan.gov/EEE.
UPDATE (6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2): According to the Allegan County Health Department, the evening spraying was postponed due to inclement weather.
UPDATE: The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Friday, Sept. 27, it and local health departments would be using aerial spraying in "high risk areas" to uppress the spread of eastern equine encephalitis, including in Allegan County.
This year’s Otsego Creative Arts Festival will have an event that unleashes children’s creative and entrepreneurial spirit. The Kids Maker Market will showcase youth ages 7 to 17 who are selling art, crafts, and everything in between, all of their own creation.
Above is Canine Advocate Joey, a Labrador retriever who will comfort child victims in the Allegan County court system. (Photo by Mara Jessup)
The newest court employee works for food and is a very good boy—and will also help children during a very stressful and vulnerable experience. Joey is a 20-month-old, yellow Labrador retriever and he will help comfort youth through their experience in the Allegan County courthouse.
The first annual Art Challenge is one of several new events that is part of this year’s Otsego Creative Arts Festival. Organized by the Otsego Plainwell Area Chamber of Commerce, the 32nd annual day-long festival will add the Challenge to an already packed lineup.
Blue areas (not including the lake in upper right) will be sprayed Wednesday, Oct. 2, overnight, contingent on weather. Magenta lines show county borders. Find updates to this map at www.michigan.gov/EEE.
Above is Canine Advocate Joey, a Labrador retriever who will comfort child victims in the Allegan County court system. (Photo by Mara Jessup)

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