Lt. Col. Chauncey J. Bassett is pictured above in a copy of a portrait at the Allegan County Historical Society. The Grand Army of the Rebublic Post 56 of Allegan was named after Bassett for heroism leading the 73rd U.S. Colored Infantry. (Photo provided)
Memorial Day got its start three years after the Civil War ended slavery and preserved the United States of America.
Police said the two rollovers happened east of Wayland, near 135th Avenue and 4th Street, circled above. (Map courtesy Google)
Police are linking a rollover crash killing one and severely injuring two others to a drunken driver’s high speed crash in Wayland Township in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 14.
Allegan Township board members on Monday, May 2, rezoned 60 acres of farmland for industrial use, paving the way for L. Perrigo Co. to construct a new warehouse near its current facility.
Allegan Fire District Chief Bruce Hoyer was terminated Friday, April 29. Fire board chairman Jon Cook said Tuesday (May 3) the longtime fire chief was no longer employed by the Allegan fire district board.
This hole in M-89 is just west of Kalamazoo Street, in a picture taken Monday evening. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)
Otsego residents and other M-89 drivers will have a little kink in their plans this week as the highway will close from Monday, May 2, to Thursday, May 5 for sewer work. City manager Thad Beard said the connection of a property owner’s sewer line to the city’s sewer main had failed.
Above, Jack Conklin strides into the NFL draft in Chicago, flanked by his parents, Darren and Jennifer. (Photo courtesy Darren Conklin)
It’s always nice to be wanted.And Plainwell native Jack Conklin certainly must have felt wanted by the Tennessee Titans during the first round of the NFL draft on Thursday, April 28.Tennessee traded up from 15th to eighth in the first round to select Conklin, an offensive tackle out of Michigan State University.
Lt. Col. Chauncey J. Bassett is pictured above in a copy of a portrait at the Allegan County Historical Society. The Grand Army of the Rebublic Post 56 of Allegan was named after Bassett for heroism leading the 73rd U.S. Colored Infantry. (Photo provided)
Police said the two rollovers happened east of Wayland, near 135th Avenue and 4th Street, circled above. (Map courtesy Google)
This hole in M-89 is just west of Kalamazoo Street, in a picture taken Monday evening. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)
Above, Jack Conklin strides into the NFL draft in Chicago, flanked by his parents, Darren and Jennifer. (Photo courtesy Darren Conklin)

Sports

Saugatuck’s Evan Hotary won the pole vault at the Shepherd Blue Jay Invitational with a height of 12 feet. (Photo by Scott Sullivan)

When your team wins nine of the 17 events at a track invitational, you’re generally going to have a pretty good chance at taking home first-place honors.

Obituaries

Merle Cornell, 90, of Ludin

Barbara June Reimink (Witte

Lucinda Ann Knowlton, 60, o

Hope Elizabeth Klinkers, 19

Opinion

Who goes to Cleveland on a May weekend? Me.

The Germans are coming!

Emerging from the debris mountain in my office last week was a glass-encased yellow certificate reading:

Happening

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