GANGES TWP.—A 18-year-old Pullman woman was killed Thursday, Aug. 17, in a crash at Blue Star Highway and 118th Avenue. Raven Ay-Shawnti Morrison was killed in the crash, according to the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office, and a 39-year-old Saugatuck man was critically injured.
The Allegan Chapter of the K’zoo Folk Life Organization is hosting its second annual music festival fundraiser on Sunday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. at the Allegan High School Performing Arts Center.The 6-act concert is by donation only with all proceeds benefiting Renewed Hope Free Health Clinic of 894 Marshall St., in Allegan.
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Allegan hosted its annual “Haircuts & Hot Dogs” event Monday, Aug. 14.Just in time for back-to-school preparations, a half dozen stylists volunteered their services to offer free basic haircuts for school-aged children.
A business boom of more than $2.6 million in investments is coming to downtown Allegan.After public hearings for the sale of a building and three requests for Obsolete Property Rehabilitation tax exemption certificates, all four projects were unanimously approved during the Allegan City Council meeting on Monday, Aug. 14.
A Wayland man was killed Sunday, Aug. 13, after police said he caused a crash by driving north in the southbound lanes of US-131, injuring a Plainwell man.Police said Sean Michael Barone, 29, was killed in the crash, which happened before 11:43 p.m., and that alcohol use was a likely factor.
The United Methodist Church of Otsego is celebrating its 175th anniversary and the public is invited to join them for a celebration to the past and future on Sunday, Aug. 13, at 1 p.m. in Brookside Park for a concert, picnic and children’s activities.


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