Veteran Tessa Pierce Thomas presented an ammunition casing to Leo Cassidy, also a veteran and Allegan County Historical Society member. A date scratched into the casing 100 years ago marked a ceasefire of a deadly war. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
During Allegan’s Veterans Day ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park along the riverfront, the community joined local veterans to thank them and their families for their service to their country and to mark a significant day.
The Nov. 6 midterm general election saw many incumbents hold onto their seats in Allegan County along with several local ballot proposals pass. See all official vote tallies here.
The man accused of a September burglary at the Star of Saugatuck tour boat and office has been bound over to circuit court on those charges and been accused of committing another crime while he was locked up in the Allegan County Jail.
We at the Allegan County News and Union Enterprise are beginning to prepare for this year’s Christmas Wish program. The holidays are a time of giving, particularly to the less fortunate, and we want to help out as many area families as possible through our Christmas Wish Program.
Republicans again secured all seven seats on the Allegan County Board of Commissioners.
Here are the official results of the Nov. 6 general election. The Allegan County Board of Canvassers certified the results Wednesday, Nov. 14. Turnout was high for a mid-term election, with 54.7 percent of registered voters turning out to cast ballots countywide; that's 51,274 people out of the 85,040 who registered.
Members of both the Allegan County Historical Society and the Gun Lake Tribe of Pottawatomi Indians worked together to remove skeletal remains from the Old Jail Museum archives and give them a proper burial. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
The Old Jail Museum really did have a skeleton in its closet. Since 1964, a box at the museum had housed the skeletal remains of an American Indian unearthed in late fall of 1964 by workers on a Menasha construction site along the Kalamazoo River in Otsego—now USG.
Veteran Tessa Pierce Thomas presented an ammunition casing to Leo Cassidy, also a veteran and Allegan County Historical Society member. A date scratched into the casing 100 years ago marked a ceasefire of a deadly war. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
Republicans again secured all seven seats on the Allegan County Board of Commissioners.
Members of both the Allegan County Historical Society and the Gun Lake Tribe of Pottawatomi Indians worked together to remove skeletal remains from the Old Jail Museum archives and give them a proper burial. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)

Sports

Members of the Plainwell girls’ swim and dive team celebrate their league title. (Photo by Emma Lindsey), Hannah Antkoviak was part of both of Allegan’s winning relay teams at the league meet. (Photo by Jason Wesseldyk)

As a freshman, Plainwell’s Riley Nugent was making her first appearance at the Southwest and Central Swim Conference meet on Friday, Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3.

Obituaries

Lorri Ann Fields, 56, passe

Cozella Franklin, 93, of Fe

Donald Edwin Loew, 74, of D

Florence Jones, 96, of Hopk

Opinion

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