High water shown two weeks ago where the sheriff had put in to search for the body of a Colorado man missing since April 7. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)
Allegan County Sheriff’s Office announced late Monday night, April 24, that the body of Michael Baird had been found in an area west of 12th Street in Otsego Township.
On April 5, sheriff's Deputy Ben Haas with police dog Medo and niece Maddison Wagner were on hand to greet those who stopped by to donate.
The second Annual Allegan County Food Pantry Collaborative Cereal Drive will be collecting cereal boxes throughout the month of April. The cereal is distributed to children on free and reduced breakfast and lunch programs at school.
OTSEGO TWP.—Police responding to a report of a felon in possession of a firearm and a worried homeowner ended up in a standoff Easter Sunday, April 16.
The Allegan County Fair has announced its second night of entertainment for this year: Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy sharing the fair stage.
Members of the sheriff’s dive team are briefed Friday, April 7. (Photo by Dan Pepper)
Police searched the Kalamazoo River Friday, April 7, between Otsego and Plainwell for a man who was seen in the river Thursday, April 6, and is feared dead.
GANGES TWP.—A semi truck turned over and blocked northbound I-196 for about three hours Tuesday, April 11. Michigan State Police said the crash resulted in only a minor injury to the truck’s driver.
High water shown two weeks ago where the sheriff had put in to search for the body of a Colorado man missing since April 7. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)
On April 5, sheriff's Deputy Ben Haas with police dog Medo and niece Maddison Wagner were on hand to greet those who stopped by to donate.
Members of the sheriff’s dive team are briefed Friday, April 7. (Photo by Dan Pepper)

Sports

After suffering a 14-8 loss against Allegan in the first game of a Wolverine Conference doubleheader on Friday, April 14, the Otsego softball team came out swinging in the nightcap.

Obituaries

Rodger Steven Rietkerk, 63,

Clarence Artis "Art" Osman,

Josephine (Josie) Merbs, of

Gale Smith, 87, of Allegan

James Roger Carns, 93, life

Opinion

I happened to read an article by the online investigative news magazine The Bridge the other day.

With Easter approaching, we came up with a way to share with our readers something inspired partly by how my dad (or mom,

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