COOPER TWP.—Police are investigating the death of a woman found in field as a homicide and have identified her as Kelly Ann Karl, 36, of Kalamazoo. Police said they have a person of interest related to the death.
Police provided this image of the robbery from security camera footage.
Police are looking for a man who used an AR-15 type rifle when he robbed the Clark gas station in Plainwell Thursday, Jan. 19.  According to the Plainwell Department of Public Safety, officers were called to the armed robbery shortly after 8 p.m. to the gas station at 204 S. Main St., in downtown Plainwell.
The free clothing store is pictured above. (Photo provided)
 “The Hanger,” a free clothing store for teens, is opening in February to serve students at Plainwell High School.
The City of Allegan is in a very healthy financial position with a $1.35 million unassigned general fund balance, or about 32 percent of $4.2 million in expenditures, according to an audit report presented by CPA Daniel Veldhuizen of Siegfried Crandall at the Monday, Jan. 9 council meeting.
Eugene “Gene” Cernan, the last astronaut to set foot on the moon, died Monday, Jan. 16. He was also a man who set foot many times in Allegan after marrying Janis Jones, a 1958 Allegan High School graduate.
Usually when elected officials step down after 16 years in office and decades-long careers in law enforcement, they plan on taking a vacation, fishing or generally taking it easy.
Police provided this image of the robbery from security camera footage.
The free clothing store is pictured above. (Photo provided)


Saugatuck’s Blake Dunn (5) loses his balance during the Indians’ loss to Coloma. (Photo by Scott Sullivan)

Saugatuck senior Blake Dunn was good in his team’s SAC contest with Coloma on Friday, Jan. 13.
Comet sophomore Zach Goodline happened to be a little bit better.


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I’m writing to again implore our community to write in to let us know who needs help this Christmas.

We at the Allegan County News and Union Enterprise are beginning to prepare for this year’s Christmas Wish program.

Sleepless in Saugatuck? Dazed in Douglas? You’ve not seen the start of it.


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