Looking forward to spring, Allegan City Council members discussed changes in the City of Allegan Leaf and Brush Program for 2018.
Allegan County has clarified the roles of sheriff deputies who have been contracted by local municipalities throughout the county.
Saugatuck City Council got its first look at a plan Thursday, Feb. 8, that could lead to replacing its current police department, run jointly through neighboring Douglas, with contracted Allegan County Sheriff's Office deputies. No action was taken at the workshop session. A decision could come Feb. 26.
A little less than two years after it was installed, the temporary water control structure next to the Otsego Township dam is being disassembled.
UPDATE: The sheriff's office said they have contacted the man in the picture thanks to public tips.   Police say they are seeking the public’s help to identify a man who exposed himself to two minor females at an Allegan business Friday, Jan. 26.
New owners of the vacant building at 136 Brady Street, want to be the fifth business in Allegan approved for an Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act Certificate. A public hearing has been set for Feb. 12 during the Allegan City Council for public comments on the application. 


Former Otsego High School standouts Tommy Brinn (left) and Kelsey Kuipers (right) are seen with Otsego athletic director John Kubiak. Brinn and Kuipers were the 2018 inductees into the Otsego Athletic Hall of Fame. (Photo by Gary Shook)

The Otsego High School Athletic Boosters recently inducted the two newest members into its Athletic Hall of Fame.


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