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.
The former Watson Township treasurer who admitted embezzling public money to gamble has been accused of violating her probation. According to court records, Stephanie Gail Bogdan was arraigned Tuesday, Nov. 14, for a probation violation.
This is one of the photos a stranger from Vienna, Austria mailed Chet Brenner. It is of American troops marching over the Remagen Bridge in 1945.
World War II veteran Chet Brenner received a long distance thank you from a total stranger in time for Veteran’s Day. Brenner was in the news two years ago recalling his war experience after taking a Talons Out Honor Flight to Washington, D.C., and just last July, he celebrated his 100th birthday.
Alice Kraatz, 12, of Portage was a guest speaker during the Veterans Day ceremony in Allegan promoting an annual Vietnam Veterans Day in the State of Michigan. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
With about 70 people gathered on a 20-degree morning on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the Riverfront Veteran’s Memorial in Allegan, Alice Kraatz, a 12-year-old student from Portage North Middle School, stepped to the podium and asked the public to sign her petition.
 Traci Perrigo is pictured taking the oath of office after being elected to the Allegan City Council. She is new to the council, while Rachel McKenzie and Stacie Stotmeister were re-elected. All three will serve four-year terms. (Photos by Virginia Ransbottom)
Traci Perrigo was sworn into office by Allegan City clerk Danielle Bird during the first meeting of the Allegan City Council on Nov. 13, following an uncontested race on Election Day.
Those who are used to waiting three weeks or more for the Allegan County Health Department to inspect a well or septic system as part of a loan evaluation for a house sale may see some changes for next year.
This is one of the photos a stranger from Vienna, Austria mailed Chet Brenner. It is of American troops marching over the Remagen Bridge in 1945.
Alice Kraatz, 12, of Portage was a guest speaker during the Veterans Day ceremony in Allegan promoting an annual Vietnam Veterans Day in the State of Michigan. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
 Traci Perrigo is pictured taking the oath of office after being elected to the Allegan City Council. She is new to the council, while Rachel McKenzie and Stacie Stotmeister were re-elected. All three will serve four-year terms. (Photos by Virginia Ransbottom)

Sports

Hopkins senior Mason Shaendorf dives for a touchdown in his team’s lopsided win over Calvin Christian. (Photo by Julie Smith)

HOPKINS—Hopkins football coach Cody Francis had nothing but praise for his players following their OK Silver game against Calvin Christian on Friday, Oct, 6.

Obituaries

Deborah Lynn Brown, 61, of

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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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