In 1891, Allegan Fire Department’s championship running team is seen here practicing running hoses from the hose cart while the man on the box is the starter and timer. The building in the back is today the Allegan News office on Hubbard Street.
Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt of Part 1 of a two-part series looking back on some of Allegan Fire District’s 150-year history, which will be celebrated at the fire hall July 28.
Dylan James Band plays during Hopkins’ Fourth of July festivities. (Photo provided)
Dylan Wilson was only 4 years old the last time he stood on the stage in Hopkins before more than 300 people on July 4, 1999.
Allegan City’s Planning Commission is headed back to the drawing board after the state announced new regulation over marijuana on July 3 that add four new types of licenses to consider.
Allegan Area Educational Service Agency has agreed to a settlement by the U.S. Justice Department to pay two teachers $450,000 to resolve allegations that AAESA subjected them to sexual harassment and a hostile work environment in violation of their civil rights, according to a press release by the U.S.
Bringing a company in to scientifically sniff around Allegan’s Waste Water Treatment Facility was an option presented to Allegan City Council members at their meeting Monday, July 8.
It’s time for our annual Best of the Best voting! Our readers get to celebrate their favorites—their favorite local festival, auto supply store, favorite hair salon, favorite place to get their coffee, their favorite pizza place, favorite photographer.
In 1891, Allegan Fire Department’s championship running team is seen here practicing running hoses from the hose cart while the man on the box is the starter and timer. The building in the back is today the Allegan News office on Hubbard Street.
Dylan James Band plays during Hopkins’ Fourth of July festivities. (Photo provided)

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Matt Townsley watches a chip shot during the sixth round of his marathon golf outing to raise money for renovations at the Plainwell Veterans’ Memorial. (Photo by Jason Wesseldyk)

Matt Townsley enjoys playing golf. He also enjoys getting involved to help out with a good cause.
On Monday, June 24, he found a way to combine those two things.

Obituaries

Lawrence Clare Belden, 74,

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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,

UPDATED: (Editor’s note: Normally, you have to pick up a paper copy of our paper to read my column.

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