Last year's Memorial Day ceremony in Otsego (File photo)
Memorial Day this year is Monday, May 27. Here is a listing of all of the events local communities have planned to honor the memory of the nation’s service members.   Allegan
In Plainwell David Steffen (left) and in Otsego Toby Esterline are hosting collection sites for the Hunger Awareness Month food fight. (Photos by Ryan Lewis)
Christian Neighbors wants to get word out during Hunger Awareness Month—what better way than to have a food fight? Not the messy kind. The kind where the Otsego and Plainwell communities compete to donate the most food and items for the charity’s food pantry.
Nick Breedveld
Editor’s note: This story has been updated to note the special meeting Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day). Before Otsego filed its lawsuit against Nick Breedveld, the city commissioner resigned Wednesday morning.
Editor’s note: Commissioner Nick Breedveld resigned Wednesday, May 22, after signing a settlement with the city in which they agreed not to pursue litigation. Read our story here.
Boardwalk Ice Cream is the new proposal for Allegan’s Riverfront Plaza public restrooms.
Faced with another scenario for constructing Riverfront Restrooms, the Allegan City Council directed staff to move forward with a new location at the May 13 pre-session meeting.
This photo from a drone looks southeast over the Trowbridge Township dam. The DNR intends to set its removal in motion this summer by temporarily shoring up the deteriorating structure in advance of a larger removal effort. (Photo courtesy DNR)
A nearly $3 million state grant announced this week will begin the lengthy process of removing the Trowbridge Township dam.
Last year's Memorial Day ceremony in Otsego (File photo)
In Plainwell David Steffen (left) and in Otsego Toby Esterline are hosting collection sites for the Hunger Awareness Month food fight. (Photos by Ryan Lewis)
Nick Breedveld
Boardwalk Ice Cream is the new proposal for Allegan’s Riverfront Plaza public restrooms.
This photo from a drone looks southeast over the Trowbridge Township dam. The DNR intends to set its removal in motion this summer by temporarily shoring up the deteriorating structure in advance of a larger removal effort. (Photo courtesy DNR)

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 Hopkins’ Morgan Dykstra (15) and her teammates fell to Hamilton. (Photo by Marilyn Martin)

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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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