Mark DeYoung was again elected as chairman of the Allegan County Board of Commissioners—this time for a two-year term. He got four votes compared to Commissioner Dean Kapenga’s three and Commissioner Don Black’s one, all part of the commissioners’ organizational planning session Thursday, Jan. 15.
Dr. Timothy Dickinson (center) greets guests at the door of the Michigan Room at Allegan General Hospital during an open house to celebrate his retirement from his family practice. Pictured are, from left, police chief Rick Hoyer, veterinarian Jim Connell, Dickinson’s wife Lori and his medical assistant Katina Savage.
While Dr. Timothy Dickinson retired on Jan. 1 from his family practice after 37 years with Allegan Medical Clinic, he just couldn’t do it cold turkey. “I still do nursing home work two mornings a week at Ely Manor and Allegan County Medical Care Facility and those afternoons I do administrative work at the clinic as medical director.”
Two meetings Jan. 29 will seek public input on the future of the library.
Two public forums Thursday, Jan. 29, will welcome input on the future of Allegan District Library.
Mom's Favorite Crock Pot Chili
I love making Crock Pot recipes. I just add all of the ingredients to the pot and, basically, forget about it. With all the cooking I do in the Test Kitchen, sometimes I just don't feel like making dinner. I'm sure you've had those types of days too!
Otsego’s co-ed volleyball players honored Karen Newell’s more than 35 years of participation and service to the program with a plaque, signed volleyball and flowers on Tuesday, Dec. 16.
Otsego co-ed volleyball players were able to honor the program’s long-term director prior to her Christ­mas Day passing. Karen Newell had participated in the district’s community education adult volleyball league for more than 35 years, directing it for approximately 15 years.
Al Niño teaching Shannon Bower's class about the weather.
Pete Stobie—also known as Al Niño—brought his wacky weather wisdom from the Kalamazoo Nature Center to first grade classes at Otsego’s Alamo Elementary School Tuesday, Jan. 13. Students learned about seasons, types of weather and more while becoming “wacky weather rangers” during Stobie’s hour-long presentation.
Dr. Timothy Dickinson (center) greets guests at the door of the Michigan Room at Allegan General Hospital during an open house to celebrate his retirement from his family practice. Pictured are, from left, police chief Rick Hoyer, veterinarian Jim Connell, Dickinson’s wife Lori and his medical assistant Katina Savage.
Two meetings Jan. 29 will seek public input on the future of the library.
Mom's Favorite Crock Pot Chili
Otsego’s co-ed volleyball players honored Karen Newell’s more than 35 years of participation and service to the program with a plaque, signed volleyball and flowers on Tuesday, Dec. 16.
Al Niño teaching Shannon Bower's class about the weather.

Sports

Wayland’s Lacey James (32) beats Seth Dugan to the basket on this play.

It was an epic battle for the ages without parallel when Wayland hosted Otsego in boys’ basketball on Tuesday, Jan. 13.

Obituaries

Helen Joan Grady, 90, of Do

Greta Mae Prins, 74, of Sau

Charlotte Ann Raab, 81, of

Opinion

Are you ready for some football? It is Jan. 22.

The Meaning of Existence is evident in its acronym: ME. “Simplify, simplify,” Thoreau said.

What do we call it when the stars align? Serendipity?

Happening

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