While Wayland City Council members glimpsed a draft of the city’s capital improvements plan for the next five years, the interim manager said both local streets and water funds would have a negative unrestricted cash flow by the year 2020.
A man who admitted to assault by strangulation and assault with a dangerous weapon in Plainwell recently also pleaded guilty to violating his probation in another case. Nestor J. Martinez pleaded guilty to the probation violation Wednesday, Oct. 11, before Judge Margaret Zuzich Bakker.
Congressman Clare Hoffman shows off his suit without pockets. He started having his suits made this way to break the habit of putting his hands in his pockets when summarizing cases before a jury. Hoffman was elected to the House in 1934 and served until 1963. (Photo from the Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives)
Fifty years ago on Nov. 3, Allegan County lost its most discussed—and cussed—resident, the Honorable Clare E. Hoffman. That’s how John Axe, publisher of The Allegan County News and Gazette described the former attorney, prosecutor and congressman upon his death in 1967 at the age of 92.
A North Carolina woman was sent to jail and given probation for the car crash that killed Alexis Danielle Brown-Johnson of Grand Rapids. Brown-Johnson was 15 at the time of her death. Her aunt, Melissa Schichtel, said she’d been called Lexi by the family and also gone by Danielle or just D.
Pictured are the Hopkins High School varsity and JV volleyball teams at their annual “Pink Out” game last year, it’s “Volley for the Cure” breast cancer awareness month fundraiser which raised nearly $4,000 . This year’s game night is Tuesday, Oct. 24. (Photo provided)
Mammograms help save lives. More than that, the annual screening is non-invasive, expedient and helps accomplish many other goals. Dr. Phil Hartgerink a radiologist at Allegan General Hospital, has a ready answer to those who ask, “Why should someone be screened?”
Matt Poling performs at Allegan's recent Oktoberfest. (File photo)
Updating the Allegan City Council on downtown events, mayor pro-tem and former Jaycee Stacie Stotmeister said 200 to 300 people had circulated through Oktoberfest before rain dampened the festival on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Congressman Clare Hoffman shows off his suit without pockets. He started having his suits made this way to break the habit of putting his hands in his pockets when summarizing cases before a jury. Hoffman was elected to the House in 1934 and served until 1963. (Photo from the Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives)
Pictured are the Hopkins High School varsity and JV volleyball teams at their annual “Pink Out” game last year, it’s “Volley for the Cure” breast cancer awareness month fundraiser which raised nearly $4,000 . This year’s game night is Tuesday, Oct. 24. (Photo provided)
Matt Poling performs at Allegan's recent Oktoberfest. (File photo)

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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.

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Patricia Ann (Cook) Whitney

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