The cast of Hopkins Public Schools’ production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will perform Thursday, April 30, through Saturday, May 2.
Hopkins Public Schools will present Disney’s classic “Beauty and the Beast” musical this month. There will be four performances by a cast of high schoolers, middle schoolers and a few community members.
Martin Shoemaker of Hopkins (left) gives an acceptance speech on Sunday, April 12, as one of 12 to win the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future award. He was introduced by grand master science fiction writer Larry Niven (right) and coordinating judge Ron Lindahn.
Martin Shoemaker, 52, of Hopkins was a winner of the L. Ron Hubbard Writers and Illustrators of the Future award for his sci-fi thriller, “Unrefined.” The short story takes readers to a space station where millions of asteroids orbiting Jupiter are mined and follows the team that must save the settlement from a runaway fusion reactor.
Allegan High School won second place in the Michigan High School Quiz Bowl State Championship. Team members are (from left) Matt Harris, Max Clark, Connor Mendell, Joe McClelland and advisor Amanda Boes.
“The state championship quiz bowl is like the nerd Olympics,” said Allegan High School’s Quiz Bowl advisor Amanda Boes.
Pictured are apples on the trees of Crane's U-Pick near Fennville last year.
Some crop damage has occurred in fruit orchards and vineyards after winter temperatures dipped from 10 to 20 degrees below zero in both January and February. “But there’s a lot of growers who are happy they weren’t hurt as bad as the winter before,” said Mark Long­stroth, a southwest Mich­igan MSUE educator.
Allex Morse was a hit at Allegan’s first “Ladies Night Out” fashion show.
Allegan’s first “Ladies Night Out” fashion show was Friday, April 17, at Griswold Auditorium. The evening kicked off with crowds of women lining up at the library for free goodie bags—all 200 were gone within 20 minutes.
The sheriff department recently invited residents living near the jail to a meeting to describe their efforts to prevent newly released inmates from asking neighbors to use their phones.
Allegan County Jail officials have implemented solutions to curb released inmates at the new facility on River Street from trespassing to neighboring homes and North Ward Elementary to use their phones for a ride home.
The cast of Hopkins Public Schools’ production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” will perform Thursday, April 30, through Saturday, May 2.
Martin Shoemaker of Hopkins (left) gives an acceptance speech on Sunday, April 12, as one of 12 to win the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future award. He was introduced by grand master science fiction writer Larry Niven (right) and coordinating judge Ron Lindahn.
Allegan High School won second place in the Michigan High School Quiz Bowl State Championship. Team members are (from left) Matt Harris, Max Clark, Connor Mendell, Joe McClelland and advisor Amanda Boes.
Pictured are apples on the trees of Crane's U-Pick near Fennville last year.
Allex Morse was a hit at Allegan’s first “Ladies Night Out” fashion show.
The sheriff department recently invited residents living near the jail to a meeting to describe their efforts to prevent newly released inmates from asking neighbors to use their phones.

Sports

Katelyn Clark, one half of Allegan’s No. 2 doubles team along with Jacelyn Hinesley, keeps her eyes on the ball.

Each year, the Allegan Invitational draws some of the top girls’ tennis teams in the state.
This year was no different.

Opinion

When I ran, spring meant time to bump up the miles.

In this week's issue, I yearn for clarity on the upcoming statewide vote for road funding—that, and I'm glad the Red Wings

Let no good deed go unpunished.

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