Lumberman Lofts owners Michelle Miersma and her father Matt Howell (far right) cut the ribbon on their renovated downtown building while (from left) Allegan City Manager Joel Dye, MEDC’s Community Assistance Team specialist Sue DeVries and city council member Nancy Ingalsbee partake in the celebration. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
The official completion of Lumberman Lofts, a newly renovated building in the middle of downtown Allegan, was celebrated with the community on Wednesday, April 15.
HOPKINS TWP.—A 32-year-old man died Sunday, April 14, in a single-car crash on 20th Street, south of 128th Avenue.
The selected company looking at developing the corner lot at 101 Brady Street, next to the historic iron bridge, said their vision is to make a destination boutique hotel and restaurant that is not only a downtown anchor but also frames the riverfront—rather than obscures it.
Easter will be April 21 this year and communities throughout Allegan County will be visited by the Easter Bunny for a variety of fun activities leading up to the big day. Here’s what’s scheduled:   Allegan
Kevin Harness is set to retire at the end of this school year after 14 years as superintendent of Allegan Public Schools. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)
With Allegan Public Schools superintendent Kevin Harness retiring at the end of this year, school board members will have a busy couple months pursuing candidates to succeed him. At the school board meeting Monday, April 8, president Troy Carns said Harness would be missed.
After seven cows escaped their enclosure on a farm in northern Cooper Township last week, they caused some damage as they wandered, according to the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department.
Lumberman Lofts owners Michelle Miersma and her father Matt Howell (far right) cut the ribbon on their renovated downtown building while (from left) Allegan City Manager Joel Dye, MEDC’s Community Assistance Team specialist Sue DeVries and city council member Nancy Ingalsbee partake in the celebration. (Photo by Virginia Ransbottom)
Kevin Harness is set to retire at the end of this school year after 14 years as superintendent of Allegan Public Schools. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)

Sports

Hamilton’s Bria Schrotenboer (22) drives past a pair of Edwardsburg players during a Division 2 regional semifinal. Schrotenboer scored a game-best 22 points in the Hawkeyes’ win. (Photo by Jessilyn Rockhold
Different season. Same result.
That was pretty much the storyline of the Division 2 girls’ basketball regional semifinal between Hamilton and Edwardsburg on Monday, March 11.

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A funeral service for Burke

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I happened to read an article by the online investigative news magazine The Bridge the other day.

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