The interior of the former Rock Tenn paper mill in Otsego is shown. (Photos provided)
Allegan County intends to sell the former Rock Tenn paper mill in Otsego this year. Commissioner Max Thiele told his fellow commissioners at their Thursday, Feb. 9, meeting that the former mill had been on the county books for too long. “We’re just getting rid of it,” he said.
With Valentine’s Day in the air, it’s a very sweet time of year. So we’re offering some sweet incentives if you tell people about our subscription sweepstakes and our paper.
One of the potholes which will hopefully be addressed by planned road work in Gun Plain Township this coming summer fills with cold February rain. The Michigan Department of Transportation said recently the unstable weather of freezing and thawing we’ve had this winter was particularly tough on the roads. (Photo by Dan Pepper)
Gun Plain Township board members have chosen a list of roads to work on in 2017. Board members voted to choose the list at their Thursday, Feb. 2, regular meeting after discussing the list along with other possibilities at a special road meeting in January.
Kevin Jacob Stanfill
The man police have charged with murdering his wife in Cooper Township is scheduled to next be in court Wednesday, Feb. 15, in Kalamazoo. Kevin Jacob Stanfill, 40, is charged with open murder, possession of a weapon by a felon and two counts of felony firearms.
Above, owner Jared Polonowski poses last week outside his restaurant on Farmer Street in Otsego; he hopes to finish renovations this spring. (Photo by Ryan Lewis) Below, he poses inside soon after the property was acquired. (Photo by Bud Kibby)
Dougie’s Family Bar and Grill owner Jared Polonowski hears the question “When are you going to open?” a lot. And while “soon” has been the answer for about a year for the Otsego restaurant, he expects it will take on a much more concrete meaning this spring.
The interior of the former Rock Tenn paper mill in Otsego is shown. (Photos provided)
One of the potholes which will hopefully be addressed by planned road work in Gun Plain Township this coming summer fills with cold February rain. The Michigan Department of Transportation said recently the unstable weather of freezing and thawing we’ve had this winter was particularly tough on the roads. (Photo by Dan Pepper)
Kevin Jacob Stanfill
Above, owner Jared Polonowski poses last week outside his restaurant on Farmer Street in Otsego; he hopes to finish renovations this spring. (Photo by Ryan Lewis) Below, he poses inside soon after the property was acquired. (Photo by Bud Kibby)
Police said this man stole cash from an unattended Plainwell Comfort Inn front desk.

Sports

Blake Dunn (left) and Teaque Tiemeyer (right) provide defensive pressure to a Watervliet player. (Photo by Bev Dunn)

When the Saugatuck boys’ basketball team met Watervliet on the court in December, the Indians needed a buzzer-beater from Blake Dunn to pull out the one-point win.

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Opinion

I’m writing to again implore our community to write in to let us know who needs help this Christmas.

We at the Allegan County News and Union Enterprise are beginning to prepare for this year’s Christmas Wish program.

Sleepless in Saugatuck? Dazed in Douglas? You’ve not seen the start of it.

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