A safety buffer zone for bow and arrow hunters in the City of Wayland was approved 6-1 by council members at their meeting Monday, Jan. 15. The new ordinance amendment will make it illegal for crossbow hunters to discharge arrows closer than 450 feet from adjacent residential or publicly owned land and 300 feet for compound bows.
The tablet computer controls the small, ball-shaped Sphero robot—all part of the gadgets Allegan District Library showed off on Saturday. It will offer programs starting in March to learn more how to use and program them. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)
Small robots whirred, spun, zigged and zagged in the Carnegie Room at Allegan District Library on Saturday, Jan. 6. The library hosted an open house to unveil its upcoming program, “ADL Labs!,” which will feature a variety of robotics and tech programming experiences for youth. Classes begin in March.
Uwe Röhrhoff, Perrigo's incoming new CEO
Perrigo Company plc has appointed Uwe Röhrhoff as president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 15. He will succeed John T. Hendrickson, who is retiring. Röhrhoff was the CEO of international pharmaceutical manufacturer Gerresheimer AG and spent 25 years with that company.
The design the public chose for the Riverfront redevelopment project is pictured. This final phase will include a splash pad (circled in pink), a community fireplace and an expanded and improved plaza and boardwalk area.
“We’re kicking off the last stage of the riverfront for the first meeting of 2018,” said Allegan City Mayor Stacie Stotmeister after city council members unanimously authorized the hiring of Abonmarche for $75,000 to design, bid and oversee the construction of the Riverfront Park expansion in 2018.
An annual lease with the American Legion to continue using its parking lot for public parking was voted for renewal by Wayland City Council during their meeting Tuesday, Jan. 2. Usually meeting on the first and third Mondays of the month, the council met on Tuesday following the New Year’s Day holiday.
A $1.1 million renovation plan for Allegan City Hall is moving forward after city council members voted Monday night 4 to 3 in favor of directing staff to proceed with bonding options.
The tablet computer controls the small, ball-shaped Sphero robot—all part of the gadgets Allegan District Library showed off on Saturday. It will offer programs starting in March to learn more how to use and program them. (Photo by Ryan Lewis)
Uwe Röhrhoff, Perrigo's incoming new CEO
The design the public chose for the Riverfront redevelopment project is pictured. This final phase will include a splash pad (circled in pink), a community fireplace and an expanded and improved plaza and boardwalk area.

Sports

Fennville’s Justin Schut (32) puts pressure on Martin’s Clayton Gearling as Gearling tries to inbound the ball during the Blackhawks’ 68-51 win. (Photo by Jessica Sanchez)

Fennville boys’ basketball coach Joe Rodriguez admits there are times when he can be hard to please.
That wasn’t the case when his team hosted SAC rival Martin on Friday, Jan. 5.

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