The trial of a man accused of having sex with a developmentally disabled woman living him continued Wednesday, Sept. 17, and Thursday, Sept. 18, in Allegan County Circuit Court.
The Pets on Parade was a hit at the 2013 Creative Arts Festival parade.
The Otsego Chamber of Commerce presents the 27th annual Creative Arts Festival Saturday, Sept. 20, in downtown Otsego from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.Co-chair Laurie Andrus said this is the first year she has been involved in the festival. “I’ve always loved the event and I wanted to get involved,” she said.
Pictured is AAESA's Hillside center in Allegan which provides instruction for cognitively and physically impaired students. One of two ballot proposals in November will increase AAESA's special education funding.
The local ballot is set for the Nov. 4 general election. The last day to register to vote in it is Oct. 6. Two school districts and five local communities have placed proposals on the ballot. They include: AAESA
Toffee Crunch Cupcakes
It’s food season all year ‘round for us Kitchen Crew gals, but oh how we love when this time of year rolls around and EVERYONE seems to be whipping up new recipes and talking foodie finds!  Comfort food is once agin in vogue and words like “ooey” and “gooey” are commonplace. In other words, we’re in recipe heaven.
Pastor Dominic Tommy
Pastor Dominic Tommy has taken over for pastor Linda Burton after her retirement from ministering at both Hopkins and South Monterey United Methodist churches. Burton will still be a part of both churches, helping to organize the food pantry at Hopkins, teaching Bible classes and joining her husband for services at South Monterey.
Before Monday’s derby, (from left) Lane Sousley, Chad Sousley and Mason Sousley stand with their car as it is lined up for Mason’s first race.
The third generation of Sousleys will begin their derby career at the 2014 Allegan County Fair. Mason Sousley, 14, of Allegan participated in the off-road derby on Monday, Sept. 8, and his older brother, 15-year-old Lane Sousley, has planned to race in the off-road derby Saturday, Sept. 13.
The Pets on Parade was a hit at the 2013 Creative Arts Festival parade.
Pictured is AAESA's Hillside center in Allegan which provides instruction for cognitively and physically impaired students. One of two ballot proposals in November will increase AAESA's special education funding.
Toffee Crunch Cupcakes
Pastor Dominic Tommy
Before Monday’s derby, (from left) Lane Sousley, Chad Sousley and Mason Sousley stand with their car as it is lined up for Mason’s first race.

Sports

Family and friends gathered around Martin’s football team as first-year coach Travis Farris addressed players after they beat Bellevue 34-14 to end a 56-game losing streak.

Martin’s non-league football contest at Bellevue had to be pushed back a day from Friday, Sept. 5, to Saturday, Sept. 6, due to the strong storms that ripped across lower Michigan.

Obituaries

Dorothy "Dot" Elizabeth Bus

Jean Powers, 87, of Saugatu

JoAnn May Whisler, 79, of A

Frederick Oscar Nelson, 90,

Betty Miller, 85, of Allega

Opinion

In my column this week, I lamented the fact that the county commissioners appear poised to turn away even the possibility

Labor Day long has vexed me. Take a day off to celebrate work?

Last up: Local township ballot proposals with multiple precincts.

Happening

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