Friday Dec 6
Allegan sheriff's sergeant captures image of snowy owl on roadside guardrail
As news spread this week of snowy owl sightings along the Lake Michigan shoreline, an Allegan sheriff's deputy spotted one - on what appears to be a rural roadside guardrail.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Battle Creek Enquirer
County jobless rate slightly up in October
About 500 jobs were added to Calhoun County's workforce in October as the local unemployment rate returned close to August levels, according to state data released Tuesday.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Black Friday shopping: Here are 27 small stores to consider in Southwest Michigan
At this point, everybody knows that Best Buy, Target, Kohl's and a bunch of the stores at big malls have or will have killer sales to start the hectic holiday shopping season.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
White Thanksgiving looking certain with lake-effect snow forecasted for West Michigan
If Monday's numerous slide-offs and rollovers were any indication of winter's arrival, an upcoming lake-effect snow event will make it certain.
Driver caught with methamphetamine by sheriff's deputy taking a break at gas station
An alert sheriff's deputy who acted on instinct while taking a break at a gas station discovered marijuana, prescription pills and methamphetamine, much to the disdain of a motorist caught off-guard.
Police investigate child's death after 8-month-old arrives at Allegan hospital unresponsive
Police say there were no signs of trauma to an 8-month-old who was found unresponsive in a Lee Township home on Friday, Nov. 22. An Allegan County Sheriff's deputy was dispatched to Allegan General Hospital Friday after the infant arrived unresponsive and resuscitation efforts were not successful.
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
GR hosting national Irish dance competition
This weekend at DeVos Place, West Michigan dancers are putting on their green-sequined costumes and competing for a chance go to an international competition in London.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Freezing rain advisory issued for most of Southwest Michigan until 7 a.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until 7 a.m. Tuesday for most of Southwest Michigan.
On Small Business Saturday, Stay Local
Shop small and shop locally on November 30, Small Business Saturday.. Logo provided by American Express and Small Business Saturday The Buy Local campaign has been gaining momentum throughout the U.S. for years.
Firefighters tackling fully involved barn fire near Allegan
Crews are battling a fully involved barn fire in the 2200 block of Taft Road, according to emergency dispatch reports.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Allegan and Van Buren among counties under lake-effect snow advisory
The National Weather Service has issued a lake-effect snow advisory for several lakeshore counties, including Allegan and Van Buren in Southwest Michigan.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Consumers Energy says most power should be restored Thursday after biggest storm in 5 years
Four days after Sunday's storm whipped through the area, 14,400 Michiganders remain without power - including more than 1,850 in Kalamazoo.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
'Kalamazoo got slammed': Days after big storm, some still...
From inside his garage, Bob Johnson watched Sunday as winds ravaged his yard and toppled a neighbor's massive tree into the power lines that provided electricity to his G Avenue home.
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Animal Shelter Relying on Generators
The shelter is using small generators to help keep the cold temperatures out. Jeff Stiegman from the humane society said the shelter is actively seeking bottled water donations to help clean-up after the 300 animals.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Elan Shareholders Approve Sale To Perrigo
Irish drugmaker Elan says its shareholders have approved the sale of the company to Perrigo Co.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Michigan's 'magic baby' born 8 pounds, 9 ounces at 10 a.m. on 11/12/13
Washington, Nov. 16 : A woman in Allegan, Michigan, has given birth to a baby boy, who weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces when he was born at 10 a.m. on 11/12/13.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Lansing State Journal
Biologist: Local deer numbers should be restored a year after EHD outbreak
A year after disease wiped out thousands of the deer herd in mid-Michigan, deer hunters can look forward to an above-average deer population when firearms season starts Friday.
Murder charges against Allegan landlord Marion Conley dismissed
When he was bound over for trial in May, Marion Conley, 79, was charged with open murder in the fatal shooting of Jody Snyder, the tenant he was evicting from a rental house.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Gallery Exhibit References Paper Mill Industry
"Exit Allegan," the new art exhibit in the Flora Kirsch Beck Gallery at Alma College, raises awareness about the paper mill industry located along the Kalamazoo River and other environmental clean-up sites in Michigan's Allegan County.