Friday May 17
Deputy chief: Egelston man faces fine, hefty bill for allegedly causing large brush fire
A bulldozer from the Department of Natural Resources travels through the trees Thursday, May 16 during a woods fire in Egelston Township.
Wed May 15, 2013
Grace Temple Community Church in Allegan to offer inspiration from...
Victoria Nabors, pictured at an award ceremony for outstanding professor for the 2012/2013 school year, will be among the speakers at the motivational speaking event, "Be Encouraged" in Allegan on Sunday.
Tue May 14, 2013
Expect more Ford Freeway lane closures, traffic backups as new road work begins
More lane closures and traffic backups are likely on Gerald R. Ford Freeway as another construction project gets underway this week.
Fri May 10, 2013
Marion Conley (photo courtesy Allegan Co. Sheriff's Dept.
A 79-year-old Otsego man was bound over for trial on open murder charges after a preliminary hearing yesterday.
Wed May 08, 2013
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Increase in Suicide Attempts
According to the Allegan County Sheriff's Office, four 911 calls came in over the course of three hours on Tuesday night.
Tue May 07, 2013
West Michigan school elections: Why Wyoming was only Grand Rapids-area district to reject tax request
Brad Perkins, principal of Wyoming High School, and Mary Vandwater, a member of the school board, watching the election night results for a $53.1 million bond that would have benefited Wyoming schools, on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at Wyoming City Hall, in Wyoming, Mich.
Mon May 06, 2013
West Michigan schools seek tax funding: Will you vote yes or no Tuesday?
West Michigan voters will cast ballots Tuesday, May 7, for school districts seeking tax dollars to support students in Kent, Ottawa, Allegan and Barry counties.
Sat May 04, 2013
Disney News and Disney Star News
Coco Jones And Austin Mahone Performing At The Allegan County Fair
Coco Jones and Austin Mahone are both performing at the Allegan County Fair in Allegan, Michigan on September 13, 2013.
Fri May 03, 2013
Letter: Lake Allegan requires serious intervention
Lake Allegan is one the most disgusting bodies of water we have in the area. The lake smells horrid, like a mixture of sulfur and rotting fish.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Allegan County commissioners urge state to take a close look at 'smart meters'
The Allegan County Board of Commissioners has passed a resolution urging state representatives to "consider all relevant information" on what are known as "smart meters" that monitor electricity on homes.
Allegan County Jail expenses rise again, as costs for video cameras go over budget
Allegan County commissioners have authorized spending another $175,000 on video cameras and other security equipment for the new jail.
Ely, James streets in Allegan blocked since 6 a.m. in situation that could be dangerous, police say
Authorities in the city of Allegan have asked the public's help in staying out of a residential area around Ely Street and James Street, which has been closed since 6 a.m. because police are "taking extreme safety measures" in a "potentially dangerous" situation there.
Standoff at Allegan apartment house
Authorities have a three-unit apartment house surrounded as a resident has a gun and refuses to surrender.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
More than 300 students walk in Kalamazoo Valley Community College graduation
If the cow bells, air horn and top-of-the-lung shouts from family members and friends were an indication, the audience members who assembled Sunday for Kalamazoo Valley Community College's 71st graduation ceremony were clearly a proud group.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
New manufacturing jobs factor in lower Grand Rapids unemployment rates
Unemployment rate fell to 6.2 percent in March, from 6.6 percent a year ago for the Grand Rapids-Wyoming metro area.
Agricultural property leads rebound in Allegan County land values
Equalization Director Blaine McLeod told county commissioners Thursday that recent data suggests "the floor of the market has been reached and recovery is emerging." Last year, the equalized valuation of the county's land, calculated as half the market value, was $5,001,363,254. For 2013, the total is $5,136,966,563, a 2.71 percent increase and the ... (more)
Central Michigan Life
a The Condom Fairy,a a Sextivala promote sexual education in Finch Fieldhouse
Phenicie has been dressing up and visiting residence halls around Central Michigan University's campus in a tutu, wings and headpiece, all decorated in condoms to promote Thursday's Sextival.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Auction of Al Capone's Allegan Hospital-hideout still has no winning bidder
A winning bidder has not yet surfaced for the former Allegan hospital that was an apparent hideout for mobster Al Capone as well as the haunt of several paranormal entities, an auctioneer says.
Allegan considers moving city hall to former National City Bank building on Brady Street
The Allegan City Council has decided to bond for $150,000 to buy the former National City Bank building, 155 Brady St., on the corner of Locust, Brady and Hubbard streets.