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  1. Consumers Energy schedules Saturday power outageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 23 |

    Nearly 2,000 households and businesses south of Allegan will be without electric power for 2.5 hours early Saturday morning as Consumers Energy repairs an electrical substation. The utility company announced it will interrupt service to 1,945 of its customers from 2 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. to make repairs at a substation in Allegan County's Trowbridge Township.


  2. Calvin women post record-breaking Wednesday at MIAAsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 |

    The Calvin women's swimming and diving team claimed the first-place seat in day one of the 2018 MIAA Swimming and Diving Championships. The Knights earned 40 points to gain an early six-point lead over Hope College.


  3. Calvin women's swimming & diving sinks HopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 3 |

    The No. 13 ranked Calvin women's swimming & diving team sank the No. 25 ranked Flying Dutch in the rivalry meet on Saturday.


  4. Drop in uninsured, barriers to care and heart disease cost revealed in reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 |

    The number of people in Michigan without health insurance has dropped below 10 percent, according to a new report from Grand Valley State and Tulane universities released Friday, Jan. 12. The number of people without health insurance fell more than 18 percent from 2011 to 9.9 percent in 2016. In Kent County, the uninsured rate for 2017 was lower at 8 percent.


  5. New Perrigo Co. CEO is pharmaceutical industry veteran Uwe RohrhoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2018 |

    Hendrickson, who has worked for Perrigo since 1989, served as the company's top executive since April of 2016. His plans to retire were announced in June.


  6. 2018 rings in with festive ball drop in AlleganRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 |

    Allegan rang in the New Year kicked with the state's largest ball at the Allegan New Year's Eve Festival, which was hosted by Positively Allegan and Allegan Event Z!P. The free, kid-friendly event included Michigan's largest ball drop measuring in at 10 feet 6 inches, according to organizers.


  7. Gun Lake Casino gives unclaimed winnings, found cash to charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2017 |

    As hundreds of millions of dollars flow through the slot machines and gaming tables at the Gun Lake Casino, some of the winnings get left behind or dropped on the floor. That money, which is deposited into a special fund, was used to fund $20,000 worth of donations to three charities, according to tribal officials.


  8. Allegan claims Michigan's largest ball drop this New Year's EveRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 |

    Ludington will hand over the crown for largest New Year's Eve ball drop in West Michigan this year to Allegan, where a ball measuring over 10 feet in diameter will drop during its New Year's festival. The Allegan New Year's Eve festival, hosted by Positively Allegan and Allegan Event Z!P, will be held at the Riverfront Plaza beginning at 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 31. The free, kid-friendly event will include Michigan's largest ball drop measuring in at 10 feet 6 inches, large fire pits, fireworks, food and drinks, and the chance to zipline across the Allegan River, according to the event's Facebook page .


  9. Calvin women's swimming & diving breaks record on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2017 |

    The No. 17 ranked Calvin women's swimming & diving team finished the three-day Calvin Winter Invitational in third place with 1334 points.


  10. 2 drivers critically injured in head-on crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 |

    The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, near 134th Avenue in Heath Township, state police said. Police said that a 59-year-old Hamilton man, headed north on M-40, or Lincoln Road, crossed the center line to avoid a car that pulled out in front of him.


  11. Your voting guide for Tuesday elections in the Kalamazoo areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 |

    When the polls open on Tuesday, Nov. 7, voters around Kalamazoo County in Southwest will have the opportunity to decide on several ballot initiatives, tax proposals and local government elections. Here's a guide to what you need to know about what will be on the ballot, and other election day related questions.


  12. Three Rivers' Bryce Morlan wins Kalamazoo-area Player of the Week pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 |

    Junior receiver Bryce Morlan has been enjoying a breakout year for the 3-1 Three Rivers football team, but his Week 4 performance might have been his best yet. Morlan tallied six catches for 81 yards and four touchdowns in the Wildcats' 47-10 win over Otsego on Friday, Sept.


  13. New Sheriff's Corrections Academy launched by GRCC with local agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 |

    The new Sheriff's Corrections Academy launched by Grand Rapids Community in partnership with local sheriff's departments will graduate its first students on Sept. 29. The sheriff' departments in Kent, Allegan and Ottawa counties along with the Michigan Sheriff's Coordinating and Training Council worked with GRCC's staff and faculty in the Criminal Justice Department to develop the five-week program.


  14. Places to elope in Michigan if you want to skip the courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 |

    If you want to get married but you don't want to plan a big, expensive wedding, the courthouse is far from your only option. And you don't have to head to Vegas, either.


  15. Pair of lottery players cash in winning tickets worth more than $168KRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2017 |

    A Detroit woman and an Allegan County man each cashed in a winning lottery tickets worth more than $168,000. Scott McClure, 64, of Allegan, was celebrating with friends when he decided to buy an easy pick ticket for The Jack.


  16. Crash victim Deztanee Cobb was a 'voice' with big dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 |

    Deztanee Cobb, who was known for quoting this famous phrase, was an athlete and Advanced Placement student at Kalamazoo Central High School with plans to earn a master's degree in child psychology, said her mother, Tracey Taylor. Cobb, 17, was one of five people killed in a crash early Saturday.


  17. Six tornadoes twisted across West Michigan one year ago todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 |

    It's been exactly a year since two thunderstorms spawned six tornadoes that twisted a path north through West Michigan, leaving wrecked buildings and vehicles, downed trees and other damage in their wake. For more than two hours on Aug. 20, 2016, the tornado outbreak that started in Van Buren County continued northeast, touching down in Ottawa, Allegan and Kent counties before the final twister formed near the Ionia and Montcalm county border.


  18. West Michigan group aims to reduce food wasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 |

    The group has received a seed grant from the Michigan Local Food Council Network to promote food recovery among local businesses and institutions through the creation of a new multidisciplinary council of food waste stakeholders. The Western Michigan Food Recovery Council will serve commercial and industrial markets in West and Southwest Michigan, principally Kent, Ottawa, Muskegon, Kalamazoo, Allegan and Berrien counties.


  19. Paw Paw Secretary of State office moving, closed this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 |

    The Secretary of State office in Paw Paw is closed for the next week as it moves to a new location, officials report. The Secretary of State office at 1037 E. Michigan Avenue is closed as of Monday, June 12, and will reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, June 19, a quarter of a mile to the northeast at 32849 Red Arrow Highway.


  20. Plainwell clinches share for conference title with win over OtsegoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 |

    In Garry Snyder's first season as head coach of the girls soccer program at Plainwell , his team accomplished something that nobody on the team had done before. The Trojans clinched a share for the Wolverine Conference championship with a 3-0 victory over Otsego on Monday, giving the Plainwell seniors their first championship of their high school careers.


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