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Classified document scandal needs to be put to rest

After re-reading my opinion last week that the Trump/Biden classified documents scandal was much to do about nothing, I realized I left out a couple of major points.First, I minimalized the importance of classified documents, by writing many of them are rendered useless by age. We are going crazy over documents relating to policies and Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise News

Ukrainian exchange student speaks of war, American customs

By Leslie Ballard Mykola Dziuba is not like the other exchange students at Allegan High School this year. The 17-year old comes from war-ravaged Ukraine, a democracy fighting for its life since the Russians invaded his country on Feb. 24, 2022.Mykola left his hometown of Kyiv in April to stay with some family friends in Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise News

Otsego father drives vehicle with two daughters into lake

By Jason WesseldykSports Editor PARK TOWNSHIP—A 52-year-old Otsego man is dead after his vehicle went into Lake Macatawa in Ottawa County in the early morning hours on Sunday, Jan. 22.Officials from the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office believe Jon Dowler’s vehicle entered the lake at approximately 2 a.m. The crash has been ruled accidental based on Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise News

Allegan council reviews street maintenance options

By Leslie Ballard During the Jan. 23 City Council Study Session, Doug Kadzbahn, Director of the Department of Public Works, and Tony Magee of Abonmarche gave a presentation based on Pavement Surface Evaluation and Rating (PASER) data concerning the state of Allegan city streets. PASER is based on a 10-point scale with 1-4 a Poor Read More…

LaFayette Sun News

Consolidated high school hearing broadcast live at courthouse

By John BriceCorrespondent Residents of LaFayette were afforded the opportunity to watch a live closed circuit television broadcast at the Chambers County Courthouse this past week of the hearing on the Chambers County Board of Education’s Motion for Approval of Site for the New Consolidated High School, for Approval to Build the New High School Read More…

Clare County Review & Marion Press Sports

Slow start fails to deter Clare, win easily over Harrison

by Ben MurphySports Writer The Clare boys basketball team played well early on in their non-conference game at Big Rapids on Tuesday. The Pioneers couldn’t keep the good times going in the second half however, fand this led to them coming up short in the game, falling 65-53.“We played a really good first half, we Read More…