Allegan County News & Union Enterprise

Giving back comes naturally to Lexi Koopman

By Leslie Ballard “I think helping others is her future – she loves kids and does what she can to help them,” Lexi Koopman’s grandmother Diana says of her efforts to cheer up children at Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital through her Cards4aCause event.Lexi is asking anyone interested in helping her make cards for the children Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise

Police say shooting victim was under the influence

Detectives with the Michigan State Police (MSP) Fifth District Special Investigations Section (SIS) have confirmed through investigations that the deceased suspect Joseph Maverick Nagle was stopped for suspicion of impaired driving. Indicators of impairment were observed during the performance of sobriety tests. When Nagle was advised he was under arrest, he immediately began fighting the Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise

Obituary: Edward “Ned” James Stapleton Jr

“Ned” was born Edward James Stapleton Jr. on August 25th, 1954 to Edward J. and Frances ‘Janice’ (Richardson) Stapleton.He attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and then Allegan High School, class of ‘72.He went to Ferris State College graduating with a two-year Social Work degree. Always adventurous, he and buddy Sam Surprise fixed up an old Read More…

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Make every day count

We all need to spend today and the rest of our lives more wisely. With inflation at a 40-year high, we are all having to spend our hard-earned paychecks with care. Life is the same. We have less life today than yesterday. We are all clueless to how much life we actually have left to Read More…

Allegan County News & Union Enterprise

Otsego hosts Wednesday activities for children

By Jason WesseldykSports Editor I’m bored.Many a parent has heard that lament from their children, particularly during the long summer break.  Thanks to a collaborative effort between the City of Otsego, Otsego Public Schools and Otsego Main Street, finding something for children to do on Wednesdays this summer won’t be an issue.Through the Summer Fun Read More…