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Former Allegan Aquatics Director sentenced to 7-15 years

By Jordan WilcoxAssistant Publisher Scott Simmons, the former Aquatics Director for Allegan Public Schools, will live the next 7-15 years behind bars, after pleading guilty to criminal sexual conduct with a student.On Monday, Judge Matt Antkoviak of the Allegan County Circuit Court sentenced him to serve between 85 months and 15 years in prison, with Read More…

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Groups observe Earth Day

By Gari Voss The weekend of April 20, 2024, was rather brisk in temperature, but it did not stop Earth Day enthusiasts from participating in outdoor activities.Allegan Conservation District EventAt the new Allegan Conservation District facility on Taft Road, staff sold trees and bushes that would be planted by the new owners. Visitors were able Read More…

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Life as Performance Art

Fifty years NBC television began broadcasting “Little House on the Prairie” based on Laura Ingalls Wilder’s series of young reader novels of the same name.Some of us of a certain age practically grew up reading her stories of growing up in the upper Midwest during pioneer days. They are still in print and loved by many children.Today those Read More…

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Mike’s Musings: Nothing new about college students protesting

What goes around, always comes around again.I remember the early 1970’s when college students as well as others took to the streets of campuses and cities to protest what they thought was an unjust Viet Nam War. It was a time of social unrest, mostly led by college professors and students who waged protests and Read More…

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