6:23 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

E. Coli found at Allegan beach

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There is a swimming advisory at West Side County Park in Allegan today where the Allegan County Health Department found high levels of E. Coli at the beach.
ALLEGAN, MI -- A swimming advisory has been issued Tuesday for West Side County Park in Allegan after water samples yielded high E. coli levels. The water was sampled on Monday by the Allegan County Health Department. The test readings exceeded the standard for full-body contact (300 E.
2:20 pm
Tue February 19, 2013

Allegan jail cost overrun fund increased

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The extra money will come from a surplus in one of the county's insurance funds. The project to convert a former factory in Allegan into a new jail and sheriff's office got underway in early 2012.
ALLEGAN, MI -- The Allegan County Board of Commissioners has formally decided to cover the cost overruns at the jail and sheriff's office now under construction. Commissioners on Thursday decided to set the contingency budget for the project at 5 percent of total cost, bringing that budget up to $780,000.
6:23 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Perrigo expanding in Allegan, Holland Township

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Officials say hiring could begin in stages by end of the year.
Perrigo will bring 400 jobs and $200 million in investment at a new facility in Holland Township, Gov. Rick Snyder's office announced Wednesday. Another $42 million and 250 jobs will be centered at the company's headquarters in Allegan. The announcement came as Snyder touted 14 companies preparing to invest $1.1 billion and add 4,590 jobs in Michigan.