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Drone footage of the Kalamazoo River in downtown Saugatuck, MI. Courtesy of Paul Lehman

Local News

Blue Star Trail ‘collaboration’: on whose terms?

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Collaboration is great on your terms. When others have different views, achieving it is more difficult. The Saugatuck Township Board set the stage when it tabled a Saugatuck city-pitched joint resolution “supporting” the Blue Star Trail — one opposed by trail advocates — Nov. 6, deferring collaboration to a committee comprised […]

Saugatuck, Douglas elect new council members

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By Scott Sullivan, Editor Women were winners in the first contested Saugatuck City Council election in recent memory Nov. 5. Results were not yet official early Wednesday. Claiming three open two-year seats were planning-commission-chair-but-council-newcomer Garnet Lewis with 274 votes, lone-incumbent-running Chris Peterson with 216 and Holly Leo with 185. Trailing were G. Corwin Stoppel with […]

Six seek three Saugatuck City Council seats

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Voters will find six candidates seeking three open two-year seats on the Saugatuck City Council when they go to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 5. At least two of the 7-member council taking office afterward will be new to the body, with Christine Pe-terson being the only incumbent running. Also seeking office are, alphabetically: Stephen Boyd, […]

Sports

Saugatuck boys win Allegan County Meet, girls take second

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor MARTIN—The Saugatuck cross country teams made quite an impression at the annual Allegan County Meet at the US-131 Motorsports Park on Thursday, Oct. 17. The Saugatuck boys won their race with 28 points, while the Saugatuck girls put together a runner-up showing of 51 points. Plainwell won the girls race […]

Opinion

Blue Star

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Blame Game I’m enraged that “angry white male” is redundant. The whole world’s mad now. Black, brown, yellow, red, white … we all hate each other. Add to my rage the new Ms. Monopoly game and renaming Columbus Day Indigenous People’s Day. Being born a white guy, I’m already wracked with […]

Blue Star

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