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

Local News

Saugatuck grounds sky lanterns OKing code

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By Jim Hayden Correspondent Don’t look to the sky anymore for lanterns in the City of Saugatuck. Council Monday adopted the 2015 International Fire Code that bans the popular luminary. The code provides the minimum requirements to ensure the safety of residents and emergency personnel, said Saugatuck Township Fire District Chief Greg Janik. “I do […]

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Douglas may not have Lake Michigan’s longest linear beach. But the views and water extend west for almost 100 miles. (Photo by Scott Sullivan)

Free ‘Cleaner Michigan’ talk on tap here Aug. 2

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The Environmental Law & Policy Center will offer a free presentation on water challenges Lake Michigan and other waterways face in the current political landscape Wednesday, Aug. 2, at Saugatuck Yacht Club, 15 Park St., Saugatuck, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. ELPC Grand Rapids senior attorney Magrethe Kearney will discuss “Challenges and Solutions for a […]

Sports

Indian, Fennville softball teams suffer losses in district semi-finals

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent GOBLES—The Saugatuck softball team saw its season come to an end with a 12-2 loss to Hopkins in a Division 3 semifinal game at Gobles on Saturday, June 3. “That’s a good team we lost to today,” Saugatuck coach Matt Diaz said of the Vikings. Saugatuck was forced to play […]

Opinion

Car accident/near-miss makes writer rethink life

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher I‘m starting to think I lead a charmed life. The man upstairs has been good to me throughout my life, nowhere more evident than yesterday when I was driving on the freeway to pick up my wife at the airport. It was a sunny, hot afternoon with nary a cloud in […]

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