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

Local News

Schools seek leader with these traits

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Want to be the next superintendent of Saugatuck Public Schools? Here’s the school board’s candidate profile, released Jan. 3, of who members are looking for to replace nine-year district superintendent Rolfe Timmerman, who announced Oct. 15 he would retire effective Jan. 26: An educational and operational visionary who can co-create, develop […]

Township winemaker eyes spring building start

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By Scott Sullivan Editor The Saugatuck Township board gave its blessing Jan. 3 to a new wine making and selling operation proposed by Joseph Krajkiewcz at 6781 124th Ave. Krajkiewcz and his wife Erica hope to start construction this spring on a 2,560-square-foot processing and tasting room in conjunction with a farm micro winery, vineyard […]

Douglas seeks treasurer/finance head

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Douglas is seeking a treasurer/finance director to replace Bob Drexler, who left the position Dec. 1 after nine years to become financial director of Bullhead City, Ariz. The city is advertising for a highly-qualified person to oversee all aspects of governmental budgeting, accounting, tax collections/distributions and financial reporting for all operations. […]

Sports

Fennville boys suffer tough loss to visiting Zeeland West

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor FENNVILLE —With his team holding a 10-point lead over visiting Zeeland West at halftime of this non-conference showdown on Friday, Dec. 29, Fennville boys’ basketball coach Joe Rodriguez was feeling pretty good. He was feeling even better after Marcel Parcher buried a 3-pointer to open the second half, pushing the […]

Opinion

Time for term limits; Congress too old

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher I have often been an advocate of term limits in Congress. Having worked on the Hill and seen firsthand how our legislative branch works, I believe our leaders get far too comfortable in their positions, which leads to a lot of verbosity and very little actual work getting done. Thus I […]

Blue Star

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