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

Local News

City approves runs after early stumble

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By Jim Hayden Correspondent An expanded community run took a stumble out of the starting blocks but got back on track Monday after questions from Saugatuck City Council. “The race organizer was unaware Saugatuck City Council approval was needed, so this is why the council is just receiving this application,” City Manager Kirk Harrier wrote […]

‘Cereal fillers’ share gifts with kids

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Saugatuck Woman’s Club members are “cereal fillers,” helping fill summer pantries of needy children with cereal box donations. Shown assisting the Allegan County Community Foundation’s efforts towards this end are (from left) Lora Keller, Jean Hampson, membership chair Lynda Sandberg and president Karen Killackey. (Photo provided)

Teamwork helps clean up spill

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By Scott Sullivan Editor The semi crash that caused police to close northbound I-196 south of Douglas May 16 required cleaning up more than spilled PVC pipe. There was fuel and debris to clear from the road as well. Michigan State Police said a semi-tractor driver left the roadway north of M-89 around 11:12 a.m., […]

Sports

Saugatuck baseball secures share of divisional crown

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor In order to secure a tie for the SAC Lakeshore championship, Saugatuck needed to sweep its doubleheader against Bangor on Thursday, May 19. Not only did the Indians do just that, but they did so in decisive fashion. Behind the pitcher performances of Carsie Walker and Brad Dunn, Saugatuck picked […]

Soccer results

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Opinion

Fake news is ruining my profession

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher I’ve struggled mightily this week with a topic for my column. You see, I have been writing a column for nearly 30 years and sometimes it’s hard to come up with a subject I haven’t already written about. I thought about throwing around some self-deprecating humor. I blame it on being […]

Blue Star

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