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

Local News

Joining the elect

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Saugatuck City Council Monday elected Ken Trester (right) mayor and Jeff Spangler (left) mayor pro-tem through November 2018. Council traditionally re-elects those posts to a second one-year term for continuity’s sake. (Photo by Jim Hayden)

Old bones yield new learning a DES

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By Olivia Lowery Saugatuck High School junior While doing construction on a new shed Oct. 21, Jacob and Susan Smith discovered mastodon bones in their Byron Center back yard. Jacob’s sister, Marcia Nemith, brought in two leg bones to share with students at Douglas Elementary School, where her son, Evan, is a fourth-grader. Each class […]

‘Knowledge is Power’ offers portals from old to new

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Knowledge is power. That’s not new. But attendees of a “Together is Power” cybersecurity workshop at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts Friday knew knowledge is not a fixed thing. The 35 or so information executives understood we are only as smart as we’re able to keep learning amid ever-evolving data […]

Sports

Shriver to Meyers TD earns place in Saugatuck football lore

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent CASSOPOLIS—Jay Shriver and the rest of the Saugatuck football coaching staff resembled a group of kangaroos as they jumped for joy after Shriver’s son—Indian senior  quarterback Jackson Shriver—connected with a streaking Cooper Myers for a touchdown late in a Division 7 regional game with Cassopolis. That touchdown tied the game […]

Opinion

Blue Star

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Energy Vacuum I used to think lifelong learning was overrated. Mostly I learned how dumb I am. No longer. Thank Trump for Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who last week explained how more use of fossil fuels could help prevent sexual assault. During a recent trip to Africa, Perry said, a girl […]

Life as performance art

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