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

Local News

Life as performance art

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By Fr. G. Corwin Stoppel I heard on the news the body of a soldier killed 70 years ago in Korea was finally being returned home for burial. He was one of 42 servicemen whose remains were repatriated a while back, but it took several years of DNA testing to find his family. The good […]

Douglas treasurer Carpenter moves on

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  By Scott Sullivan Editor Douglas Treasurer David Carpenter has resigned to take a similar job near his home in Sparta. “I’ve been commuting 45 miles from Comstock Park each way for two years,” Carpenter, 55, told The Commercial Record Monday. “I’ve working in Douglas. People here are the best,” he said. Feb. 21 will […]

Douglas Chief loses ‘interim’ tag

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BY SCOTT SULLIVAN EDITOR Steve Kent, Douglas Interium Police Chief so long some thought that status might be permanent, was named full-time chief by city council Monday. Kent, a 33-year full-time department member, is hardly a fly-by-night type. He had long served as captain prior to succeeding Chief Ken Giles when Giles retired. “Steve served […]

Sports

Saugatuck boys split first two games of the season

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BY JASON WESSELDYK SPORTS EDITOR GOBLES—Thanks to a 64- 27 win over Zion Christian on Tuesday, Dec. 10, the Saugatuck boys’ basketball team opened its season on a high note. The Indians hoped to keep that momentum going when they traveled to Gobles for a SAC Lakeshore match-up on Friday, Dec. 13. The Tigers had […]

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Opinion

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Zooplankton Learning is lifelong. Just when I thought I knew all my deficiencies, a fellow writer taught me I had wasted my education on abstruse knowledge when civics and home economics were all I needed. His point — that schools should not neglect teaching kids everyday-living basics, like how to balance […]

Life as performance art

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Blue Star

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