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

Local News

Biggby drops in

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Biggby Coffee’s fate here was in the air Monday as cranes and crews placed parts of the business’ soon-to-be modular drive-in shop on leased space at 6432 Blue Star Hwy. southwest of Spectators Restaurant. Kim Walston, who with Brew Happy Ventures Inc. partner Tara Zdybel is expanding Biggby founder Bob Fish’s […]

Township OKs pot shop near Exit 41

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By Scott Sullivan Editor The Saugatuck Township Board voted 3-2 July 3 to approve conditional rezoning allowing Muskegon-based Agri-Med, LLC to build a medical marijuana provisioning center on 3.5 acres fronting Blue Star Highway between Spectators Restaurant and Lakeshore Tackle and Firearms. Members reversed, not without reservations, the planning commission voting 5-2 June 3 not […]

Saugatuck city weighs public bike trail vote

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By Jim Hayden Correspondent Saugatuck residents might get to decide the fate of an 0.4-mile bike path through the city. City Councilman Barry Johnson Monday proposed putting the issue on the November ballot for voters to accept or reject the project. “It will give a chance for the voters to speak,” he said at that […]

Sports

Dunn wins pair of state championships…Saugatuck boys place second in team standings

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor JENISON—Coaches and athletes often talk about the importance of mental preparation when it comes to success in athletics. You’re not likely to get an argument from Saugatuck senior Brad Dunn in that regard following his performance at the Division 3 boys’ track state finals on Saturday, June 1. “I feel […]

Opinion

Yikes! A snake in the house!

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher I’ve experienced many critters inside my house — frogs, toads, lizards — which I’ve had to barehand and send scurrying to safety in their outside habitat. Last week I was awakened by a shriek that I had not heard before. I knew my wife had been ousted from her dreams by […]

Blue Star

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