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

Local News

Bless the beasts

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Saugatuck’s All Saints’ Episcopal Church marked its Blessing of the Animals Sunday, held each year the Sunday closest to the Feast Day of St. Francis, with Rev. Francis Berghuis presiding (Photo by Jim Hayden)

Cow Hill Chili Cook-Off brings the heat in rain

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Cow Hill Yacht Club’s annual Chili Cook-Off saw 15 restaurants compete and an estimated 1,000-plus diners “bring the heat” Sunday under a tent in the Wicks Park rain. The fun, which included beverages and live music by the band Rock Shop, raised an estimated $7,000 for local Cow Hill-supported causes, event chair Ken Trester said. […]

City, township divide stymies possible Bridge Street fix

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Bridge Street could use a bridge. Or at least rebuilding. “It’s gotten worse and worse,” Heron Bay resident John Reinartz said of the road’s eastside entry to Blue Star Highway at the Oct. 3 Saugatuck Township Board meeting. What’s hard is that stretch lies in Saugatuck city limits but serves only […]

Sports

Win over G-A caps special evening for Saugatuck coach Bill Dunn

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By Leo Martonosi Sports Correspondent It wasn’t a family reunion. It just felt that way to Saugatuck football coach Bill Dunn. Dunn’s wife Bev stunned her husband by making sure that all of his sons attended the Indians homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 4. All four of Dunn’s siblings—William, Nick, Blake and current Saugatuck quarterback […]

Opinion

In defense of old white males (e.g. me)

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher “Oh man, it’s kind of sick how much joy I get out of being cruel to old white men.” This was said by one of the new heroes of the alt-left movement, New York Times writer Sarah Jeong, who has written several pieces and tweets often about her hate of old […]

Blue Star

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