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

Local News

Fennville may name Main ‘Birkholz Way’

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The Fennville City Commission July 2 voted to give Main Street (M-89) the honorary title Patty Birkholz Way, reports Commercial Record correspondent Jim Hayden in his Bicycle Base Fennville blog. The naming will honor the Saugatuck former state lawmaker and environmentalist who passed away May 3. Birkholz was a Fennville High School graduate. Because M-89 […]

No easy fix for Saugatuck’s Park Street

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By Jim Hayden Correspondent Another portion of Park Street in Sauga-tuck is under scrutiny after a busy holiday week when police helped slow traffic on the winding road. “I’ve walked it, biked it, driven it,” Saugatuck resident Jane Underwood told the city council Monday. “Ladies and gentlemen, I’m scared of it.” Residents want the city […]

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Dead in the Water Our Physics Made Simple series has been on hold due to popular demand. Not that physics is so complex it’s incomprehensible, just my writing. Are physicists geniuses or the rest of us so dumb we think they are? Time for another chapter. Water can be dead, electrically […]

Sports

Baseball results

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor Saugatuck 6 Covenant Christian 10 Entering the season, first-year Saugatuck baseball coach Tim Antel wanted his players to be aggressive on the basepaths. Apparently that message got through loud and clear, as the Indians racked up 209 stolen bases to place third on the all-time in Michigan High School Athletic […]

Opinion

Fake news still pervades Facebook

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher Despite Mark Zuckerberg’s attempts to limit fake news on Facebook, my timeline continues to offer “news” stories that are more false than true. Here’s an example of what I documented on my timeline in the last 24 hours: Thieves Try to Siphon Gas from an RV, But Instead Suck Out Sewage. […]

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