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

Local News

City eyes giant holiday tree’s return

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By Jim Hayden Correspondent The decades-old Saugatuck tradition of a Christmas tree barge could return in a new form this winter thanks to a portable cell tower and local volunteers. “It’s go time now. We just need the rest of the details,” Sean Steele told Saugatuck City Council Monday. Steele, a Saugatuck Township resident, has […]

Church gives Wings lift

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Douglas United Congregational Church of Christ members Larry Furst (left) and Peter Mueller (right) presented a $2,500 donation from the church to Wings of Mercy president Terry Boer (center) at Holland’s West Michigan Regional Airport last week. Wings provides transportation to distant medical facilities for families who cannot afford to fly.

Historic Rose Cottage ‘up in the air’ – and not

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Saugatuck’s historic Rose Cottage is physically “up in the air.” But its future isn’t. “Dietz House Movers is putting a new foundation under it,” says owner Aasa (pronounced O-sa) Munk of the cottage on the corner of Allegan Road and Elizabeth Street. “We are fixing it up, yet preserving it as […]

Sports

Saugatuck volleyball wins three

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor WYOMING—The third and deciding set between the volleyball teams from Saugatuck and Godwin Heights was kind of like the Energizer Bunny. It just kept going and going and going … In the end, the Indians outlasted Godwin to win the set and take the match 16-25, 25-17, 23-21. The third […]

Opinion

I’ve had it with hurricanes

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher Someone please kick me in the shin. For some reason, I yearn to live where the water is open, and the ocean breeze is mesmerizing. In the last 15 years I have spent more time following this dream than any other. Apparently Hurricane Irma had the same path in mind. Two […]

Blue Star

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Life as performance art

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