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

Local News

Communities wary about recreational marijuana laws

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Douglas City Council acted Monday to postpone acting on Michigan’s new recreational marijuana law, mirroring wait-and-see approaches taken by many neighbors. Douglas, which opted in last year on medical marijuana and has licensed provisioning centers going in at 435 and 2918 Blue Star Highway, OK’d a six-month recreational pot moratorium pending […]

SHS Interact students share efforts, dreams

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Saugatuck High School Interact Club members will share information about their Feb. 9-14 mission trip to the Dominican Republic — and goals to raise $10,000 to build a new schoolroom in Batey 106 there — Monday, March 25, in the Saugatuck Center for the Arts from 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Interact, a student community service […]

Blue Star

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Crash Men don’t name cars. At least that’s the way it was. “Sparky’s growling,” your wife would say. Needs a muffler, you’d answer. “How do you know her feelings aren’t hurt?” Now it’s different. As soon as you say, “Buffy’s rattling,” she has the hood open, making like Mrs. Goodwrench. Advise, […]

Sports

Gorgas sets record at Indoors Nationals

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By Jason Wesseldyk Sports Editor NEW YORK—It’s been said that records are made to be broken. Apparently Saugatuck senior Cory Gorgas buys into that notion. Competing at the New Balance Indoors Nationals at the Armory in New York on Friday, March 8, Gorgas ran a time of 14 minutes, 40.75 seconds in the second heat […]

Opinion

Prepare to pay more at pump

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher When newly-elected Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer proposed a 45-cent gas tax hike a couple weeks ago, many of her constituents were up in arms. Opposition came from all sides when Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey rolled out her plan to increase that state’s gas tax by 10 cents. There’s a big difference. […]

Blue Star

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