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

Local News

Lake levels expected to rise higher yet

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High Lake Michigan levels aren’t drying up any time soon, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District announced last week. Paired lakes Huron and Michigan were within 0.6 inches of their all-time June levels, the Corps, whose hydrologists have measured Great Lakes levels since 1918, announced last week. They are expected to rise 2 […]

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By Scott Sullivan Editor Dizzy Land When I visited Disneyland as a boy I asked my Dad how it was different than anywhere else in California. “It has gates, charges admission, then people wait in line to pay more to do stupid things,” he explained. But how is that different? Like a fine wine the […]

Life as performance art

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By Fr. G. Corwin Stoppel This will be my last column for a while, at least until the latter part of the year. It isn’t as much by choice as it is of necessity. Very simply, I have filed for a seat on the Saugatuck City Council and it isn’t appropriate to be running for […]

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

Newspapers not important? Think again

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By Mike Wilcox Publisher I came across this column by Ambrosia Nelson, general manager at Leader Publications in Niles. I’d been thinking of writing a similar piece, but she expressed my opinion so well I simply decided to rerun what she already published. Here it is:   “We live in a generation that is more […]

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