Wednesday Jul 30
Kayaker lost in fog rescued on Lake Michigan
A 42-year-old man from the east side of the state set out in a kayak from the Holland pier and traveled south toward Saugatuck.
Wednesday Jul 30
Election 2014: See where 4 Republican candidates for 80th District stand on the issues
In one of Southwest Michigan's more crowded primaries, four candidates will be vying for the Republican nomination for Michigan's 80th District , which includes most of Allegan County.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Truth Squad: State Rep. candidate Cindy Gamrat's statements on...
Who: Cindy Gamrat For State Representative What: Website campaign statements The call: Warning Relevant text: "I also believe that life is protected under the 14th Amendment of our Constitution and support Sen. Rand Paul's Senate Bill 583, the Life at Conception Act, which he introduced on March 14th, 2013.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
High-End Homes: Set on Saugatuck's lively waterfront, $1.45...
There are few livelier spots in the summer than Saugatuck's waterfront, where the yacht and party crowd gather to celebrate the long days and warm beaches.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Is busking panhandling? Kalamazoo city attorney researching ordinance on street performers
That changed earlier this month when the 25-year-old unemployed Kalamazoo man was approached by a pair of Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety officers as he strummed his guitar.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Saugatuck's Venetian Festival warns of a 'pirate invasion' during two-day event
A lighted boat parade, fireworks show and '80s concert are on tap for this weekend's family-friendly Saugatuck Venetian Festival on Friday and Saturday, July 25-26.
Northern Michigan News
A number of township, school millages up for renewal in Missaukee Co.
A number of vital millage renewals are up for a vote on Aug. 5 in Missaukee County, including several for school operations, road maintenance and fire protection.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
City issues homeowners civil infraction over debated art sculpture
SAUGATUCK, Mich. - Lake Street homeowners John Porzondek and Bryan Serman said the city cited them with a civil infraction over what they call an art sculpture on their front lawn.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
An artist's rendition of the proposed new Holland BPW power plant
A limited municipal meeting schedule is on tap for this Monday, with the board of the Holland Board of Public Works and the Saugatuck City Council slated to confer.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
WTKG-AM Grand Rapids
Body of Missing Chicago Man Found Near Saugatuck
The body was pulled from a vegetated area around 114th Avenue in Ganges Township in Saugatuck around 5:30 p.m. The Allegan County Sheriff's Department said the man was reported missing in Chicago on June 30 and his information had been given to them because he often frequents the area.
Cottages are becoming year-round homes for some, money makers for others
The cottage. It's not your grandfather's fishing cabin anymore. Instead, the traditional weekend retreat is more likely to be a year-round home in retirement or an income-producing property to rent out when you're not staying there.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
WXMI-TV Grand Rapids
Traffic Blog: New Construction, Traffic News
The ramp from northbound US-131 to eastbound Stadium Drive is closed through July 21. All other ramps are open.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
DEQ Still Taking Public Comment on Development in Saugatuck
The DEQ Water Resources Division is still taking public comment on the development of the former Presbyterian Camp property near Oval Beach.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Saugatuck, Douglas District Library seeks voter approval for $5.15 million facility
The lakeshore resort communities of Saugatuck and Douglas have had library service for more than 140 years, but local leaders say they've never had a facility specifically dedicated as a library.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Review: 'Strange Love,' by Lisa Lenzo
The linked stories in "Strange Love" are all told by Annie Zito, a single mother who lives near Saugatuck, Mich., studies creative writing at Western Michigan University, drives a bus, writes fiction and makes one good-faith effort after another to find the right guy and be a well, satisfied, she concludes when one of the more likely candidates ... (more)
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Detroit Free Press
9 of the best Michigan beaches to visit this summer
People relax on the sand and play in the water at Saugatuck's Oval Beach in Michigan in 2012.
Michigan actors fill Mason Street Warehouse's roster for summer shows
"Steam Heat," a Bob Fosse-inspired musical revue with music from "Chicago" and "Cabaret," has opened Mason Street Warehouse's summer season at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts.
Fireworks Season Begins Tonight Along Lakeshore
Fireworks will be this evening in Allegan, Leighton Township and South Haven ahead of tomorrow's Independence Day holiday.
On the market: Red, white & blue homes are all-American deals
The white house, with red outbuildings, at 113 Cross Highway is on the market for $2,899,000.
Saugatuck Park Renamed in Honor of UT Coach's Father
A 10 AM ceremony on Wednesday formally renamed the half-acre park at the corner of Butler and Culver streets in Saugatuck in honor of the late Police Chief Lyle Jones.