By Ralph Echtinaw County commissioners caviled last month over the manner in which Treasurer Terri Ball maintained 13 foreclosed properties last summer, including the hiring of her son-in-law to do the work. […]
I am editor and publisher of the St. Louis Sentinel, an online newspaper just for St. Louis, Michigan. I have lived in St. Louis since 2011 and run a window cleaning business called I Feel Your Pane. My journalism experience is 14 years as reporter, editor and copy editor from 1987 to 2001.
By Ralph Echtinaw St. Louis’ loss is Alma’s gain as police officer Ryan Bahlke has put in his notice to take a position with Alma police. St. Louis Police Chief Richard J. […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Changes to St. Louis High School dress code and cell phone policies were announced by Principal Ben Brock at Monday’s school board meeting. A requirement that girls’ shorts had […]
By Ralph Echtinaw The St. Louis Area Fire Department will have a new truck to replace an obsolescent 1996 International pumper in 18-24 months. That’s how long it takes to get a […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Gratiot County elected officials got pay raises last week, including Drain Commissioner Bernie Barnes, who was arraigned for drunk driving (third offense) on Sept. 6. County commissioners unanimously approved […]