By Ralph Echtinaw Burn, baby, burn! The St. Louis Schools wood shop students of Phil Maxwell aren’t used to making things that will go up in smoke, but that’s exactly what they’ve […]
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 Many St. Louis residents have no knowledge or interest in city government, and that perplexes new Councilman Bill Leonard. Leonard used his turn during council comments time Tuesday to […]
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting census takers for temporary positions in communities across Michigan in advance of the 2020 Census. Pay rates for census takers in Michigan have increased, with a […]
By Ralph Echtinaw Roger Collison and Bill Leonard took their places on city council Monday, being sworn in by Clerk Mari Anne Ryder and attending their first meeting as council members. They […]
By Ralph Echtinaw City council said goodbye Tuesday to council members Jerry Church, 81, and Melissa Allen, 49, who didn’t seek re-election this year. “It’s been great being with this team for […]